Advice bushfire warning for Dolphin Sands

Tasmanian Fire Service have issued an Advice level warning for a bushfire that is currently burning on Dolphin Sands Road, Dolphin Sands.

There is no immediate threat.

Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control.

People in the Dolphin Sands area should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.

If you are not prepared for a bushfire, you should think about leaving for a safe place if it gets more dangerous.

If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, check it now.

New road rules apply in Tasmania. Motorists must slow to 40km/h when passing a stationary or slow moving emergency vehicle(s) with red and blue lights flashing or sounding alarm. This will assist in keeping emergency services personnel safe. https://rsac.tas.gov.au/slow-down-for-emergency-vehicles

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

There bushfire is currently reported as being 4.8 Ha and was first reported a 1.36pm.

Attending Resources:

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:

  3 x HEAVY TANKER

  4 x LIGHT TANKER

  1 x MEDIUM TANKER

  1 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT

  1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

Parks and Wildlife Resources Arrived:

  2 x LIGHT TANKER

State Emergency Service Resources Arrived:

  2 x RESCUE VEHICLE

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:

  1 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT

  2 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM

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