This fire started from a lightning strike. It is burning in a remote area.

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:

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

Alert Level: NO ALERT LEVEL
Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2019-02-17
First Reported: 2019-01-31
Location: Wombat Peak, Southwest
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 243 hectares