This fire is located on Permanent Timber Production Zone Land to the south of the Weld River in vicinity of Eddy Road.

Sustainable Timber Tasmania resources have contained the fire and continue to patrol the area at regular intervals.

There may be visible smoke and fire activity within the burnt area for some time.

If there is any fire activity causing you concern please report it to the TFS by calling triple zero (000).

Community Information:

People with medical conditions are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke from the burn. Advice is available from the Department of Health and Human Services website or

For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website:

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2018-02-22
First Reported: 2018-01-24
Location: Eddy Road, Southwest
Status: Patrol
Agency: Forestry Tasmania
Size: 18 hectares