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Bushfire Advice for parts of MARDIE in CITY OF KARRATHA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MARDIE in CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 04:52 PM
Date of issue: 25 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MARDIE in 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 HWY and BALMORAL RD 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 CITY OF KARRATHA.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 04:07 PM
Date of issue: 25 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in 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 north westerly 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 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.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Bushfire 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: 04:07 PM
    Date of issue: 25 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:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 30,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

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

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

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

    N/A This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 04:00 PM
    Date of issue: 25 November 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of THE SPECTACLES and MANDOGALUP in the 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 fast in a north easterly direction.


    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.

    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

    Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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

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

    Please note changes under EXTRA INFORMATION


    Time of issue: 04:00 PM
    Date of issue: 25 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
    • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
    • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
    • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
    If driving
    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
    • Currently there has been 280,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

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

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


    Time of issue: 03:34 PM
    Date of issue: 25 November 2019


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES.

    • 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 nature reserve access road.

    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:

      • It is controlled but not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR 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.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 03:26 PM
      Date of issue: 25 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Some roads may be closed.

      Coolgardie Esperance Highway has been reopened both directions between Goldfields Highway and Eyre Highway turnoff.

      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 and back burning which may result in increased smoke activity in the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

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

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 03:22 PM
      Date of issue: 25 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.

      Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Goldfields Highway and Norseman has now been re-opened. 

      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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 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

      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.

      Time of issue: 02:39 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. 
      • 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:  

      • 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:

      130 career firefighters are actively fighting the fire.

      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • 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 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 sections


      Time of issue: 01:21 PM
      Date of issue: 25 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 moving fast in a westerly 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.
      A number of roads have been closed including:

      Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Goldfields Highway and Norseman. 

      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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 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

      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.

      Time of issue: 01:11 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 South Guildford, Ashfield, Bayswater, Morley, Eden Hill, Kiara, and surrounding areas. 

      • There is an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford. 
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area that is visible and impacting several suburbs in the area.
      • Air quality in the area is being monitored.

      WHAT TO DO:  

      • As a precautionary measure people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should be switched off. 
      • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
      • People with medical conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      DETAILS:

      ROAD CLOSURES:

      • Parts of Hyne Road have been closed.

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

      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      130 career firefighters are actively fighting the fire.

      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • 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 

      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:

      This is a new alert

      Time of issue:  12:03 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 South Guildford, Ashfied, Bayswater, Morley, Eden Hill, Kiara

      • There is an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford. Parts of Hyne Road have been closed.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area that is visible and impacting on serveral suburbs in the area.
      • 130 personnel are on the ground in South Guildford fighting the fire.
      • Air quality in the area is being monitored.

      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

      Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA in 138 138 or visiting www.main Raods.wa.gov.au or the City of Swan

      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      130 career firefighters are actively fighting 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 issued when the situation changes

      END  

      Smoke Alert Advice for for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA in Pilbara

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

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


      Time of issue: 11:47 AM
      Date of issue: 25 November 2019


      Smoke Alert for parts of MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA

      • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling between Fortescue Roadhouse and Balmoral Road on North West Coastal Highway in MARDIE in the CITY OF KARRATHA.
      • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
      • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


      WHAT TO DO:

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Some roads may be closed.


      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.


      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 unless the situation changes.


      END

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

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 11:08 AM
      Date of issue: 25 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 moving fast in a westerly direction.
      • It is contained but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Some roads may be closed.

      Coolgardie Esperance Highway has been reopened both directions between Goldfields Highway and Eyre Highway Turn Off.

      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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 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 eastern part of BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:58 AM
      Date of issue: 25 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in 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 north westerly 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 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.
        • 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 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 wind direction, bushfire behaviour and hectares burnt


        Time of issue: 10:50 AM
        Date of issue: 25 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:

        Manari Road has been closed north of Willy 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

        Smoke Alert Advice for for people in parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE in Goldfields-Midlands

        Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people in parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert.


        Time of issue: 10:45 AM
        Date of issue: 25 November 2019


        Smoke Alert for people in parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

        • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along the COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HIGHWAY between COOLGARDIE and NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.
        • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
        • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


        WHAT TO DO:

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        BURRA ROCKS ROAD

        VICTORIA ROCKS ROAD

        SPARGOVILLE ROAD

        HOLLAND TRACK


        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.


        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 unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:38 AM
        Date of issue: 25 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
        • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
        • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
        If driving
        • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
        • Currently there has been 230,000 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

        Bushfire All Clear for parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

        Please note this is now an ALL CLEAR


        Time of issue: 10:31 AM
        Date of issue: 25 November 2019


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Gibb-River Road in parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
        • 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

        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 05:07 PM on 15 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 30,0002 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.
        No further updates will be issued.


        END

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

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:25 AM
        Date of issue: 25 November 2019


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

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 12km west of Tjuntjunjarra in the Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF MENZIES.

        • 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 nature reserve access road.

        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:

          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF 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.
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

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