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Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Gibb River-Kalumburu Road in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 3:50pm
Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Gibb River-Kalumburu Road, 35 kilometres south of Kalumburu, in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Content:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Gibb River-Kalumburu Road, 35 kilometres south of Kalumburu, in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

• The bushfire that was burning near Gibb River-Kalumburu Road has been extinguished.

• Firefighters have worked tirelessly together with other agencies since the fire was reported.

• 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 emergency services personnel working in the area. 


ROAD CLOSURES:

No roads are closed. 

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

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 will continue to monitor remotely. 


EXTRA INFORMATION:

• The incident was reported on 14 July 2016.

• The fire has burnt approximately 500 hectares.

• The cause of the fire is suspicious.

• People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

• DFES is managing the fire.


No further updates will be issued. 

Publication Time: 19/07/2016 3:48 PM Region: Kimberley

Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River-Kalumburu Road in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:15am
Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on the Gibb River-Kalumburu Road, 35 kilometres south of Kalumburu, in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Content:

*Please note no changes to the previous alert.


A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on the Gibb River-Kalumburu Road, 35 kilometres south of Kalumburu, in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

• There is no threat to lives or homes but 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 Gibb River-Kalumburu Road and is burning towards Carson River.


BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

• The bushfire is moving slowly in a northerly direction.

• It is a small controllable fire.


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. 


ROAD CLOSURES:

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

Fire crews are monitoring the situation remotely.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

• The incident was reported on 14 July 2016.

• The fire has burnt approximately 500 hectares.

• The cause of the fire is suspicious.

• 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.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news bulletins.


The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.

Publication Time: 19/07/2016 11:13 AM Region: Kimberley

Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Marble Bar in the Shire of East Pilbara

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 10:09am
Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Black Rock Road and Limestone Marble Bar Road in Marble Bar in Shire of East Pilbara. Content:

​An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Black Rock Road and Limestone Marble Bar Road in Marble Bar in Shire of East Pilbara.

• The bushfire that was burning near Black Rock Road and Limestone Marble Bar Road has been extinguished.

• Firefighters have worked tirelessly together with other agencies since the fire was reported.

• 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 emergency services personnel working in the area. 

ROAD CLOSURES:

No roads are closed. 

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

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 will monitor the area for the rest of the day. 

EXTRA INFORMATION:

• The incident was reported at 1:08pm on the 18 July 2016

• The cause of the fire is unknown.

• People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

• The Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.

No further updates will be issued. 

Publication Time: 19/07/2016 10:02 AM Expiration Time: 19/07/2016 5:00 PM Region: Pilbara
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