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Bushfire All Clear for part of MOUNT ANKETELL in CITY OF KARRATHA

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for part of MOUNT ANKETELL in CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)


Time of issue: 09:09 AM
Date of issue: 19 September 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for part of MOUNT ANKETELL in CITY OF KARRATHA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway near Karratha Industrial Estate in CITY OF KARRATHA .

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR CITY OF KARRATHA.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 07:07 PM on 18 September 2019.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway near Karratha Industrial Estate in CITY OF KARRATHA

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway near Karratha Industrial Estate in CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

N/A This is a new alert


Time of issue: 09:32 PM
Date of issue: 18 September 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway near Karratha Industrial Estate in CITY OF KARRATHA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling along North West Coastal Highway near Karratha Industrial Estate in the City of Karratha.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire is burning near the Murchison River in Karratha.
WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

    Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR CITY OF KARRATHA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:07 PM on 18 September 2019.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • DFES is managing the fire.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Hazmat Controlled Contained for Melville in the City of Melville controlled-contained

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    Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Hazardous Materials in Melville in the City of Melville controlled-contained Content:

    This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


    Please note changes throughout the alert


    The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).

    Time of issue: 07:59 AM
    Date of issue: 16 September 2019

    Hazardous Materials in Melville in the City of Melville controlled-contained.

    The Hazardous Materials in MELVILLE is now contained and under control.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • People in the area no longer need to remain inside as a precautionary measure. 


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed. 


    Motorists are asked to avoid the area. If travelling along Kitchener Road, reduce speed and be aware of emergency services personnel that are still working in the area.

    Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.
    • ChemCentre and and the Department of Water and Environmental and Regulation Pollution Response Unit are continuing to provide technical support to DFES.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The cause of the incident is a mercury spill inside a residential shed.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins. 
    No further updates will be issued.


    END

    Hazmat General Warning for Melville in the City of Melville

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    Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Hazardous Materials in Melville in the City of Melville Content:

    This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.



    The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).

    Time of issue: 07:33 PM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019

    Hazardous Materials in Melville in the City of Melville.

    There is a HAZMAT incident on Kitchener Road near the intersection of Stock Road in the City of Melville.

    The HAZMAT incident is contained to a residential shed.

    There is no direct threat to the community.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
    • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
    • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed. 


    Motorists are asked to avoid the area. If travelling along Kitchener road, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

    Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.
    • ChemCentre are on their way to provide technical support to DFES.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins. 
    Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber, Coonabidgee and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber, Coonabidgee and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 06:28 PM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019

    Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber, Coonabidgee and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber, Coonabidgee and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The smoke is the result of  prescribed burns being carried out in the Red Gully and Coonabidgee areas by Parks and Wildlife Service. It is expected to clear by tomorrow morning

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
    • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
    • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
    • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 04:25 PM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019

    Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out in the area by Parks and Wildlife Service. It is expected to clear by tomorrow morning

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
    • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
    • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
    • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for for Cape Leveque Road in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome in Kimberley

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Cape Leveque Road in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome Content:

    The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


    Time of issue: 01:40 PM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019


    Smoke Alert for Cape Leveque Road in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Manari Road and surrounding areas in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome. 
    • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning on the western side of Cape Leveque Road.


    WHAT TO DO:

    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
    • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
    • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    Bushfire Behaviour:

    • The fire is out of control and unpredictable. 
    • It is moving in a south-easterly direction. 

     

    What Firefighters are Doing:

    • Bush Fire Brigade and Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are on the scene and strengthening containment lines. 


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.


    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Broome. 


    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Bedfordale to Serpentine including Jarrahdale in Metro South East

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bedfordale to Serpentine including Jarrahdale in the City of Armadale and Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 09:21 AM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019

    Smoke Alert for Bedfordale to Serpentine including Jarrahdale in the City of Armadale and Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Bedfordale to Serpentine including Jarrahdale in the City of Armadale and Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

    The smoke is the result of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns being carried out today. Smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
    • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
    • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
    • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

    The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions


    Time of issue: 09:12 AM
    Date of issue: 15 September 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
    • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    • Mount Hart Road has reopened
    • Silent Grove Road remains closed

    Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    Recreation Site Closures:

    The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

    • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
    • Silent Grove Campground
    • Bell Gorge Campground


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
    • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    No further updates will be issued.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in Metro North East

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 04:15 PM
    Date of issue: 14 September 2019

    Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Red Gully, Wannamal, Mogumber and surrounds in the Shire of Gingin

    The smoke is the result of a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn being carried out in Red Gully today. Smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
    • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
    • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
    • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

    The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


    Time of issue: 03:11 PM
    Date of issue: 14 September 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

      • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
      • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
      • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is controlled but not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
      The following roads are closed:

      • Mount Hart Road 
      • Silent Grove Road

      Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      Recreation Site Closures:

      The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

      • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
      • Silent Grove Campground
      • Bell Gorge Campground


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
      • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

      The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 08:58 AM
      Date of issue: 14 September 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

        • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
        • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
        • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
        The following roads are closed:

        • Mount Hart Road 
        • Silent Grove Road

        Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        Recreation Site Closures:

        The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

        • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
        • Silent Grove Campground
        • Bell Gorge Campground


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
        • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire All Clear for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

        The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)


        Time of issue: 03:46 PM
        Date of issue: 13 September 2019


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the southern part of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:14 AM on 12 September 2019.
        • Currently there has been 900 hectares burnt.
        • DFES is managing the fire.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
        No further updates will be issued.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

        The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 02:48 PM
        Date of issue: 13 September 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

          • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
          • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
          • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
          The following roads are closed:

          • Mount Hart Road 
          • Silent Grove Road

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

          Recreation Site Closures:

          The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

          • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
          • Silent Grove Campground
          • Bell Gorge Campground


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
          • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in Metro North Coastal

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo Content:

          The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
          Time of issue: 01:53 PM
          Date of issue: 13 September 2019

          Smoke Alert for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

          The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds, including Indian Ocean Drive and Breakwater Drive in the City of Wanneroo.

          The smoke is a result of prescribed burns being carried out today in Yanchep National Park and state forest by the Parks and Wildlife Service. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
          • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
          • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
          • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:
          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

          The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 09:22 AM
          Date of issue: 13 September 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

            • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
            • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
            • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
            The following roads are closed:

            • Mount Hart Road 
            • Silent Grove Road

            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            Recreation Site Closures:

            The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

            • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
            • Silent Grove Campground
            • Bell Gorge Campground


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
            • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

            Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

            The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

            Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters are Doing sections


            Time of issue: 04:16 PM
            Date of issue: 12 September 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the intersection of Crossing Falls Road and Fish Farm Road KUNUNURRA.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started near the intersection of CROSSING FALLS RD and FISH FARM RD in KUNUNURRA.
            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

              • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
              • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
              • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south westerly direction.
              • It is contained and under control.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
              Some roads may be closed.

              Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
              • 15 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 04:14 AM on 12 September 2019.
              • DFES is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
              The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

              The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

              Please note changes under Extra Information


              Time of issue: 03:32 PM
              Date of issue: 12 September 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

                • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
                The following roads are closed:

                • Mount Hart Road 
                • Silent Grove Road

                Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

                Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                Recreation Site Closures:

                The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                • Silent Grove Campground
                • Bell Gorge Campground


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                • Currently there has been 45,000 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

                Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                END

                Bushfire Advice for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

                The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

                This is a new alert


                Time of issue: 11:00 AM
                Date of issue: 12 September 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the intersection of Crossing Falls Road and Fish Farm Road KUNUNURRA.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire started near the intersection of CROSSING FALLS RD and FISH FARM RD in KUNUNURRA.
                • It is burning in a south westerly direction.
                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

                  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south westerly direction.
                  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
                  Some roads may be closed.

                  Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

                  Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.
                  • firefighters are attending.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 04:14 AM on 12 September 2019.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.

                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

                  Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                  The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                  EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                  The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 10:47 AM
                  Date of issue: 12 September 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

                    • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                    • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                    • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
                    The following roads are closed:

                    • Mount Hart Road 
                    • Silent Grove Road

                    Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

                    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                    Recreation Site Closures:

                    The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                    • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                    • Silent Grove Campground
                    • Bell Gorge Campground


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 30,000 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

                    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                    The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                    END

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