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Smoke Alert Advice for Perth and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth and surrounds in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 02:57 AM
Date of issue: 27 November 2019

Smoke Alert for Perth and surrounds in the Perth metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth and surrounds in the Perth metropolitan area.

The smoke is a result of prescribed burns being carried out in the Lower South West Region by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by midday today.

WHAT TO DO:

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

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


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Bushfire All Clear for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA Content:

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

Please note this is now an All Clear


Time of issue: 10:30 PM
Date of issue: 26 November 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Thomas Road, Kwinana Freeway, Mandogalup Road, Postans Road and Abercrombie Road in MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA.

  • The bushfire that was burning in parts of Mandogalup and The Spectacles 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 due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

All roads have 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 CITY OF KWINANA.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation for the rest of the night with further patrols to commence in the morning.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:49 PM on 25 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 18 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • 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.



No further updates will be issued.


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Bushfire All Clear for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

Please note this is now an All Clear


Time of issue: 07:26 PM
Date of issue: 26 November 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by MARMION AVENUE, KARRIL TURN, CHITTICK WAY and YANCHEP BEACH ROAD in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO.

  • The bushfire that was burning north of Yanchep Open Space has been extinguished.
  • Firefighters will continue to monitor and patrol the area for the rest of the night.
  • 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 CITY OF WANNEROO.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:59 AM on 26 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 10 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • 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.



No further updates will be issued.


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Bushfire Advice for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA Content:

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

Please note changes throughout


Time of issue: 05:12 PM
Date of issue: 26 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Thomas Road, Kwinana Freeway, Mandogalup Road, Postans Road and Abercrombie Road in MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA.

  • 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.
  • The fire started near the intersection of Anketell Road and Abercrombie Road in The Spectacles.

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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is stationary.
    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    The following road remains closed:

    • McLaughlin Road

    Anketell Road at Abercrombie Road and Mandogalup Road at Anketell Road are now open.

    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 CITY OF KWINANA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
    • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 01:49 PM on 25 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 18 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



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


    END

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

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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 changes under What Firefighters Are Doing


    Time of issue: 04:09 PM
    Date of issue: 26 November 2019


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and around MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

    • 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.
    • There are several fires burning to the north, east, south and west of Marble Bar.
    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 easterly 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 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:

    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 parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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)

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 04:07 PM
    Date of issue: 26 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in MARDIE and ERAMURRA CAMP in the CITY OF KARRATHA.

    • 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 North West Coastal Highway and Balmoral Road in MARDIE.
    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 northerly 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 by contacting the City of Karratha.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 09:00 PM on 24 November 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 ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:59 PM
    Date of issue: 26 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 or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow 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: 03:55 PM
    Date of issue: 26 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 or listen to news bulletins.
    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)

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:52 PM
    Date of issue: 26 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, 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 or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

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

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

    Please note changes throughout the alert

    Time of issue: 03:50 PM
    Date of issue: 26 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.
    • Kalamunda Road has been re-opened.

    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:

    20 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)

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:38 PM
    Date of issue: 26 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 a small controllable fire.


      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 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for the western part of MOUNT HARDMAN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the western part of MOUNT HARDMAN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


      Time of issue: 03:33 PM
      Date of issue: 26 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the western part of MOUNT HARDMAN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway in the western part of MOUNT HARDMAN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • The bushfire that was burning 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 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 Derby-West Kimberley.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 06:33 PM on 25 November 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.


      END

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

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 03:26 PM
      Date of issue: 26 November 2019


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

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Ripon Hills Road, 70km east of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

      • 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 Ripon Hills Road 70km east of MARBLE BAR

      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.


        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 situation remotely.


        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.
        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: 03:18 PM
        Date of issue: 26 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 or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


        END

        Smoke Alert Advice for Albany and Denmark in Lower South West

        Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Albany and Denmark in the City of Albany and the Shire of Denmark Content:

        The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
        Time of issue: 02:45 PM
        Date of issue: 26 November 2019

        Smoke Alert for Albany and Denmark in the City of Albany and the Shire of Denmark

        The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Albany and Denmark in the City of Albany and the Shire of Denmark.

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

        WHAT TO DO:

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

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA Content:

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

        Please note changes throughout


        Time of issue: 02:33 PM
        Date of issue: 26 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Thomas Road, Kwinana Freeway, Mandogalup Road, Postans Road and Abercrombie Road in MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in the CITY OF KWINANA.

        • 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.
        • The fire started near the intersection of Anketell Road and Abercrombie Road in The Spectacles.
        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.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is stationary.
          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          Anketell Road at Abercrombie Road

          Thomas Road and McLaughlin Road

          Mandogalup Road at Anketell 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 CITY OF KWINANA.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 01:49 PM on 25 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 18 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • 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 listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for Bunbury, Busselton, Bridgetown and surrounds in Lower South West

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Busselton, Bridgetown and surrounds in the City of Bunbury, City of Busselton and the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Content:

          The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
          Time of issue: 02:28 PM
          Date of issue: 26 November 2019

          Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Busselton, Bridgetown and surrounds in the City of Bunbury, City of Busselton and the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes

          The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Busselton, Bridgetown and surrounds, including the Muir Highway in the vicinity of Rocky Gully, in the City of Bunbury, City of Busselton and the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes.

          The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out 17km south-east of Rocky Gully by the Parks and Wildlife Service. It is expected to clear by midday tomorrow.  

          WHAT TO DO:

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

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

          Please note changes throughout


          Time of issue: 02:24 PM
          Date of issue: 26 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for north of Yanchep Open Space in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by MARMION AVENUE, KARRIL TURN, CHITTICK WAY and YANCHEP BEACH ROAD in YANCHEP in the CITY OF WANNEROO.

          • 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.
          • The fire started near the intersection of STEVENAGE ST and WELWYN AV in YANCHEP.
          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.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • The bushfire is stationary.
            • It is contained and under control.


            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 CITY OF WANNEROO.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
            • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:59 AM on 26 November 2019.
            • Currently there has been 10 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • 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 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: 11:29 AM
            Date of issue: 26 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 or listen to news bulletins.
            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)

            Please note changes under Road Closures sections


            Time of issue: 11:22 AM
            Date of issue: 26 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 or listen to news bulletins.
            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

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