EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Hazmat Controlled Contained for OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE controlled-contained

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE controlled-contained. Content:

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


Please note changes to Alert Level and throughout


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

Time of issue: 06:18 PM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019

Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE controlled-contained.

The Diesel Spill in OAKFORD is now contained and under control

WHAT TO DO:

People on HOPKINSON RD near the intersection of ABERNETHY RD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE are no longer being impacted by road closures due to an earlier diesel spill.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Although all lanes have been re-opened, the speed limit has been reduced to 40 kilometers per hour. This will remain in place throughout Tuesday August 13th 2019 whilst further road works are being conducted.


Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
  • The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation provided support to DFES.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins. 
No further updates will be issued.


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Hazmat General Warning for OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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


Please note changes in Road Closures section


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

Time of issue: 03:23 PM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019

Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

There is a Diesel Spill on HOPKINSON RD near the intersection of ABERNETHY RD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Diesel has spilled on the road after a traffic accident involving a truck.

WHAT TO DO:

  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

One lane of Hopkinson Road has been re-opened between Thomas Road and Abernethy Road.


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

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
  • The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation are providing technical support to DFES.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins. 
Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Bushfire All Clear for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under Alert Level and What Firefighters are Doing sections


Time of issue: 02:12 PM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • The bushfire that was burning in GANTHEAUME POINT has been extinguished.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Drive slowly and with caution in the area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads are no longer closed.

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 area for the rest of the day..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • Currently there has been 243 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


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Bushfire All Clear for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


Time of issue: 01:46 PM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of Cable Beach Road in CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Drive slowly and with caution in the area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads are no longer 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 Shire of Broome.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation for the rest of the day.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


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Hazmat General Warning for OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE. Content:

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


Please note changes in What to Do section


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

Time of issue: 12:15 PM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019

Diesel Spill in OAKFORD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

There is a Diesel Spill on HOPKINSON RD near the intersection of ABERNETHY RD in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Diesel has spilled on the road after a traffic accident involving a truck.

WHAT TO DO:

  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

A number of roads have been closed including:

Hopkinson Road between Thomas Street and Abernethy Road.


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

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation are providing technical support to DFES.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins. 
Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note change under What Firefighters are Doing section


Time of issue: 10:58 AM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads are no longer closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing section


Time of issue: 10:50 AM
Date of issue: 12 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads are no longer closed.

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 patrolling the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 04:54 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

The following roads have reopened:

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point Road

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

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 on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT 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: 03:49 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point 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 on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:45 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR and WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING sections


Time of issue: 11:08 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 08:11 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point 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 on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

N/A This is a new alert


Time of issue: 07:41 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 04:26 PM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyirr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 08:56 AM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or around MINYARR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:


CABLE BEACH ROAD has been closed, between MURRAY ROAD and GUBINGE ROAD

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

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.

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyarr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

N/A This is a new alert


Time of issue: 07:19 AM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or around MINYARR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of CABLE BEACH RD W and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyarr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 2019.
  • DFES is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

After Storm: Cancellation for Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern Content:

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


Time of issue: 05:45 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019

Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

As at 05/08/2019 17:18:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts has been cancelled.



To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 17:18:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised although thunderstorm activity is expected to continue over southern WA this evening, severe thunderstorms are nolonger expected.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.


END

After Storm: Cancellation for Perth Metropolitan

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:45 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019

Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan

As at 05/08/2019 14:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Greater Perth area has been cancelled.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Greater Perth.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 14:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Greater Perth. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed,but the situation will continue to be monitored. A more generalised Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in place for parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts, which includes some of the Greater Perth area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Perth Metropolitan

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:23 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019


Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan

If you live in parts of Greater Perth area you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

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

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 14:05:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Kalamunda and Walliston. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Carmel, Glen Forrest and Paulls Valley by 2:15 pm and Mundaring, Mundaring Weir and Stoneville by 2:30 pm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern Content:

This is a new alert. Please note there is another Severe Thunderstorm Warning current for parts of Perth Metropolitan.

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


Time of issue: 02:07 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019


Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

If you live in parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

Locations which may be affected include Mandurah, Perth, Corrigin, Pingelly, Scarborough and York.

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

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 13:37:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised showers and thunderstorms are currently occurring over parts of the Perth Metropolitan area. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

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