EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire All Clear for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire All Clear issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 03:37 PM
Date of issue: 04 August 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

  • 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 GINGIN.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Currently there has been 575 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 10:32 AM
Date of issue: 04 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

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 GINGIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • Currently there has been 575 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


    Time of issue: 02:58 PM
    Date of issue: 03 August 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads 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 GINGIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on their way.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Nowergup and Pinjar in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 02:11 PM
    Date of issue: 31 July 2019

    Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar including Westco Road, Old Yanchep Road and Wattle Avenue in the City of Wanneroo.

    The smoke is the result of a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn in the Pinjar Pine Plantation. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 01:46 PM
    Date of issue: 30 July 2019

    Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar including Westco Road, Old Yanchep Road and Wattle Avenue in the City of Wanneroo

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service in the Pinjar Pine Plantation. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    Please note changes to Alert Level and throughout


    Time of issue: 10:39 AM
    Date of issue: 28 July 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • The bushfire that was burning 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.


    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 monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
    • Pastoralists are 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 northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY 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: 03:17 PM
    Date of issue: 27 July 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near MOUNT BARNETT AIRFIELD in KING LEOPOLD RANGES.
    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 westerly direction.
      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Some local tourist attractions 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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
      • Pastoralists are 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 northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY 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: 10:52 AM
      Date of issue: 27 July 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near MOUNT BARNETT AIRFIELD in KING LEOPOLD RANGES.
      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 westerly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        Some local tourist attractions 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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
        • Pastoralists are 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 northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

        This is a new alert


        Time of issue: 03:56 PM
        Date of issue: 26 July 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near MOUNT BARNETT AIRFIELD in KING LEOPOLD RANGES.
        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 westerly direction.
          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

          Some local tourist attractions 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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
          • Pastoralists 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 northern suburbs in Metro North Coastal

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for northern suburbs 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: 04:31 PM
          Date of issue: 25 July 2019

          Smoke Alert for northern suburbs in the Perth metropolitan area

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

          The smoke is due to a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn being carried out in the Gnagara Pine Plantation. The smoke 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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          Please note this is the final alert.

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 09:47 AM
          Date of issue: 23 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred offshore approximately 210 kilometres west south west of Broome at 01:39 PM on 14 July 2019.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          There has been a reduction in magnitude and frequency of aftershocks following the earthquake event that occurred on Sunday 14 July. There is a likelihood aftershocks may continue to occur and people should take care.

          • Expect aftershocks.
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            - Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall.
            - If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed.

          Motorists are asked to drive carefully in the area.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 12:46 PM
          Date of issue: 22 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred offshore approximately 210 kilometres west south west of Broome at 01:39 PM on 14 July 2019.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Smoke Alert All Clear for Mullaloo in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert All Clear for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup Content:

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

          Time of issue: 07:37 AM
          Date of issue: 22 July 2019

          Smoke Alert All Clear for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup

          ALERT LEVEL
          A Smoke Alert All Clear is current for people in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup.

          Marjorie Street 

          There was a Structure Fire on Majorie Street, near the intersection of Oceanside Promenade, in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup. 

          Smoke is no longer impacting the area.

          WHAT TO DO:  

          What people should do.

          • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel. 

          DETAILS:

          Road Closures

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

          Marjorie Street

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

          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 provided.

          END 

          Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup Content:

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

          Please note changes under the road closure section

          Time of issue: 09:49 PM
          Date of issue: 21 July 2019

          Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup

          ALERT LEVEL
          A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup.

          There is a Structure Fire on Majorie Street, near the intersection of Oceanside Promenade, in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup. There is a fire in a unit that is producing a lot of smoke in the area.
          There is no direct threat to the community. 

          WHAT TO DO:  

          What people should 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 also 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 concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

          DETAILS:

          Road Closures

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

          • Marjorie Street

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

          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 

          Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup Content:

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

          Time of issue: 09:13 PM
          Date of issue: 21 July 2019

          Structure Fire Advice for Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup

          ALERT LEVEL
          A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup.

          There is a Structure Fire on Majorie Street, near the intersection of Oceanside Promenade, in Mullaloo in the City of Joondalup. There is a fire in a unit that is producing a lot of smoke in the area.
          There is no direct threat to the community. 

          WHAT TO DO:  

          What people should 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 also 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 concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

          DETAILS:

          Road Closures

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

          • Marjorie Street
          • Oceanside Promenade

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

          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 

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 11:05 AM
          Date of issue: 21 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occured of 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on 14/07/2019 13:39:00.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 10:21 AM
          Date of issue: 20 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occured of 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on 14/07/2019 13:39:00.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 11:13 AM
          Date of issue: 19 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occured of 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on 14/07/2019 13:39:00.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          Please note there is no change to the previous alert

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 11:03 AM
          Date of issue: 18 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occured of 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on 14/07/2019 13:39:00.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts
          • Do not use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.

          If your home or property has been damaged you should:

          • Turn off electricity, gas and water, if it is safe to do so.
          • Use a torch when entering a building – never use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames due to the potential of flammable gas.
          • Assess your home and property for damage, take photographs as soon as possible and contact your insurance company to organise repairs.
          • Check welfare of pets and animals.
          • Start cleaning up around your home if it is safe to do so – stack loose material clear of water meters, valves and powerlines.
          • Clean up potentially harmful materials or medicines which may have spilled.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

          Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

          Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
          Time of issue: 09:11 AM
          Date of issue: 17 July 2019


          Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome


          Geoscience Australia has advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occured of 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on 14/07/2019 13:39:00.

          People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • Expect aftershocks. 
          • If you experience aftershocks;
            • Drop to the ground; take cover under a sturdy table or other heavy furniture and hold on until the shaking stops. Stay away from windows, glass, lighting fixtures or furniture, such as bookcases that could fall. 
            • If you can quickly evacuate the property, go outside and wait for the shaking to stop in a clear and open area.
          • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
          • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
          • Do not use lifts
          • Do not use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames.
          • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.

          If your home or property has been damaged you should:

          • Turn off electricity, gas and water, if it is safe to do so.
          • Use a torch when entering a building – never use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames due to the potential of flammable gas.
          • Assess your home and property for damage, take photographs as soon as possible and contact your insurance company to organise repairs.
          • Check welfare of pets and animals.
          • Start cleaning up around your home if it is safe to do so – stack loose material clear of water meters, valves and powerlines.
          • Clean up potentially harmful materials or medicines which may have spilled.


          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au


          EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
          Geoscience Australia have advised that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred 210 kilometres west south west of Broome on Sunday 14 July at 1:39pm. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre have confirmed that there is currently NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake or its aftershocks.


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          Emergency services are on standby and are monitoring the situation.


          IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

          • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
          • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


          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

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