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

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 10:40 AM
Date of issue: 23 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 north westerly 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 remotely monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 14,000 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 Advice for parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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 that smoke is no longer affecting Broome-Derby Highway.


Time of issue: 10:37 AM
Date of issue: 23 November 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb-River Road in parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

  • 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:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is stationary.
    • 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

    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 remotely monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 05:07 PM on 15 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

    Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 10:12 AM
    Date of issue: 23 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Balladonia Road between Fisheries Road and Mount Ragged in the north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near Balladonia Road in BOYATUP.
    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.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:42 PM on 19 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 800 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

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

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

      Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS sections


      Time of issue: 08:33 PM
      Date of issue: 22 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 out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      • Burra Rocks Road
      • Spargoville Road
      • Victoria Rocks Road
      • Holland Track

      Coolgardie Esperance Highway is now 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.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      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

      Bushfire Advice for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in 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: 08:24 PM
      Date of issue: 22 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in vicinity of Canegrass Swamp parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

      • 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 CANEGRASS SWAMP in ORA BANDA.
      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.

        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 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 05:09 PM on 18 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 6000 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 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: 08:19 PM
        Date of issue: 22 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 northerly 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 strengthening containment lines.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
        • Currently there has been 15,000 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 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: 06:51 PM
        Date of issue: 22 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 out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • Burra Rocks Road
        • Spargoville Road
        • Victoria Rocks Road
        • Holland Track
        • Coolgardie Esperance Highway between Norseman and Goldfields Highway at the Kambalda Turnoff.

        Please note that people travelling from Hyden to Norseman along the Hyden Norseman Road should turn off at the road approximately 6 kilometres west of Norseman to avoid the Coolgardie Esperance Highway..

        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.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        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

        Bushfire Advice for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in 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: 04:00 PM
        Date of issue: 22 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and between the West Kambalda and East Kambalda townsites in parts of KAMBALDA and for people travelling along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Coolgardie and the Kambalda Road turnoff in the northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in 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 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 COOLGARDIE.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • Shire of Coolgardie 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 Bushfire Behaviour


        Time of issue: 03:54 PM
        Date of issue: 22 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 north westerly 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 remotely monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 14,000 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 Advice for parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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 changes under What firefighters are doing


        Time of issue: 03:50 PM
        Date of issue: 22 November 2019


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

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb-River Road in parts of MEDA in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        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 but not controlled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

          Smoke is affecting the Broome-Derby Highway. Please be careful in the area.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 05:07 PM on 15 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 Advice for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:45 PM
          Date of issue: 22 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Balladonia Road between Fisheries Road and Mount Ragged in the north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near Balladonia Road in BOYATUP.
          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.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:42 PM on 19 November 2019.
            • Currently there has been 800 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • The 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 parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:38 PM
            Date of issue: 22 November 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in vicinity of Canegrass Swamp parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

            • 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 CANEGRASS SWAMP in ORA BANDA.
            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.

              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 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 05:09 PM on 18 November 2019.
              • Currently there has been 6000 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
              • Shire of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 03:35 PM
              Date of issue: 22 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 northerly 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 strengthening containment lines.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
              • Currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
              • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Advice for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF 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: 03:31 PM
              Date of issue: 22 November 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway near the FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF 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 north of Eyre Highway in the FRASER RANGE.
              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.

                No roads are closed. 

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are on the scene.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
                • Currently there has been 14,500 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 All Clear for southern part of TWO ROCKS in CITY OF WANNEROO

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of TWO ROCKS in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

                This Alert is now an All Clear


                Time of issue: 02:45 PM
                Date of issue: 22 November 2019


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of TWO ROCKS in CITY OF WANNEROO

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Dhufish Way near the intersection of Blaxland Avenue in the southern part of TWO ROCKS in CITY OF WANNEROO.

                • The bushfire has been extinguished.
                • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
                WHAT TO DO:
                • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                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 WANNEROO.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 09:46 AM on 22 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
                No further updates will be issued.


                END

                Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in Perth Metropolitan

                Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in the City of Canning Content:

                Please note the structure fire has been contained and controlled. People are asked to avoid the area due to the presence of asbestos.

                Time of issue:  02:10 PM
                Date of issue:  22 November 2019

                Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in the City of Canning

                ALERT LEVEL
                A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in or near Ferndale in the City of Canning

                The structure fire on Metcalfe Road, near the intersection of Clovelly Crescent, in Ferndale in the City of Canning has been extinguished and overhauled. People are asked to stay outside of the taped off area due to the presence of asbestos.

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

                DETAILS:

                All roads have been reopened.

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

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

                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 north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 10:57 AM
                Date of issue: 22 November 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Balladonia Road between Fisheries Road and Mount Ragged in the north eastern parts of BOYATUP and parts of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire started near Balladonia Road in BOYATUP.
                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.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 08:42 PM on 19 November 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 800 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in 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: 10:55 AM
                  Date of issue: 22 November 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in vicinity of Canegrass Swamp parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

                  • 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 CANEGRASS SWAMP in ORA BANDA.
                  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.

                    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 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 05:09 PM on 18 November 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 6000 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                    • Shire 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 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: 10:52 AM
                    Date of issue: 22 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 northerly 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 strengthening containment lines.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 15,000 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

                    Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in Perth Metropolitan

                    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in the City of Canning Content:

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

                    Time of issue: 10:51 AM
                    Date of issue: 22 November 2019

                    Structure Fire Advice for Ferndale in the City of Canning

                    ALERT LEVEL
                    A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in Ferndale in the City of Canning.

                    There is a structure on fire on Metcalfe Road, near the intersection of Clovelly Crescent, in Ferndale in the City of Canning. 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.

                    DETAILS:

                    Road Closures

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

                    • Metcalfe Road at Kinlock Avenue
                    • Metalfe Roada at Bridgeway Avenue

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

                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

                    The next update will be issued when the situation changes

                    END 

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