There is a fire burning in remote vegetation. Ground crews are working in the area supported by aerial water bombing.
The fire is active and spreading east up the ridge.
If there is any fire activity causing you concern please report it to the TFS by calling triple zero (000).
People travelling through Gordon River Road may be impacted by smoke. Be mindful to take care when driving, it will come and go throughout the day.
Firefighting aircraft will be utilising Lake Pedder to refill water tanks. All boat users need to adhere to warnings posted at the boat ramps, keep close to the shoreline and remain well clear of operating aircraft.
The following boat ramps in Lake Pedder are open:
For information on current track closures, please visit the Parks & Wildlife Service website: https://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=7785
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website: http://www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/
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 https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania https://www.asthmatas.org.au