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Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Derby-Gibb River Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

6 hours 51 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Derby-Gibb River Road, approximately 45 kilometres east of Derby in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley. Content: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Derby-Gibb River Road, approximately 45 kilometres east of Derby in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.   The bushfire is now burning within containment lines away from the Derby-Gibb River Road.   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:
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
  •  Firefighters will continue to monitor the area.  
  EXTRA INFORMATION:
  • The incident was reported on Monday 29 September 2014
  • The cause of the fire is unknown
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • Local pastoralists are managing the fire.
  No further updates will be issued.

Publication Time: 1/10/2014 3:40 PM Expiration Time: 2/10/2014 8:00 AM

Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

6 hours 59 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley. Content: A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West 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 is burning in bushland east of Camballin Road on Mount Anderson Station.
  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  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: 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 from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING: Local pastoralists from Mount Anderson Station are monitoring the fire.   EXTRA INFORMATION:
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Currently 33,000 hectares have been burnt.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • Local pastoralists are 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 11.00am Thursday 2 October 2014 unless the situation changes.

Publication Time: 1/10/2014 3:35 PM

Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park in the Shire of Ashburton

7 hours 41 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE remains in place for people in the northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park, to the east of Python Pool, Roebourne-Wittenoom Road and in the George River gorge area. Content: The following alert has been issued by the Department of Parks and Wildlife    A bushfire ADVICE remains in place for people in the northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park, to the east of Python Pool, Roebourne-Wittenoom Road and in the George River gorge area. 

 

  • 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 started in the northern park of Millstream Chichester National Park and is burning in an area east of Python Pool.

 

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a easterly direction and is not contained.

 

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.

 

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
  • Parks and Wildlife fire crews are monitoring the fire on the ground.

 

EXTRA INFORMATION:
  • The fire was reported at 7am on Monday 29 September
  • 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 (Thursday 2 October) unless the situation changes.   ​ Publication Time: 1/10/2014 2:50 PM

Bushfire ALL CLEAR for west of Home Valley Station in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

11 hours 35 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Gibb River Road in the area between Jack's Waterhole and Bindoola Creek, west of Home Valley Station in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Content: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on the Gibb River Road in the area between Jack's Waterhole and Bindoola Creek, west of Home Valley Station in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.   The bushfire is now burning away from the Gibb River Road.  
  • 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:
    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site. 

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    •  Firefighters will continue to monitor the area.  


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • It has burnt approximately 52,000 hectares
    • DFES is managing the fire.
      No further updates will be issued.

    Publication Time: 1/10/2014 11:00 AM Expiration Time: 1/10/2014 5:00 PM

    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for east of Cape Leveque Road near Balk Crossing in the Shire of Broome

    11 hours 41 min ago
    Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Cape Leveque Road near Balk Crossing in the Dampier Peninsula, in the Shire of Broome. Content: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Cape Leveque Road near Balk Crossing in the Dampier Peninsula, in the Shire of Broome.   The bushfire is burning away from Cape Leveque Road.
    • 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:
    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
    •  Firefighters will continue to monitor the area.  
      EXTRA INFORMATION:
    • The incident was reported at 3.30pm 29 September 2014.
    • Currently 15,000 hectares have been burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • DFES is managing the fire.
      No further updates will be issued.

    Publication Time: 1/10/2014 10:50 AM Expiration Time: 1/10/2014 5:00 PM

    Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

    11 hours 51 min ago
    Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley. Content: A bushfire ADVICE remains for people travelling on Camballin Road and Mount Anderson Road in the Shire of Derby-West 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 is burning in bushland east of Camballin Road on Mount Anderson Station.
      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
      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: 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 from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING: Local pastoralists from Mount Anderson Station are monitoring the fire.   EXTRA INFORMATION:
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Currently 33,000 hectares have been burnt.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • Local pastoralists are 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 4.00pm today, Wednesday 1 October 2014 unless the situation changes.

    Publication Time: 1/10/2014 10:40 AM

    Bushfire ADVICE for the Derby-Gibb River Road in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

    11 hours 59 min ago
    Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE reamins for people travelling on the Derby-Gibb River Road, approximately 45 kilometres east of Derby in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley Content: A bushfire ADVICE reamins for people travelling on the Derby-Gibb River Road, approximately 45 kilometres east of Derby in the Shire of Derby-West 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 is burning in bushland between Kimbolton Road and Blina Road.
      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
    • The bushfire is burning within containment lines.
    • It is contained but not under control.
      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: 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 from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
    • DFES is monitoring the fire remotely.
    • Local pastoralists are working to contain the fire.
      EXTRA INFORMATION:
    • The incident was reported on Monday 29 September 2014
    • The cause of the fire is unknown
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • Local pastoralists are 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 4.00pm today, Wednesday 1 October 2014 unless the situation changes.

    Publication Time: 1/10/2014 10:30 AM

    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park in the Shire of Ashburton

    12 hours 35 min ago
    Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE remains in place for people in the northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park, to the east of Python Pool, Roebourne-Wittenoom Road and in the George River gorge area. Content:   The following alert has been issued by the Department of Parks and Wildlife    A bushfire ADVICE remains in place for people in the northern part of Millstream Chichester National Park, to the east of Python Pool, Roebourne-Wittenoom Road and in the George River gorge area. 

     

    • 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 started in the northern park of Millstream Chichester National Park and is burning in an area east of Python Pool. 
      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a easterly direction and is not contained.

     

    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.

     

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
    • Parks and Wildlife fire crews are monitoring the fire on the ground.

     

    EXTRA INFORMATION:
    • The fire was reported at 7am on Monday 29 September
    • 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 (Wednesday 1 October) unless the situation changes.

    Publication Time: 1/10/2014 9:55 AM

    Factory Fire in Welshpool in the City of Canning now made safe

    Tue, 30/09/2014 - 5:09pm
    Category: Fire Alert Summary: The factory fire in Welshpool has now been made safe and smoke has cleared from the area. Content: The factory fire in Welshpool has now been made safe and smoke has cleared from the area. 
     
    WHAT TO DO: 
    • People in Welshpool near Radium Road and Welshpool Road will no longer be impacted by smoke.  
    • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.
    ROAD CLOSURES:
    The following roads remain closed: 
    • Radium Road between Welshpool Road and Railway Parade  
    Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
    EXTRA INFORMATION:
    • Around 55 career Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service firefighters assisted at the scene. 
    • The fire was reported at 3.22pm today.  
    • The cause of the fire is unknown. 
    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    • This information is also available by calling 13 DFES (13 3337).   There will be no more information released regarding this incident. 

    Publication Time: 30/09/2014 6:40 PM
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