EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Hazmat Controlled Contained for in the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo controlled-contained

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubblish Fire in in the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo controlled-contained. Content:

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

Please note changes to alert level


Time of issue: 05:09 PM
Date of issue: 04 April 2020

Rubblish Fire in in the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo controlled-contained.

The Rubblish Fire in NEERABUP is now contained and under control

WHAT TO DO:

  • The Rubbish Fire at the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site on Hester Avenue in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo has been extinguished.

    People in the area bounded by Hester Avenue to the Mitchell Freeway to Neerabup Road to Connolly Drive will no longer be impacted by smoke/fumes.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.


  • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
  • Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City/Shire of (Name).

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s Pollution Response Unit is providing technical support to DFES


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 04/04/2020 10:45:00.
  • The cause of the incident 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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



Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Hazmat General Warning for the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubblish Fire in the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup 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: 03:38 PM
Date of issue: 04 April 2020

Rubblish Fire in the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo.

There is a Rubbish Fire at the the Quinns Quarry Mine Landfill Site on Hester Avenue in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo

People in an area bounded by Hester Avenue to the Mitchell Freeway to Neerabup Road to Connolly Drive may be impacted by smoke and fumes.

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 also be switched off.
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed.


  • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
  • Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City/Shire of (Name).

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation's Pollution Response Unit is providing technical support to DFES.

     


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Hazmat General Warning for Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Fire in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo 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: 02:49 PM
Date of issue: 04 April 2020

Fire in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo.

There is a large rubbish fire located in the Quarry Mine on Hester Avenue in Neerabup in the City of Wanneroo

People in an area bounded by Hester Avenue to the Mitchell Freeway to Neerabup Road to Connolly Drive may be impacted by smoke/fumes.

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 also be switched off.
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.


  • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
  • Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City/Shire of (Name).

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • The Department of Environment and Regulation Pollution Response Unit are providing technical support to DFES.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for people between Hester Avenue and Neerabup Road in the City of Wanneroo in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people between Hester Avenue and Neerabup Road in the City of Wanneroo Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:37 AM
Date of issue: 04 April 2020


Smoke Alert for people between Hester Avenue and Neerabup Road in the City of Wanneroo

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling between Hester Avenue and Neerabup Road and surrounding areas in Clarkson in the City of Wanneroo.
  • The smoke is the result of a rubbish fire burning in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear later today.


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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Wanneroo.


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and 15 KM east of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and 15 KM east of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

Please note changes to the alert description.


Time of issue: 10:43 AM
Date of issue: 03 April 2020


Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and 15 KM east of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between Kununurra and 15 KM east of KUNUNURRA in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for the Great Northern Highway between Liveringa and Fitzroy Crossing in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley. in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Great Northern Highway between Liveringa and Fitzroy Crossing in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley Content:

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


Time of issue: 10:22 AM
Date of issue: 03 April 2020


Smoke Alert for the Great Northern Highway between Liveringa and Fitzroy Crossing in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Liveringa and Fitzroy Crossing in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out in the area. 


WHAT TO DO:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • 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.


Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 03:08 PM
Date of issue: 02 April 2020


Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between Kununurra and Emu Creek in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear later today.


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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 02:43 PM
Date of issue: 02 April 2020


Smoke Alert for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between KUNUNURRA and EMU CREEK

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along the Victoria Highway and surrounding areas between Kununurra and Emu Creek.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear later today.


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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Structure Fire All Clear for Welshpool and Carlile in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:45 AM
Date of issue: 01 April 2020

Structure Fire All Clear for Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park

ALERT LEVEL
A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park.


The structure fire on Planet Street, near the intersection of Kew Street, in Carlisle in the Town of Victoria Park has been extinguished and people in the area will no longer be impacted by smoke. 

There is no direct threat to the community. 

WHAT TO DO:

  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

 

DETAILS:
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Career Fire and Rescue Service are on the scene and continuing to mop up. 
EXTRA INFORMATION:
  • The incident was reported at 21:04pm today

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

 



The next update will be issued when the situation changes, No further updates will be provided.
END

Structure Fire Advice for Welshpool and Carlile in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:21 PM
Date of issue: 31 March 2020

Structure Fire Advice for Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park

ALERT LEVEL
A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in Welshpool and Carlile in the Town of Victoria Park.


There is a structure fire on Planet Street, near the intersection of Kew Street, in Carlisle in the Town of Victoria Park. 

There is a lot of smoke in the area blowing north of Planet Street towards Orrong Road and west of Briggs Street towards Oats Street in Carlisle.

There is no direct threat to the community. 

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 also be switched off.
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

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

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

The next update will be issued when the situation changes
END

Smoke Alert Advice for for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF CUNDERDIN in Goldfields-Midlands

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF CUNDERDIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 01:44 PM
Date of issue: 29 March 2020


Smoke Alert for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF CUNDERDIN

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF CUNDERDIN.
  • 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:

Roads have not been closed.


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


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF KUNDERDIN in Goldfields-Midlands

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF KUNDERDIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 01:41 PM
Date of issue: 29 March 2020


Smoke Alert for the Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF KUNDERDIN

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Eastern Highway in western parts of MECKERING in the SHIRE OF KUNDERDIN.
  • 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:

Roads have not been closed.


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


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

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

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for northern parts of MUCHEA in the SHIRE OF CHITTERING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern parts of MUCHEA in the SHIRE OF CHITTERING Content:

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

This alert is now All Clear


Time of issue: 05:56 PM
Date of issue: 28 March 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern parts of MUCHEA in the SHIRE OF CHITTERING

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people on or near Brand Highway between Timaru Road and Bore Road in the northern parts of MUCHEA in the SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

  • The bushfire that was burning has been extinguished.
  • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the night.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Brand Highway between Muchea South Road and Gingin Brook Road has been reopened.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 12:00 PM on 26 March 2020.
  • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • The Shire of Chittering is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

No further updates will be issued.


END

Bushfire Advice for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING 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: 03:46 PM
Date of issue: 28 March 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Brand Highway between Timaru Road and Bore Road in the northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

  • 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 BRAND HWY in MUCHEA.

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 stationary.
    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

    Brand Highway between Muchea South Road and Gingin Brook Road has been reopened.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
    • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 12:00 PM on 26 March 2020.
    • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • The Shire of Chittering is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING 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: 10:53 AM
    Date of issue: 28 March 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Brand Highway between Timaru Road and Bore Road in the northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

    • 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 BRAND HWY in MUCHEA.

    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 stationary.
      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Brand Highway between Muchea South Road and Gingin Brook Road has been reopened.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
      • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:00 PM on 26 March 2020.
      • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • The Shire of Chittering is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING 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: 04:17 PM
      Date of issue: 27 March 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Brand Highway between Timaru Road and Bore Road in the northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

      • 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 BRAND HWY in MUCHEA.

      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 stationary.
        • It is contained and under control.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        Brand Highway between Muchea South Road and Gingin Brook Road has been reopened.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
        • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 12:00 PM on 26 March 2020.
        • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
        • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
        • The Shire of Chittering is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


        END

        Bushfire All Clear for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW Content:

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


        Time of issue: 04:00 PM
        Date of issue: 27 March 2020


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW.

        • 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF COOROW.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • Currently there has been 50 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

        No further updates will be issued.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING 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 Road Closures sections


        Time of issue: 10:14 AM
        Date of issue: 27 March 2020


        Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Brand Highway between Timaru Road and Bore Road in the northern parts of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

        • 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 BRAND HWY in MUCHEA.

        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 stationary.
          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          Brand Highway between Muchea South Road and Gingin Brook Road has been reopened.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:00 PM on 26 March 2020.
          • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • The Shire of Chittering is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW 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 and what firefighters are doing


          Time of issue: 09:47 AM
          Date of issue: 27 March 2020


          Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve including Coorow-Greenhead Road and Carger Road in SHIRE OF COOROW.

          • 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 Pinjarrega Nature Reserve.

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

            • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF COOROW.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.
            • 10 Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • Currently there has been 50 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


            END

            Bushfire Advice for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW 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: 06:35 PM
            Date of issue: 26 March 2020


            Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF COOROW

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of Pinjarrega Nature Reserve including Coorow-Greenhead Road and Carger Road in SHIRE OF COOROW.

            • 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 Pinjarrega Nature Reserve.

            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 south easterly direction.
              • It is not contained or 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF COOROW.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines.
              • 10 Parks and Wildlife Service, Volunteer Bushfire Brigades firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The cause of the fire is lightning.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


              END

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