The fire is being patrolled at regular intervals.

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

Firefighting activities and patrols will remain in place for several days in order to identify and extinguish hotspots on the fire edge and deal with any unexpected outbreaks of fire if they occur.

Although the fire is currently contained, there is still potential with the right conditions for the fire to flare up.

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:
For information about protecting your health during smoky conditions go to
For information on track and reserve closures, please visit Parks & Wildlife Service Tasmania website and select 'Track and Reserve Closures'

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2017-11-18
First Reported: 2017-10-17
Location: Argonaut Road, St Helens
Status: Under Control
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 7543 hectares