Fire crews have contained the fire and will continue working until it is safe.

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:

Rain has fallen across the fireground which has reduced fire activity.

Firefighters will continue to patrol and monitor the fireground over coming days, blacking out hotspots near containment lines.

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: 2019-02-19
First Reported: 2019-01-16
Location: Western Hills, West Coast
Status: Being Controlled
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 6500 hectares