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Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the southern part of Warwick in the City of Joondalup

5 hours 41 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Lloyd Drive, Erindale Road and Beach Road in the southern part of Warwick in City of Joondalup. Content:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Lloyd Drive, Erindale Road and Beach Road in the southern part of Warwick in City of Joondalup.

  • The bushfire that was burning near Lloyd Drive and Erindale 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.

ROAD CLOSURES:

No roads are closed.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

Firefighters have left the area safe. 

EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 1.37pm today. 
  • The fire has burnt approximately two hectares.
  • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
  • 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: 26/08/2016 3:52 PM Expiration Time: 27/08/2016 8:00 AM Region: Metro

Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of Warwick in the City of Joondalup

7 hours 32 min ago
Category: Fire Alert Summary: A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the southern part of Warwick in City of Joondalup. Content:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the southern part of Warwick in City of Joondalup.

• 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 between Lloyd Drive and Erindale Road and is burning towards Beach Road..

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

• The bushfire is moving slowly in a south easterly 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:

There are currently no roads closed. Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

• Career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters from three stations are on the scene.

EXTRA INFORMATION:

• The incident was reported at 1:37pm today .

• 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: 26/08/2016 2:04 PM Region: Metro
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