A fuel reduction burn conducted is being undertaken at Coplestones Hill near Goshen, as part of the state-wide Fuel Reduction Program which is aimed at reducing the bushfire risk to help protect lives and communities.

This burn will be approximately 1310 ha in size.
During burning operations public access to this area will be restricted. The public is asked to remain well out of the burn site while the burn is taking place and for the following few days. Please comply with directions from staff or any signs if you are in the area.
While the fire intensity will be low, it will generate flames, smoke and ash. 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 www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/precautions or www.asthmatas.org.au
Further information about this burn is available by contacting Sustainable Timber Tasmania on phone 6169 2800. A map of planned burns is available on the TFS website at http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=colFRPBurnSchedule

Type: fuel reduction burn
Last Updated: 2018-10-20
First Reported: 2018-10-06
Location: Coplestones Hill, Goshen
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 1310 ha