The fire is being monitored at regular intervals.

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).

To help protect emergency workers, a new road rule applied from 1 December 2019 when approaching any stationary or slow moving emergency vehicle with lights flashing. You must safely slow to 40km/h as you pass the emergency vehicle. This applies whatever direction you are travelling in, unless there is a dividing barrier. Take care when slowing and avoid braking suddenly. More information at

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 to manage the risks of smoky days.

For advice is available from the Department of Health or Asthma Australia

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 28-Jan-2020 05:07 PM
First Reported: 30-Dec-2019 02:55 PM
Location: Pelham Road, Pelham
Status: Patrol
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 2200 hectares