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Bushfire Advice for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey 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: 09:37 AM
Date of issue: 24 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Ridgeview Way, Papalia Court and Plantation Outlook within the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey.

  • 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 Treasure Road and Wellesley Road North

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 contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

All roads have been reopened.

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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HARVEY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, mopping up and ensuring the fire stays within containment lines.


DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Currently there has been 200 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes bushfire behaviour. The Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents from Friday 24th of January.


Time of issue: 08:45 AM
Date of issue: 24 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Asplin Road to Estate Road to Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road to the south, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained and under control.


  • During this incident, firefighters have been able to protect a substantial amount of pine within the fire ground.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents. This closure includes mountain bikes, trail bikes and four-wheel drive recreational vehicles. The closure is in place from Friday January 24 and the roads will reopen on Tuesday January 28.

The roads included in this closure include:

  • Zircon Rd
  • Asplin Rd
  • Annels Rd
  • Folly Rd
  • Rowe Rd
  • Ellis Creek Rd
  • Stallard Rd
  • Glacier Rd

Other roads have not been closed, but motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points have been set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre

 

Community Message:

  • Please be reminded that it is a prohibitied burning season and camp fires are not allowed to be lit along the rivers edge or anywhere within the shire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire,strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes to warning area and bushfire behaviour. The Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents from Friday 24th of January.


Time of issue: 05:59 PM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Asplin Road to Estate Road to Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road to the south, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


  • During this incident, firefighters have been able to protect a substantial amount of pine within the fire ground.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents. This closure includes mountain bikes, trail bikes and four-wheel drive recreational vehicles. The closure is in place from Friday January 24 and the roads will reopen on Tuesday January 28.

The roads included in this closure include:

  • Zircon Rd
  • Asplin Rd
  • Annels Rd
  • Folly Rd
  • Rowe Rd
  • Ellis Creek Rd
  • Stallard Rd
  • Glacier Rd

Other roads have not been closed, but motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points have been set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre

 

Community Message:

  • Please be reminded that it is a prohibitied burning season and camp fires are not allowed to be lit along the rivers edge or anywhere within the shire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire,strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes throughout. The Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents from Friday 24th of January.


Time of issue: 03:54 PM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions overnight assisted firefighting efforts.
  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


  • During this incident, firefighters have been able to protect a substantial amount of pine within the fire ground.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents. This closure includes mountain bikes, trail bikes and four-wheel drive recreational vehicles. The closure is in place from Friday January 24 and the roads will reopen on Tuesday January 28.

The roads included in this closure include:

  • Zircon Rd
  • Asplin Rd
  • Annels Rd
  • Folly Rd
  • Rowe Rd
  • Ellis Creek Rd
  • Stallard Rd
  • Glacier Rd

Other roads have not been closed, but motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points have been set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre

 

Community Message:

  • Please be reminded that it is a prohibitied burning season and camp fires are not allowed to be lit along the rivers edge or anywhere within the shire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire,strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey 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: 03:49 PM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Ridgeview Way, Papalia Court and Plantation Outlook within the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey.

  • 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 Treasure Road and Wellesley Road North

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 contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

All roads have been reopened.

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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HARVEY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, mopping up and ensuring the fire stays within containment lines.


DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Currently there has been 200 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes throughout. The Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents from Friday 24th of January.


Time of issue: 03:23 PM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions overnight assisted firefighting efforts.
  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


  • During this incident, Firefighters have been able to protect a substatianal amount of Pine within the fire ground.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Tank Five area will be closed to everyone except emergency services and residents. This closure includes mountain bikes, trail bikes and four-wheel drive recreational vehicles. The closure is in place from Friday January 24 and the roads will reopen on Tuesday January 28.

The roads included in this closure include:

  • Zircon Rd
  • Asplin Rd
  • Annels Rd
  • Folly Rd
  • Rowe Rd
  • Ellis Creek Rd
  • Stallard Rd
  • Glacier Rd

Other roads have not been closed, but motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points have been set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre

 

Community Message:

  • Please be reminded that it is a prohibitied burning season and camp fires are not allowed to be lit along the rivers edge or anywhere within the shire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire,strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

There are changes throughout the alert, please note community messages.


Time of issue: 11:20 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions overnight assisted firefighting efforts.
  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


  • During this incident, Firefighters have been able to protect a substatianal amount of Pine within the fire ground.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points have been set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre

 

Community Message:

  • Please be reminded that it is a prohibitied burning season and camp fires are not allowed to be lit along the rivers edge or anywhere within the shire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire,strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


END

Bushfire All Clear for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

Please note changes under Alert Level


Time of issue: 11:08 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of the Balladonia Roadhouse and Balladonia Homestead in BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

  • The bushfire that was burning in Balladonia has been extinguished.
  • 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:39 PM on 20 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1,000 hectares burnt.
  • Shire of Dundas 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

No further updates will be issued.


END

Bushfire Advice for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey 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: 10:29 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Ridgeview Way, Papalia Court and Plantation Outlook within the area bounded by Treasure Road, Wellesley Road North and Forrest Highway/Old Coast Road north of Kemerton in the Shire of Harvey.

  • 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 Treasure Road and Wellesley Road North

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 contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

All roads have been reopened.

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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HARVEY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, mopping up and ensuring the fire stays within containment lines.


DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Currently there has been 200 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note this alert has been downgraded. There are changes throughout the alert.


Time of issue: 07:09 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions overnight assisted firefighting efforts.
  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION POINTS:

Community informaion points will be set up today at the following locations:

  • Nannup eziway
  • Nannup caravan park
  • Nannup Shire office
  • Nannup Caltex petrol station
  • Nannup Community reource centre

 


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support is on standby if needed..
  • Shire of Nannup are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update will be provided by 11am today unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert. If you are on or near Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road to the south and Balingup-Nannup Road and Ellis Creek State Forrest to the north you are now in a bushfire Advice area.


Time of issue: 06:19 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert. If you are on or near Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road to the south and Balingup-Nannup Road and Ellis Creek State Forrest to the north you are now in a bushfire Advice area.


Time of issue: 04:25 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert. If you are on or near Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road to the south and Balingup-Nannup Road and Ellis Creek State Forrest to the north you are now in a bushfire Advice area.


Time of issue: 02:28 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes to the Advice area. If you are on or near Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road to the south and Balingup-Nannup Road and Ellis Creek State Forrest to the north you are now in a bushfire Advice area.


Time of issue: 12:27 AM
Date of issue: 23 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes to the Advice area. If you are on or near Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road to the south and Balingup-Nannup Road and Ellis Creek State Forrest to the north you are now in a bushfire Advice area.


Time of issue: 10:37 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway and Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, south of Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes throughout the alert


Time of issue: 08:04 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway, Balingup-Nannup Road, Gypsum Road and south of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road), including the NANNUP townsite and north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Forrest Products Commission firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support cannot operate in the dark and have been released from the incident. They will return at first light..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 55 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES and EXTRA INFORMATION sections


Time of issue: 06:04 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway, Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway, Ballingup-Nannup Road, Gypsum Road and south of Brockman Highway, including the NANNUP townsite and north of Brockman Highway and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed however Brockman Highway has speed restrictions in place due to smoke. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.
  • The Shire of Nannup are also in attendance.


DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 55 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Nannup assisted by DBCA and 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note addition of ADVICE areas


Time of issue: 04:20 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Brockman Highway, Gypsum Road, Gerardhi Road, and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest, in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for NANNUP townsite and eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway, Ballingup-Nannup Road, Gypsum Road and south of Brockman Highway, including the NANNUP townsite and north of Brockman Highway and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • 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 BROCKMAN HWY and BROCKMAN RD in EAST NANNUP.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF NANNUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.
  • The Shire of Nannup are also in attendance.


DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Shire of Nannup 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for northern parts of KARLOO in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern parts of KARLOO in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON Content:

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

This is now an ALL CLEAR


Time of issue: 03:52 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern parts of KARLOO in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Abraham Street, Solomon Circle and the Geraldton-Karloo Pipeline in the northern parts of KARLOO in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • Firefighters will patrol and monitor the area for the rest of the day/night.
  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

All roads are now open.

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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Greater Geraldton.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling and monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 10:58 AM on 21 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 2 hectares burnt.
  • 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

No further updates will be issued.


END

Bushfire Advice for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


Time of issue: 03:28 PM
Date of issue: 22 January 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of the Balladonia Roadhouse and Balladonia Homestead in BALLADONIA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

  • 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 bushland south east of the Balladonia Roadhouse.

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:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 2 DFES staff and 4 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:39 PM on 20 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1,000 hectares burnt.
  • Shire of Dundas 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

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