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People at higher risk from the effects of smoke, including those with medical conditions, are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke and managing their health. Advice is available from the Department of Health or Asthma Australia

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If there is a fire and your plan is to evacuate or leave, the best option is to stay with family or friends. There may be a higher risk of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in an evacuation centre, not only to those seeking shelter but also to emergency services and evacuation centre personnel. Physical distancing is to be maintained at all times in evacuation centres.

Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 18-Jan-2022 04:00 PM
First Reported: 11-Jan-2022 01:20 PM
Location: Waratah Road, Waratah
Status: Patrol
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 2 hectares