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Bushfire Advice for the western part of 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 under Bushfire Behavior, Road Closures and new Advice

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: 11:42 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 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.


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 from 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.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
  • Shire of Murray 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

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: 10:58 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 Emergency Warning for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

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

This has been upgraded to an EMERGENCY WARNING

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: 10:40 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 travelling around or 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.


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 MURRAY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
  • Shire of Murray 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

After Storm: Cancellation for Pilbara

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

Please note that this thunderstorm warning has been cancelled.

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


Time of issue: 07:14 PM
Date of issue: 27 November 2019

Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Pilbara

As at 27/11/2019 18:34:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the thunderstorms warning in parts of the Pilbara has been cancelled.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 27/11/2019 18:34:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised that damaging gusts are no longer expected in the Pilbara. The thunderstorms producing outflows with potentially damaging winds have weakened. Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA. Damaging gusts are no longer expected in the Pilbara. The thunderstorm warning for parts of the Pilbara has been cancelled.


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.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara

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

This is a new alert

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


Time of issue: 06:04 PM
Date of issue: 27 November 2019


Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Pilbara

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

Locations which may be affected include Port Hedland and De Grey.

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.

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 27/11/2019 17:41:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised radar imagery showed a line of storms located 40km to the south of Port Hedland, moving northwards at around 40 km/h. Gusty winds ahead of the storms are expected to reach Port Hedland between 6:00pm and 6:30pm. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next couple of hours.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE 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: 04:19 PM
Date of issue: 27 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, and MADOONIA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.

  • 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:

  • 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.

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 SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.


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

Bushfire Advice for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in 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 under Road Closures and Conditions section


Time of issue: 04:10 PM
Date of issue: 27 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the townsite of WIDGIEMOOLTHA and near the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Norseman and the Kambalda turnoff 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:

  • The bushfire is stationary.


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 SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up and patrolling 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

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: 04:04 PM
Date of issue: 27 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

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: 04:03 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 south 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 30,000 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

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.

Time of issue: 03:56 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 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)


Time of issue: 03:50 PM
Date of issue: 27 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 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.

    Time of issue: 10:57 AM
    Date of issue: 27 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:

    10 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 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)


    Time of issue: 10:30 AM
    Date of issue: 27 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:



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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE 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: 10:28 AM
      Date of issue: 27 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, and MADOONIA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.

      • 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:

      • 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.

      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 SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.


      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:



      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)

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:24 AM
      Date of issue: 27 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 south 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 30,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:



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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in 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: 10:21 AM
      Date of issue: 27 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the townsite of WIDGIEMOOLTHA and near the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Norseman and the Kambalda turnoff 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:

      • The bushfire is stationary.


      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

      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 COOLGARDIE.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up, 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:

      Yes

      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: 10:07 AM
      Date of issue: 27 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:



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


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for 70km east of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 70km east of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


      Time of issue: 10:07 AM
      Date of issue: 27 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 70km east of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Ripon Hills Road, 70km east of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

      • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
      • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:14 AM on 26 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 350 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for parts of MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

      Please note change to alert level


      Time of issue: 08:51 AM
      Date of issue: 27 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in and around MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

      • The bushfire that was burning in Marble Bar has been contained and is under control.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of East Pilbara.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire and conducting back burning activities.
      • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:05 AM on 26 November 2019.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:



      No further updates will be issued.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

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

      Please note change to alert level


      Time of issue: 08:48 AM
      Date of issue: 27 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in MARDIE and ERAMURRA CAMP in the CITY OF KARRATHA.

      • The bushfire that was burning in Mardie has been contained and is under control.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a northerly direction.
      • It is contained and under control.


      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 Karratha.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 09:00 PM on 24 November 2019.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:



      No further updates will be issued.


      END

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