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Bushfire Advice for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:48 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in parts of WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

Manari Road has been closed from north of Willie Creek access 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 BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 32,000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS 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: 03:37 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, MADOONIA DOWNS, WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgarlie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and GOLDFIELDS HWY in WIDGIEMOOLTHA.

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
BINNERINGIE ROAD has reopened

A number of roads have been closed including:

BURRA ROCKS ROAD

VICTORIA ROCKS ROAD

SPARGOVILLE ROAD

HOLLAND TRACK

 

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 SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling and back burning which may result in increased smoke activity in the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


END

Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.

Please note that due to a change in weather conditions, there is a lot of smoke in the area.

Time of issue: 03:37 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019

Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

ALERT LEVEL
A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN.

Smoke is impacting South Guildford and Hazelmere. 

  • There has been an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford, reported on Monday, November 25th 2019. The fire is now contained and under control.
  • There is still some smoke that is visible in the area.
  • Air quality in the area is being monitored and although no air toxicity levels have been detected at ground level, dense smoke and odours may cause irritation, sore eyes, coughing, a runny nose and an asthmatic response.

WHAT TO DO:  

  • As a precautionary measure people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should 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 conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

DETAILS:

ROAD CLOSURES:

  • Parts of Hyne Road have been closed.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA in 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the City of Swan.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

Career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are continuing to monitor fire activity and extinguish hot spots.

EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have attended and will continue to retest air toxicity levels as needed.
  • The fire was reported at 9am, Monday November 25th 2019.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown. 

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.

The next update will be issued when the situation changes

END 

Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER 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: 03:32 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
  • Currently there has been 280,000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


END

Smoke Alert Advice for Muir Hwy between Rocky Gully and Mt Barker, and Frankland townsite in Lower South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Muir Hwy between Rocky Gully and Mt Barker, and Frankland townsite in the Shires of Plantagenet and Cranbrook Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 03:17 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019

Smoke Alert for Muir Hwy between Rocky Gully and Mt Barker, and Frankland townsite in the Shires of Plantagenet and Cranbrook

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Muir Hwy between Rocky Gully and Mt Barker, and Frankland townsite in the Shires of Plantagenet and Cranbrook

The smoke is due to a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn being carried out north of Denmark. The smoke 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 for parts of WHIM CREEK and SHERLOCK in the CITY OF KARRATHA in Pilbara

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for parts of WHIM CREEK and SHERLOCK in the CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


Time of issue: 02:46 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Smoke Alert for parts of WHIM CREEK and SHERLOCK in the CITY OF KARRATHA

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway between Whim Creek and the Mallina Station turnoff in WHIM CREEK and SHERLOCK in the CITY OF KARRATHA.
  • There is smoke over the road.
  • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.


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 City of Karratha.


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 unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for Busselton, Capel, Nannup and surrounds in South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Busselton, Capel, Nannup and surrounds in the City of Busselton and the Shires of Nannup and Capel Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 02:35 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019

Smoke Alert for Busselton, Capel, Nannup and surrounds in the City of Busselton and the Shires of Nannup and Capel

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Busselton, Capel, Nannup and surrounds in the City of Busselton and the Shires of Nannup and Capel.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today 16km west of Manjumup by the Parks and Wildlife Service and 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 parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS Content:

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

Please note changes to Road Closures section


Time of issue: 02:05 PM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, MADOONIA DOWNS, WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgarlie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and GOLDFIELDS HWY in WIDGIEMOOLTHA.

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
BINNERINGIE ROAD has reopened

A number of roads have been closed including:

BURRA ROCKS ROAD

VICTORIA ROCKS ROAD

SPARGOVILLE ROAD

HOLLAND TRACK

 

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 SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling and back burning which may result in increased smoke activity in the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


END

Bushfire Advice for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information


Time of issue: 10:57 AM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in parts of WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

Manari Road has been closed from north of Willie Creek access 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 BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 32,000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


END

Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

Please note changes to Alert Level and Road Closures sections


Time of issue: 10:57 AM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
  • It is contained and under control.


SAFER PLACE:

  • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi Road has been re-opened.

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 MURRAY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
  • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

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


END

Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 10:50 AM
Date of issue: 28 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    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 Esperance.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER 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: 10:49 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

    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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
    • Currently there has been 280,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS Content:

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

    Please note changes throughout


    Time of issue: 10:46 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, MADOONIA DOWNS, WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgarlie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and GOLDFIELDS HWY in WIDGIEMOOLTHA.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    BURRA ROCKS ROAD

    VICTORIA ROCKS ROAD

    SPARGOVILLE ROAD

    HOLLAND TRACK

    BINNERINGIE ROAD

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling and back burning which may result in increased smoke activity in the area.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes to Alert Level and Road Closures sections


    Time of issue: 09:19 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is contained and under control.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi Road has been re-opened.

    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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes throughout


    Time of issue: 07:57 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Hopeland Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is burning in the area and the conditions are changing.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is contained and under control.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 100 metres ahead of the fire.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People leaving from within the Watch and Act area are advised to follow advice of emergency services personnel .


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


    Time of issue: 06:30 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Hopeland Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is burning in the area and the conditions could change.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is contained and under control.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 100 metres ahead of the fire.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

    PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

    • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
    • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
    • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People within the Watch and Act Warning area are encouraged to leave in a westerly direction on to Lakes Road or in a northerly direction on to Yangedi Road.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note the fire has been downgraded to WATCH AND ACT


    Time of issue: 04:30 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Hopeland Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is currently stationary.
    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is burning in the area and the conditions could change.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 100 metres ahead of the fire.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

    PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

    • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
    • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
    • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People within the Watch and Act Warning area are encouraged to leave in a westerly direction on to Lakes Road or in a northerly direction on to Yangedi Road.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour

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


    Time of issue: 02:31 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Hopeland Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • Crews are working on asset protection in Hero Court, Dirk Hartog Drive, Bush Retreat and Yangedi Road.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
    • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
    • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
    • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 100 metres ahead of the fire.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

    PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

    • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
    • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
    • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People within the Emergency Warning area are encourage to leave in a Westerly direction on to Lakes Road or in a Northerly direction on to Yangedi Road..


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 65 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes to Emergency Warning Area, What Firefighters are Doing and throughout alert

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


    Time of issue: 01:31 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Hopeland Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • Crews are working on asset protection in Hero Court, Dirk Hartog Drive, Bush Retreat and Yangedi Road.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
    • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
    • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
    • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a north westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 100 metres ahead of the fire.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

    PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

    • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
    • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
    • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People within the Emergency Warning area are encourage to leave in a Westerly direction on to Lakes Road or in a Northerly direction on to Yangedi Road..


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and establishing containment lines.
    • 80 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 60 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    Please note changes throughout alert

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


    Time of issue: 12:39 AM
    Date of issue: 28 November 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area bounded by the proposed Readheads Road to the North, Yangedi Road to the East, Lakes Road to the South, and Nambeelup Road to the West in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
    • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
    • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
    • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people around the western part of part of NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a north westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


    SAFER PLACE:

    • The Shire of Murray have opened up a temporary evacuation centre at Murray Aquatic & Leisure Centre at 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA, 6208.
    • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
    • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

    PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

    • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
    • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
    • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    People within the Emergency Warning area are encourage to leave in a Westerly direction on to Lakes Road or in a Northerly direction on to Yangedi Road..


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads have been closed including:

    Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Yangedi 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene and actively fighting the fire.
    • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 60 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    END

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