There are three small bushfires burning south of Cape Sorell lighthouse, Macquarie Heads.

The fire is being patrolled at regular intervals.

If there is any fire activity causing you concern please report it to the TFS by calling triple zero (000).

Unless you are a resident or have urgent business, please avoid this area.

Stay informed in case conditions change.
Monitor ABC Local Radio & TFS Website - for further information

Community Information:

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

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 or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2019-01-17
First Reported: 2018-12-29
Location: Cape Sorell Lighthouse, Macquarie Heads
Status: Patrol
Agency: Parks & Wildlife Service
Size: 9 hectares