Forcett fire remains under watch and act

The large bushfire between Forcett and the Tasman Peninsula this morning remainds under a watch and act alert level.

The Tasmanian Fire Service says the fire danger rating in this area  is forecast to be  high and fires under these conditions can be difficult to control .

Firefighters are patrolling and responding to flare ups and changed fire conditions caused by varying wind conditions.

Parts of this bushfire are currently not controlled.

People in the Kellevie, Bream Creek, Eaglehawk Neck, Pirates Bay, Doo Town, Old Jetty Road and Blowhole Road areas are requested to remain vigilant to changing weather conditions.

Reported Road Closures are  Arthur Highway from Old Forcett Road to Nubeena Road, Taranna. Fulham Road from Primrose Sands Road to Gellibrand Street, Dunally. Sugarloaf Road from Arthur Highway to Carlton River Road.    

Denison Canal closed to all boating traffic until further notice.

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