Tasmanian World Heritage listed forests, a small area has been on fire for about 1 month. It's this forest in particular which the firefighters and SES are trying to save.
No loss of life or homes thus far.
Smoke comes and goes over my small city, depends on which way the breeze/wind blows.
The blue area is 'Alert', the white, no 'Alert Level'.
The word "Kimba" is derived from the local Aboriginal word for "bushfire", and the District Council of Kimba's emblem reflects this in the form of a burning bush.'
'Iron Knob is a town in South Australia on the Eyre Peninsula immediately south of the Eyre Highway. Iron Knob and the surrounding area had a population of about 199.
The town obtained its name from its proximity to large deposits of iron ore, most notably Iron Monarch which outcropped prominently from the relatively flat, surrounding landscape.'
The Iron Knob in the distance.
A map from Streaky Bay on the left, Kimba in the middle, Iron Know to the right of that about where the A1 is, then you see Port August where we were headed.