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Bushfire ADVICE for Burrup Peninsula in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha

2 hours 2 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: ​A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Burrup Peninsula between Hearson Cove Road and Withnell Bay in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha. Content:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Burrup Peninsula between Hearson Cove Road and Withnell Bay in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha.  

•          There is no threat to lives or homes but there is smoke impacting on Burrup Road.
•          Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  
BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR: 
•          The bushfire is not contained.
 
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.  
  
ROAD CLOSURES: 
The following roads are closed:
* Cowrie Cove Road
* Village Road
* Withnell Bay Road
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.
  
RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:
No recreation sites are closed.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
•          Department of Parks and Wildlife and Karratha and Roeburn Fire and Rescue services have consolidated the western boundary of the fire and are back burning from Village Road east to Cowrie Cove Road. 
  
EXTRA INFORMATION: 
•          The fire was reported on Monday 29 June 2015 and has burnt through approximately 500 hectares. 
•          The cause of the fire is unknown.
•          The Department of Parks and Wildlife is managing the fire. 
  
KEEP UP TO DATE: 
Visit www.dpaw.wa.gov.au,www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow Parks and Wildlife on Facebook or Twitter @WAParksWildlife or listen to news bulletins. 
  
The next update will be provided by 11am tomorrow (Wednesday, 1 July 2015) unless the situation changes. 

Publication Time: 30/06/2015 3:40 PM

Bushfire ADVICE for Burrup Peninsula in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 11:57pm
Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Burrup Peninsula between Hearson Cove Road and Withnell Bay in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha. Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Parks and Wildlife 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Burrup Peninsula between Hearson Cove Road and Withnell Bay in Murujuga National Park in the City of Karratha.  
 
•          There is no threat to lives or homes but there is smoke impacting on Burrup Road.
•          Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
 
BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
•          The bushfire is not contained.
 
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. 
 
ROAD CLOSURES:
The following roads are closed:
* Cowrie Cove Road
* Village Road
* Withnell Bay Road
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.
 
RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:
No recreation sites are closed.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
•          Department of Parks and Wildlife and Karratha and Dampier Fire and Rescue services are at the fire.
 
EXTRA INFORMATION:
•          The fire was reported on Monday 29 June 2015.
•          The cause of the fire is unknown.
•          The Department of Parks and Wildlife is managing the fire. 
 
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dpaw.wa.gov.au,www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow Parks and Wildlife on Facebook or Twitter @WAParksWildlife or listen to news bulletins. 
 
The next update will be provided by 4pm today (Tuesday, 30 June 2015) unless the situation changes. 

Publication Time: 30/06/2015 10:35 AM
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