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Bushfire Advice for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK 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: 03:22 PM
Date of issue: 19 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


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 Halls Creek.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • 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 part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK 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: 10:26 AM
Date of issue: 19 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


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 Halls Creek.

SPRING CREEK CARAVAN PARK:

DFES and DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service are monitoring the situation and liaising with the caravan park.

The caravan park authorities will be notifying campers of the fire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • 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 

After Storm: Cancellation for Pilbara

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Pilbara Content:

Please note changes to alert level

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


Time of issue: 05:04 AM
Date of issue: 19 June 2018

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Pilbara

As at 19/06/2018 04:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning western parts of the Pilbara has been cancelled.

Severe weather is contracting to the northwest and conditions are easing.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 19/06/2018 04:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have been closed due to flooding including:

  • Minilya Exmouth Road in both directions between Burkett Road intersection and Exmouth.
  • Burkett Road in both directions from Minilya-Exmouth Road to North West Coastal Highway.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara Content:

Please note changes to locations affected and weather details

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


Time of issue: 11:18 PM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara

If you live in western parts of the Pilbara you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Exmouth and Onslow.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

  • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 18/06/2018 23:00:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cloud band lies over the northwest of WA. The rain is expected to ease early on Tuesday morning before clearing by Tuesday afternoon. Heaviest falls will continue to be expected in coastal parts.HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is possible during early Tuesday morning particularly near the coast in the far western Pilbara, where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100 millimetres to 9am Tuesday are possible.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have been closed due to flooding including:

  • Minilya Exmouth Road in both directions between Burkett Road intersection and Exmouth.
  • Burkett Road in both directions from Minilya-Exmouth Road to North West Coastal Highway.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

After Storm: Cancellation for Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara Content:

Please note changes to locations affected, weather details and road closures.

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


Time of issue: 04:28 PM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara

If you live in south western parts of the Pilbara you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Exmouth and Onslow.

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to those received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne

As at 18/06/2018 15:57:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning for areas between Carnarvon and Coral Bay and adjacent inland parts of the Gascoyne district has been cancelled.

Severe weather is contracting to the northwest and conditions are easing.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 18/06/2018 15:57:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cloud band lies over the northwest of WA. Rain has fallen over the northwest Gascoyne and far western Pilbara over the last 24 hours, with heaviest falls about coastal parts between Carnarvon and Exmouth. The rain is expected to continue - though will contract into the west Pilbara and begin easing early on Tuesday morning before clearing by Tuesday afternoon. Heaviest falls will continue to be expected in coastal parts. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible during Monday and early Tuesday morning particularly near the coast in the far western Pilbara, where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Severe weather is contracting to the northwest with conditions between Carnarvon and Coral Bay and adjacent inland parts of the Gascoyne district easing, and the warning for these parts is cancelled. In the 24 hours to 4pm Monday, Carnarvon has recorded 32.6mm, Minilya Bridge 51.4mm, Learmonth Airport 44.8mm, Winderie Airstrip 41.4mm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have been closed due to flooding including:

  • Minilya Exmouth Road in both directions between Burkett Road intersection and Exmouth.
  • Burkett Road in both directions from Minilya-Exmouth Road to North West Coastal Highway.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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


Time of issue: 03:44 PM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


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 HALLS CREEK

SPRING CREEK CARAVAN PARK:

DFES and DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service are monitoring the situation and liaising with the caravan park.

The caravan park authorities will be notifying campers of the fire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • 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 

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

Please note changes to locations affected and weather details.

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


Time of issue: 02:05 PM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Exmouth, Onslow, Coral Bay, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Nanutarra.

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to those received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 18/06/2018 13:40:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cloud band lies over the northwest of WA. Areas of rain have developed over mainly coastal parts between Carnarvon and Exmouth, and will extend through the remainder of the warning area during the remainder of Monday. Heavier falls should contract into the far western Pilbara during the early hours of Tuesday morning before easing throughout Tuesday afternoon. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible during Monday and early Tuesday morning particularly near the coast in the far northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Carnarvon has recorded 31.1mm in the 12 hours to 1pm Monday and Minilya Bridge 49.4mm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed.

Exercise caution in the Gascoyne area due to water on and near the road. 

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

Please note changes under Spring Creek Caravan Park


Time of issue: 09:47 AM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


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 Halls Creek.

SPRING CREEK CARAVAN PARK:

DFES and DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service are monitoring the situation and liaising with the caravan park.

The caravan park authorities will be notifying campers of the fire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • 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 

After Storm: Cancellation for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


Time of issue: 06:57 AM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

As at 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern has been cancelled.



To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Conditions are gradually easing in the southwest of WA. A cold front has moved through the southwest of WA, with a westerly stream persisting in its wake. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday, but severe weather is no longer expected in the southwest of WA. A second Severe Weather Warning for heavy rainfall remains current for the Gascoyne and Pilbara districts. Cape Naturalite recorded a wind gust of 94 kilometres per hour at 9:22pm on Sunday.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

Please note changes under weather details section

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


Time of issue: 06:48 AM
Date of issue: 18 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 18/06/2018 04:41:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Heavy rain will develop over the northwest of the State during Monday. A cloud band continues to develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during the day. Heavy rain has started to fall over coastal parts between Coral Bay and Carnarvon, and will extend through the remainder of the warning area during the day. heavy Rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible during Monday, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and northwest Gascoyne, where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

There is no change to the previous alert

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


Time of issue: 11:03 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A middle level cloud band will develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a moderate to strong cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during Monday and early Tuesday. Rainfall will develop during the early hours of Monday morning. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and norhtwest Gascoyne, between Coral Bay and Exmouth where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Please refer to the second Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds associated with the cold front as it passes over the southwest corner of WA late Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes to weather details section

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


Time of issue: 10:58 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest in the next few hours as a cold front moves through. A moderate to strong cold front is currently moving over southwest parts of the State. The weather system may cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas DANGEROUS GUSTS in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by around 1am Monday and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday. A second Severe Weather Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL is also current for the Gascoyne and Pilbara districts. Cape Naturalite recorded a wind gust of 94 kilometres per hour at 9:22pm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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


Time of issue: 07:04 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


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 HALLS CREEK.

SPRING CREEK CARAVAN PARK:

DFES are monitoring remotely and liaising with the caravan park.

The caravan park authorities will be notifying campers of the fire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • 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 

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

Please note changes under Weather Information section

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


Time of issue: 04:49 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A middle level cloud band will develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a moderate to strong cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during Monday and early Tuesday. Rainfall will develop during the early hours of Monday morning. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and norhtwest Gascoyne, between Coral Bay and Exmouth where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Please refer to the second Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds associated with the cold front as it passes over the southwest corner of WA late Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes throughout.

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


Time of issue: 04:43 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest as a cold front moves through overnight. A moderate to strong cold front will move across southwest parts of the State overnight tonight. The weather system may cause widespread damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to homes and property in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas dangerous gusts in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause significant damge or destruction to homes and property. The onset of severe weather is expected at the South West Capes from approximately 10pm this evening, extending to eastern parts of the warning area with the passage of the cold front by 1am on Monday. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by 1am and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday. A second Severe Weather Warning for heavy rainfall is also current for the Gascoyne and Pilbara districts.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


Time of issue: 12:00 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 11:04:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest as a cold front moves through overnight. A moderate to strong cold front will move across southwest parts of the State overnight tonight. The weather system may cause widespread damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to homes and property in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas dangerous gusts in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause significant damage or destruction to homes and property. The onset of severe weather is expected at the South West Capes from approximately 10pm this evening, extending to eastern parts of the warning area with the passage of the cold front by 1am on Monday. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by 1am and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:58 AM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 11:05:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A middle level cloud band will develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a moderate to strong cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during Monday and early Tuesday. Rainfall will develop during the early hours of Monday morning. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and norhtwest Gascoyne, between Coral Bay and Exmouth where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Please refer to the second Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds associated with the cold front as it passes over the southwest corner of WA late Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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.
Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


END

Hazmat Controlled Contained for WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS has been extinguished

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Please note change to Road Closures section


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

Time of issue: 08:51 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS has been extinguished.

The Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE has been extinguished

WHAT TO DO:

  • Be aware of emergency services personnel in the area and follow their directions.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

  • Brook Road at the intersection of Welshpool Road East has been reopened.
  • Welshpool Road East between Tonkin Highway and Coldwell Road has been reopened.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR by contacting the City of Gosnells.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are leaving the scene..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 15/06/2018 12:33:00.


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 listen to news bulletins. 
No further updates will be issued.


END

Hazmat Controlled Contained for WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Please note change to alert level


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

Time of issue: 02:14 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained.

The Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE is now contained and under control

WHAT TO DO:

  • People on or near Brook Road may be impacted by smoke.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road has been closed:

  • Brook Road is closed at the intersection of Welshpool Road East.
  • Welshpool Road East between Tonkin Highway and Coldwell Road.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR by contacting the City of Gosnells.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Forty firefighters are attending.
  • Firefighters are on the scene and mopping up.
  • Western Power, WA Police and City of Gosnells are on the scene. 


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 15/06/2018 12:33:00.


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 listen to news bulletins. 
No further updates will be issued.


END

Hazmat General Warning for Wattle Grove in the City of Kalamunda

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.



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

Time of issue: 01:22 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in Wattle Grove in the City of Kalamunda.

There is a structure fire on Brook Road near the intersection of Welshpool Road East in the the City of Kalamunda

People on or near Brook Road may be impacted by smoke.

WHAT TO DO:

  • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency servcies personnel working on site.
the following road has been closed:

Brook Road is closed at the intersection of Welshpool Road East.


Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR City of Kalamunda.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • forty firefighters are attending.
  • Firefighters are on the scene and actively fighting the fire.
  • Western Power and WA Police are on the scene. 


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. 
Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

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