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Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes under Road and recreation site closures


Time of issue: 05:18 PM
Date of issue: 11 September 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

    • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
    • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
    • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
    The following roads are closed:

    • Mount Hart Road 
    • Silent Grove Road

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    Recreation Site Closures:

    The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

    • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
    • Silent Grove Campground
    • Bell Gorge Campground


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
    • Currently there has been 30,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

    The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

    Please note changes under Road and recreation site closures


    Time of issue: 03:59 PM
    Date of issue: 11 September 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

      • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
      • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
      • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
      The following roads are closed:

      • Mount Hart Road 
      • Silent Grove Road

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      Recreation Site Closures:

      The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

      • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
      • Silent Grove Campground
      • Bell Gorge Campground


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
      • Currently there has been 30,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Smoke Alert Advice for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo Content:

      The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
      Time of issue: 03:47 PM
      Date of issue: 11 September 2019

      Smoke Alert for Yanchep, Two Rocks and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

      The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for people travelling along Breakwater Drive and Indian Ocean Drive in the vicinity of Yanchep and Two Rocks in the City of Wanneroo

      The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
      • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
      • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
      • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

      KEEP UP TO DATE:
      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


      END

      Smoke Alert Advice for Sawyers Valley in Metro South East, Metro North East

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Sawyers Valley in the Shire of Mundaring Content:

      The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
      Time of issue: 09:54 AM
      Date of issue: 11 September 2019

      Smoke Alert for Sawyers Valley in the Shire of Mundaring

      The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Sawyers Valley in the Shire of Mundaring

      The smoke is the result of a Parks and Wildlife Service burn being carried out in Sawyers Valley today. It is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
      • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
      • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
      • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

      KEEP UP TO DATE:
      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

      The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 09:43 AM
      Date of issue: 11 September 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

        • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
        • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
        • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • Mount Hart Road 

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

        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        Recreation Site Closures:

        The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

        • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
        • Silent Grove Campground


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
        • Currently there has been 30,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

        The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

        Please note changes under Extra Information


        Time of issue: 03:24 PM
        Date of issue: 10 September 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

          • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
          • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
          • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Mount Hart Road 

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

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

          Recreation Site Closures:

          The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

          • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
          • Silent Grove Campground


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
          • Currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

          The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

          Please note changes under Road Closures


          Time of issue: 09:59 AM
          Date of issue: 10 September 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

            • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
            • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
            • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            • Mount Hart Road 

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

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            Recreation Site Closures:

            The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

            • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
            • Silent Grove Campground


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
            • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

            Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

            The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:41 PM
            Date of issue: 09 September 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

              • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
              • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
              • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

              Recreation Site Closures:

              The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

              • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
              • Silent Grove Campground


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
              • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
              • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
              The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire All Clear for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

              The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions


              Time of issue: 03:24 PM
              Date of issue: 09 September 2019


              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

              • The bushfire that was burning 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


              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 1200 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
              • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
              No further updates will be issued.


              END

              Smoke Alert Advice for Gooseberry Hill, Kalamunda and surrounds in Metro North East

              Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Gooseberry Hill, Kalamunda and surrounds in the City of Kalamunda Content:

              The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
              Time of issue: 10:02 AM
              Date of issue: 09 September 2019

              Smoke Alert for Gooseberry Hill, Kalamunda and surrounds in the City of Kalamunda

              The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Gooseberry Hill, Kalamunda and surrounds in the City of Kalamunda.

              The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out today in Kalamunda National Park by the Parks and Wildlife Service. It is expected to clear overnight.

              WHAT TO DO:

              • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
              • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
              • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
              • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:
              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

              The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

              Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information


              Time of issue: 09:51 AM
              Date of issue: 09 September 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fire started in the Ngamoowalem Conservation Park in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

                • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                • It is 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


                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 1200 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

                Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                END

                Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 09:47 AM
                Date of issue: 09 September 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

                  • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

                  Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                  Recreation Site Closures:

                  The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                  • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                  • Silent Grove Campground


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

                  Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                  The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

                  The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions


                  Time of issue: 03:08 PM
                  Date of issue: 08 September 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Old Halls Creek Road in Wyndham in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • The fire started in the Ngamoowalem Conservation Park in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

                    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                    • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                    • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is not contained and 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                    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 cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

                    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                    END

                    Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                    The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 03:05 PM
                    Date of issue: 08 September 2019


                    Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                    • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                    WHAT TO DO:

                      If driving

                      • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                      • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                      • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

                      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                      Recreation Site Closures:

                      The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                      • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                      • Silent Grove Campground


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                      • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

                      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                      END

                      Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                      The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 09:04 AM
                      Date of issue: 08 September 2019


                      Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                      WHAT TO DO:

                        If driving

                        • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                        • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                        • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

                        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                        Recreation Site Closures:

                        The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                        • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                        • Silent Grove Campground


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                        • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

                        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                        END

                        Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                        The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 03:20 PM
                        Date of issue: 07 September 2019


                        Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                        • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                        WHAT TO DO:

                          If driving

                          • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                          • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                          • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

                          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                          Recreation Site Closures:

                          The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                          • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                          • Silent Grove Campground


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                          • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                          • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

                          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                          END

                          Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                          The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                          Please note changes under Recreation Site Closures


                          Time of issue: 09:16 AM
                          Date of issue: 07 September 2019


                          Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                          • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                          WHAT TO DO:

                            If driving

                            • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                            • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                            • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                            Roads have not been closed.

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

                            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                            Recreation Site Closures:

                            The following recreation sites are closed until further notice:

                            • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail
                            • Silent Grove Campground


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                            • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                            • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                            KEEP UP TO DATE:

                            Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                            END

                            Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                            The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                            There is no change to the previous alert


                            Time of issue: 02:59 PM
                            Date of issue: 06 September 2019


                            Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                            • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                            WHAT TO DO:

                              If driving

                              • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                              • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                              • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              Roads have not been closed.

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

                              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                              Recreation Site Closures:

                              • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail are closed until further notice.


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                              • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                              • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

                              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                              The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                              END

                              Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                              The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                              There is no change to the previous alert


                              Time of issue: 09:57 AM
                              Date of issue: 06 September 2019


                              Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                              • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                              WHAT TO DO:

                                If driving

                                • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                                • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                                • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                                • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                                • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                Roads have not been closed.

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

                                Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                                Recreation Site Closures:

                                • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail are closed until further notice.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                                • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                                KEEP UP TO DATE:

                                Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                                The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                                END

                                Bushfire Advice for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

                                The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

                                There is no change to the previous alert


                                Time of issue: 02:48 PM
                                Date of issue: 05 September 2019


                                Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                                ALERT LEVEL:

                                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Gibb River Road in the vicinity of March Fly Glen day use area in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                                • The fire started 7km west of the Silent Grove turnoff in KING LEOPOLD RANGE CONSERVATION PARK

                                WHAT TO DO:

                                  If driving

                                  • Be extremely careful when driving given smoke in the area.
                                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
                                  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
                                  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

                                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                  Roads have not been closed.

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

                                  Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                                  Recreation Site Closures:

                                  • Lennard River Gorge day use area and Lennard River Gorge walk trail are closed until further notice.


                                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


                                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                  • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 1 September 2019.
                                  • Currently there has been 12,000 hectares burnt.
                                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

                                  Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                                  The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                                  END

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