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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

Additional track closures announced by PWS - 1:25pm 25 Jan 2019

25/01/2019

For public safety PWS advise the following tracks have now been closed until further notice due to the threat of fire.


Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve



  • Echo Sugarloaf Track


Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area



  • Snug Fall Track

  • Pelverata Falls Track

  • Umfrevilles Track


PWS tracks in the Zeehan, Rosebery and Heemskirk Area 



  • Lake Cumberland Track

  • Mt Murchison Track

  • Climies Four wheel Drive Track (Trial Harbour-Granville Harbour)


Mountain Bike Trails Rosebery Area



  • Dundas Trail


Fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast so it’s important for everyone to stay informed in case conditions change.


For a complete list of park, track and area closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures