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Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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: 02:27 PM 
Date of issue: 20 August 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Great Northern Highway in the vicinity of Ngamoowalem Reserve, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham.

  • 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 Gibb River Road and Great Northern Highway in Ngamoowalem Reserve.

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:

    • It is not contained but moderate in behaviour.


    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 on the scene, monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:30 AM on 20 August 2018 and currently there has been 1100 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.


    Bushfire Advice for parts of the Great Northern Highway between Dunham River and Kingston Rest near Durack.

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the Great Northern Highway between Dunham River and Kingston Rest near Durack. Content:

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


    Time of issue: 02:19 PM
    Date of issue: 20 August 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the Great Northern Highway between Dunham River and Kingston Rest near Durack.

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Dunham River and Kingston Rest..

    • 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.

    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 westerly direction.


      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 unknown LGA.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 01:46 PM on 20 August 2018.
      • 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 north western parts of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts 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 Road Closures sections


      Time of issue: 12:52 PM
      Date of issue: 20 August 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Valentine Creek to the north, Chamberlain Drive and Weero Road to the east, Victoria Highway to the south and Valentine Springs Road to the west in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 is burning in western parts of the Valentine Estate.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      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:

      • It is out of control and unpredictable.
      • It is burning in a westerly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
      A number of roads have been closed including:

      • Valentine Spring Road is closed from Victoria Highway through to Parry Creek/Ivanhoe 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 by contacting the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:15 AM on 20 August 2018.
      • 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 north western parts of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts 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)


      Time of issue: 12:23 PM
      Date of issue: 20 August 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Valentine Creek to the north, Chamberlain Drive and Weero Road to the east, Victoria Highway to the south and Valentine Springs Road to the west in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 is burning in western parts of the Valentine Estate.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      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:

      • It is out of control and unpredictable.
      • It is burning in a westerly direction.


      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 by contacting the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:15 AM on 20 August 2018.
      • 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 north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:09 AM
      Date of issue: 20 August 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

      • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

      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 westerly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        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 by contacting the Shire of Broome.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
        • 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.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 Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: shfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

        Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURE section


        Time of issue: 10:00 AM
        Date of issue: 20 August 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Coulomb Point Nature Reserve between Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

        • 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 is burning in the Coulomb Point Nature Reserve between Manari Road and Cape Leveque Road.
        • It is burning towards the coast.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
        • Reconsider camping in the area.
        • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
        • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

        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 westerly direction.
        • 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.
        A number of roads have been closed including:

        Manari Road - North of James Price Point

        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 by contacting the Shire of Broome.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are also monitoring the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:57 PM on 12 August 2018.
        • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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: 09:01 AM 
        Date of issue: 20 August 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL: 

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Great Northern Highway in the vicinity of Ngamoowalem Reserve, 45km south-south-east of Wyndham.

        • 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 Gibb River Road and Great Northern Highway in Ngamoowalem Reserve.

        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:

          • It is not contained but moderate in behaviour.


          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 on the scene, monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 06:30 AM on 20 August 2018 and currently there has been 1100 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.


          Bushfire Advice for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:14 PM
          Date of issue: 19 August 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

          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 westerly direction.
            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            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 by contacting the Shire of Broome.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
            • 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.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 Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:11 PM
            Date of issue: 19 August 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Coulomb Point Nature Reserve between Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in the northern part of WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • 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 is burning in the Coulomb Point Nature Reserve between Manari Road and Cape Leveque Road.
            • It is burning towards the coast.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
            • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
            • Reconsider camping in the area.
            • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
            • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
            • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

            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 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 by contacting the Shire of Broome.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire.
            • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are also monitoring the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 02:57 PM on 12 August 2018.
            • 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 

            Smoke Alert Advice for areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in Perth Metropolitan

            Category: Other Alert Summary: ‭Smoke Alert for areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in the cities of Wanneroo and Joondalup Content:

            Time of issue:10:36 AM
            Date of issue: 19 August 2018

            Smoke Alert for areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in the cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo

            The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for the northern suburbs from Yanchep to Hillarys.

            The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out by the department in Pinjar Pines today.

            Smoke is expected to clear overnight.

            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 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 issued when the situation changes

            END 

            Bushfire Advice for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 09:42 AM
            Date of issue: 19 August 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

            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 westerly direction.
              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
              • 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.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 Coulomb Point in the Northern part of WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the Northern part of WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


              Time of issue: 09:41 AM
              Date of issue: 19 August 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for Coulomb Point in the Northern part of WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Colomb Point Nature Reserve between Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME.

              • 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 is burning in the Coulomb Point Nature Reserve between Manari Road and Cape Leveque Road.
              • It is burning towards the coast.

              WHAT TO DO:

              • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
              • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
              • Reconsider camping in the area.
              • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
              • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
              • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

              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 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 BROOME.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 02:57 PM on 12 August 2018.
              • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 03:49 PM
              Date of issue: 18 August 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

              • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

              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 westerly direction.
                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
                • 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.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 areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in Perth Metropolitan

                Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in the cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo Content:

                Time of issue:01:51 PM
                Date of issue: 18 August 2018

                Smoke Alert for areas between Yanchep and Hillarys in the cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo

                The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for the northern suburbs from Yanchep to Hillarys.

                The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out by the department in Pinjar Pines today.

                Smoke is expected to clear overnight.

                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 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 issued when the situation changes

                END 

                Bushfire Advice for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 10:47 AM
                Date of issue: 18 August 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

                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 westerly direction.
                  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                  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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
                  • 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.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 north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 03:36 PM
                  Date of issue: 17 August 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                  • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

                  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 westerly direction.
                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
                    • 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.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 north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 11:39 AM
                    Date of issue: 17 August 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                    • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

                    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 westerly direction.
                      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                      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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
                      • 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.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 western side of King Leopold Ranges in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for western side of King Leopold Ranges 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: 09:50 AM 
                      Date of issue: 17 August 2018


                      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  western side of King Leopold Ranges in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                      ALERT LEVEL: 

                      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on Gibb River Road in the vicinity of the western part of King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park.

                      • The bushfire that was burning has been contained and is under control.
                      • 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: 

                      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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 07:12 AM on 15 August 2018 and currently there has been 2400 hectares burnt.
                      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
                      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                      • 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.


                      No further updates will be issued.


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 04:15 PM
                      Date of issue: 16 August 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road near the intersection of Middle Lagoon Road north east of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                      • 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 Cape Leveque Road and Middle Lagoon Road in Dampier Peninsula.

                      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 westerly direction.
                        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                        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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 03:22 PM on 15 August 2018.
                        • 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.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 western side of King Leopold Ranges in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western side of King Leopold Ranges 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: 03:16 PM 
                        Date of issue: 16 August 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for western side of King Leopold Ranges in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                        ALERT LEVEL: 

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Gibb River Road in the vicinity of the western part of King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park.

                        • 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 western part of the King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park.

                        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.

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • It is uncontained and unpredictable.


                          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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 07:12 AM on 15 August 2018 and currently there has been 250 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
                          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                          • 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.


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