Weather permitting, PWS and City of Launceston will be conducting a fuel
reduction burn on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at Trevallyn, as part of the state-wide Fuel
Reduction Program which is aimed at reducing the bushfire risk to help protect lives and communities.
The total area of this burn will be approximately 50 hectares, and is likely to take 1-2 days to complete.
During burning operations public access to the Trevallyn Nature Recreation Area will be
The public is asked to remain well out of the burn site while the burn is taking place and for the following days until safety checks have been made along tracks and trails.
Upper Gorge Fire Trail, Heartbreak Hill Fire Trail, Powerline Track, Reedy Gully North, Bandicoot Track, Echidna Track, Hardcase Track, Wiggly Track, Postmans Track, Stolen Spice Track, Hopbush Track and Gorge Road car park at the boom gate will REMAIN CLOSED until these safety checks have been make.
Please comply with directions from staff or any signs if you are in the area.
While the fire intensity will be low, it will generate flames, smoke and ash. People with medical
conditions are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke from the burn.
Further information about this burn is available by contacting Parks
and Wildlife Service on 6777 2179.
Locations affected: Trevallyn Nature Recreation Area;
Last reviewed 24/4/2023 04:11 PM