Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Watch and Act - Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road - Monitor conditions as they are changing
Warning Issued At: 12/02/2022 10:48am
Incident number: 22005729

This is a bushfire Watch and Act message for Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road.

This fire may impact Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road within the next 8 hours.

The fire is travelling North West, towards Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road.

The fire is expected to be difficult to control.

Embers, smoke and ash may fall on Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road.

TFS, STT, Reliance Forest Fibres is attending. Conditions are expected to be changeable.

What to do:

Take action now to protect yourself, your family, and your home.

If you are not prepared for a bushfire, be ready to leave for a safer place.

If you have made a bushfire plan, check it now.

If you don't live near Pipers Brook Road, Bridport Road and Ferny Hill Road, stay away.

For fire updates, listen to ABC Local Radio or visit the TFS website at fire.tas.gov.au.
Community Information:

For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website: www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/.

People at higher risk from the effects of smoke, including those with medical conditions, are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke and managing their health. Advice is available from the Department of Health dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or Asthma Australia www.asthma.org.au.

If there is a fire and your plan is to evacuate or leave, the best option is to stay with family or friends.
Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2022-02-12
First Reported: 2022-02-10
Location: Pipers Brook Road, Lebrina
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 1200 hectares
Attending Resources:

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
4 x MEDIUM TANKER
9 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x HEAVY TANKER
3 x OTHER
1 x UTILITY
1 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM
3 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

State Emergency Service Resources Arrived:
1 x OTHER

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
2 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
2 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM

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