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A Bushfire Emergency Warning For Liawenee

Looking back toward Miena and the fire front from Liawenee on Mon 21 Jan 2019
Looking back toward Miena and the fire from Liawenee yesterday

Issued At: 22/01/2019 11:28am

There is a bushfire at The Great Pine Tier, Central Plateau.

The fire will put Liawenee at very high risk within next 2 hours.

This fire will be difficult to control.

Burning embers, falling on Liawenee will threaten your home before the main fire.

Smoke and ash will make it difficult to see and breathe.

What to do:

If your home is well prepared for very high risk fires and you can actively defend it, it should provide shelter.

If your home is unprepared go to a safer location now.

If the path is clear, drive towards Deloraine.

There is an Evacuation Centre at Rotary Function Centre, Alverston Drive Deloraine.

If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, use it now.

If you don't live near Liawenee, stay away.

Listen to ABC Local Radio or look at www.fire.tas.gov.au for more information.

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