Fire in Tasmania downgraded but could still threaten homes

Fire in Tasmania downgraded but could still threaten homes

A large bushfire is bearing down on a small community in Tasmania, after the blaze jumped containment lines overnight.

Residents of Musselroe Bay in the state’s north-east have been evacuated as the fire heads towards the small township.

The Tasmanian Fire service warned residents, as of midnight their homes were under threat, but that was downgraded to a watch and act alert later in the night.

Extra fire fighters have been called in to help, but as of 3am this morning the blaze was still not contained.

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