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Total Fire Ban

Total Fire Ban

Today Friday, 04 January 2013 has been declared a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Whole State in Tasmania.

No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air from Friday, 04 January 2013 12:00 AM until Friday, 04 January 2013 11:59 PM.

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2012-2013 State Fire Commission Budget >>

A fire permit period has been declared for the whole of the state of Tasmania
A fire permit can be obtained by free calling 1800 000 699

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Major Incident Updates

Emergency Warning

Nearby residents may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now may put lives at risk.

There are 2 Emergency Warning Incidents.

Watch and Act

A heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing; nearby residents need to start taking action now to protect themselves and their family.

There is 1 Watch and Act Incident.


An incident has started. People in the area should keep up to date with developments.

There are 5 Advice Incidents.