Source: Tasmania Fire Service

WATCH AND ACT - PIPERS BROOK, LEBRINA, WYENA, GOLCONDA AND SURROUNDS - STAY INFORMED
Warning Issued At: 13/02/2022 11:06am
Incident number: 22005729
This is a bushfire watch and act message for Pipers Brook, Lebrina, Wyena, Golconda and Surrounds.

This fire is expected to impact Pipers Brook, Lebrina, Wyena, Golconda and Surrounds by within the next 2 to 6 hours.

The fire is travelling North West, towards Ferny Hill Road.

The fire is expected to be difficult to control.

Embers, smoke and ash may fall on Pipers Brook, Lebrina, Wyena, Golconda and Surrounds.

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, Lebrina, Wyena, Golconda and Surrounds, 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.

Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 13-Feb-2022 11:06 AM
First Reported: 10-Feb-2022 03:01 PM
Location: Pipers Brook Road, Lebrina
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 1526 hectares
Attending Resources:
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
4 x MEDIUM TANKER
10 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x HEAVY TANKER
3 x OTHER
2 x UTILITY
2 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM
3 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

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

State Emergency Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x BUS
1 x OTHER



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