TFA attend structure fire in New Town

Firefighters are working to gain control of a structure fire in New Town in the state’s South. 

Tasmania Fire Service were informed of the fire on Carlton Street shortly after 7.30pm on Saturday and were still battling the blaze just before 8.30pm. 

Three fire vehicles have been called to the scene. 

Tasmania Police has informed motorists that the section of Carlton Street between Augusta Road and Hickman Street will be closed until the fire is brought under control.