There is a bushfire that started at Riveaux Road, Southwest.

Flare ups within the fire boundary will continue. There is no threat to the community from the fire, however there is and will continue to be smoke present around the area for several days.

People travelling in the area should exercise caution if driving in smoke, turn on your headlights and drive slowly.

Community Information:

TFS, PWS, STT and supporting agencies are working to identify and extinguish flare ups.

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

TasRECOVERY - Information and Service Hubs:
Huonville Information and Services Hub - 121 Huon Highway (cnr Walton Street). Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am - 5pm. More information at

Information regarding Recovery and Restoration Grants can be found at:

Track, park and campground closures: Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service click on Track/Reserve Closures & Visitor Advice.

Any member of the public requiring assistance with injured wildlife should contact DPIPWE on 6165 4305 for advice or visit

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 18-Apr-2019 11:32 PM
First Reported: 16-Jan-2019 08:46 AM
Location: Riveaux Road, Southwest
Status: Patrol
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 63719 hectares
Attending Resources:

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
  1 x TFS