Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Watch and Act - Sisters Beach - Lake Llewellyn - Monitor conditions as they are changing

This is a bushfire watch and act message for Sisters Beach - Lake Llewellyn.

This fire may impact Sisters Beach - Lake Llewellyn later today.

The fire is travelling East, towards Lake Llewellyn area.

The fire is expected to be difficult to control.

Embers, smoke and ash may fall on Sisters Beach - Lake Llewellyn.

Tasmania Fire Service and Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service are attending. Conditions are expected to worsen.

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 Sisters Beach - Lake Llewellyn, stay away.

For fire updates, listen to ABC Local Radio or visit the TFS website at fire.tas.gov.au.
Warning Issued At: 12/12/2021 1:43pm
Incident number: 21035627
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.

For the latest information on the COVID-19 situation in Tasmania, visit coronavirus.tas.gov.au or call the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline (1800 671 738).

If there is a fire and your plan is to evacuate or leave, the best option is to stay with family or friends. There may be a higher risk of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in an evacuation centre, not only to those seeking shelter but also to emergency services and evacuation centre personnel. Physical distancing is to be maintained at all times in evacuation centres.
Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 12-Dec-2021 01:43 PM
First Reported: 11-Dec-2021 04:26 PM
Location: Sisters Beach Road, Sisters Beach
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 461 hectares
Attending Resources:

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
3 x LIGHT TANKER
3 x HEAVY TANKER
1 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x TFS
2 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
4 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM
2 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

Parks and Wildlife Resources Arrived:
2 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x UTILITY
2 x CAR

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

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