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

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS Content:

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

Please note changes under Road Closures and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


Time of issue: 11:13 AM
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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


END

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

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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)

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 10:56 AM
Date of issue: 26 November 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire 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.

  • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY and CALWYNYARDAH NOONKANBAH RD in MOUNT HARDMAN.
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 by contacting the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


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


    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)

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 10:29 AM
    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 moving slowly in a 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 CITY OF WANNEROO.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
      • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:59 AM on 26 November 2019.
      • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


      END

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

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information


      Time of issue: 10:26 AM
      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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        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)

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:11 AM
        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.
        • 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 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.

        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.
        • It is controlled but not contained.


        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 by contacting the City of Kwinana.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines 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 will be provided by 4pm today 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: 09:57 AM
        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 will be provided by 4pm today 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)

        This is a new alert


        Time of issue: 09:52 AM
        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 on their way.


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


        END

        Bushfire All Clear for 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES Content:

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


        Time of issue: 09:23 AM
        Date of issue: 26 November 2019


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES.

        • 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 MENZIES.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 05:16 PM on 23 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 50 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 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

        This is a new alert


        Time of issue: 09:11 AM
        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.
          • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

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

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

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

          Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES


          Time of issue: 08:51 AM
          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 will be provided by 4pm today 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: 06:16 AM
          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 Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill, and surrounding areas. 

          • 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 a lot of smoke that is visible and impacting several suburbs 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 and a reduced 40km per hour speed limit remains between Great Eastern Highway and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

          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 with support from the State Emergency Service, WA Police Service, St John Ambulance, Salvation Army and Aviation Fire and Rescue Service.

          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will be attending at approximately 8am, Tuesday November 26th to retest air toxicity levels.
          • The welfare centre opened by the Department of Communities at the Swan Aquatic Centre on Gray Street in Midvale has now been closed.
          • 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 

          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: 12:44 AM
          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 Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill, and surrounding areas. 

          • 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 a lot of smoke that is visible and impacting several suburbs 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 and reduced speed limits remain between Great Eastern Highway and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

          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:

          50 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service and Volunteer Bushfire Brigade firefighters are actively fighting the fire with support from the State Emergency Service, WA Police Service, St John Ambulance, Salvation Army and Aviation Fire and Rescue Service.

          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The welfare centre opened by the Department of Communities at the Swan Aquatic Centre on Gray Street in Midvale has now been closed.
          • 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 

          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: 11:19 PM
          Date of issue: 25 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 Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill, and surrounding areas. 

          • There is an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford. Firefighters have contained the fire but it is not yet under control.
          • There is a lot of smoke that is visible and impacting several suburbs 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 with reduced speed limits between Great Eastern Highway and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

          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:

          100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service and Volunteer Bushfire Brigade firefighters are actively fighting the fire with support from the State Emergency Service, St John Ambulance, Salvation Army and Aviation Fire and Rescue Service.

          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • A welfare centre was re-opened at 8:30pm by the Department of Communities at the Swan Aquatic Centre on Gray Street in Midvale. 
          • The fire was reported at 9am today. 
          • 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 parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA 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: 10:55 PM
          Date of issue: 25 November 2019


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as weather conditions are favourable and all running fire has been extinguished..
          • 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 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.

          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.
          • It is controlled but not contained.


          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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines 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:

          • Currently there has been 18 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA Content:

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

          Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing and Extra Information


          Time of issue: 09:48 PM
          Date of issue: 25 November 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
          • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • Currently there has been 18 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every two hours 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: 09:22 PM
          Date of issue: 25 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 Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill, and surrounding areas. 

          • There is an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford. Firefighters have contained the fire but it is not yet under control.
          • There is a lot of smoke that is visible and impacting several suburbs 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 with reduced speed limits between Great Eastern Highway and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

          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:

          100 Career, Volunteer Bushfire Brigade and Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service firefighters are actively fighting the fire with support from the State Emergency Service, St John Ambulance, Salvation Army and Aviation Fire and Rescue Service.

          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • A welfare centre has been opened by the Department of Communities at the Swan Aquatic Centre on Gray Street in Midvale. 
          • The fire was reported at 9am today. 
          • 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 Watch and Act for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA 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: 07:41 PM
          Date of issue: 25 November 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


          END

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

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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)

          This is a new alert


          Time of issue: 07:14 PM
          Date of issue: 25 November 2019


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire 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.

          • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY and CALWYNYARDAH NOONKANBAH RD in MOUNT HARDMAN.
          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:


            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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


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


            END

            Bushfire Watch and Act for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA Content:

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


            Time of issue: 05:45 PM
            Date of issue: 25 November 2019


            Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of MANDOGALUP and THE SPECTACLES in CITY OF KWINANA

            ALERT LEVEL:

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

            • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
            • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
            WHAT TO DO:
            • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
            • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
            • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
            • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            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 on the scene.
            • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
            • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.

            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:

            • 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.
            Updates will be issued every two hours 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:

            Please note changes to Extra Information

            Time of issue:  04:56 PM
            Date of issue:  25 November 2019

            Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

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

            Smoke is impacting Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill, and surrounding areas.

            • There is an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford. 
            • There is a lot of smoke that is visible and impacting several suburbs in the area.
            • Air quality in the area is being monitored but there are no immediate concerns regarding smoke toxicity levels.

            WHAT TO DO:  

            Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

            • 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 closed between Great Eastern Highway and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

            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:

            155 career firefighters are actively fighting the fire.

            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • A welfare centre has been opened by the Department of Communities at the Swan Aquatic Centre on Gray Street in Midvale.
            • The fire was reported at 9am today. 
            • 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  

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