EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Smoke Alert Advice for for the western and southern parts of Dunsborough in the City of Busselton in South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the western and southern parts of Dunsborough in the City of Busselton Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:37 AM
Date of issue: 31 August 2019


Smoke Alert for the western and southern parts of Dunsborough in the City of Busselton

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Vidler Road, Marrinup Drive, Quedjinup Drive and surrounding areas in Dunsborough in the City of Busselton.
  • 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:

Roads have not been closed.


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


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


END

After Storm: Cancellation for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes to alert level

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


Time of issue: 06:21 AM
Date of issue: 31 August 2019

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West

As at 31/08/2019 02:27:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning in the Lower West and South West districts has been cancelled.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA. Severe weather conditions have eased as the cold front moves east over the South West Land Division. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary. A wind gust of 93 kilometres per hour was observed at Rottnest Island at 11:00pm WST.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note minor changes throughout

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


Time of issue: 05:15 PM
Date of issue: 30 August 2019


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West

If you live in parts of the South West and Lower South West you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Manjimup, Margaret River, Harvey and Walpole.

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

  • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 30/08/2019 15:41:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A cold front will reach the southwest Capes about 8:00pm this evening, and then move through the remainder of thewarning area by midnight.Thunderstorms and showers associated with the passage of a cold front may produce DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts to 100 kilometres per hour, which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.Winds are expected to ease by early Saturday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes under what to do section

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


Time of issue: 04:48 PM
Date of issue: 30 August 2019


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the South West, Lower South West

If you live in parts of the South West and Lower South West you need to get ready now for the storms coming tonight. Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Manjimup, Margaret River, Harvey and Walpole, you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 30/08/2019 11:10:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Manjimup, Margaret River, Harvey and Walpole. A cold front will reach the southwest Capes about 8:00pm this evening, and then move through the remainder of thewarning area by midnight.Thunderstorms and showers associated with the passage of a cold front may produce DAMAGING WINDS, averaging60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts to 100 kilometres per hour, which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.Winds are expected to ease by early Saturday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Get Ready for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Get ready now for storms in parts of the South West, Lower South West Content:

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


Time of issue: 12:12 PM
Date of issue: 30 August 2019

Get ready now for storms in parts of the South West, Lower South West

If you live in South West and Lower South West you need to get ready now for the storms coming tonight.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Manjimup, Margaret River, Harvey and Walpole.

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES has these tips to help you and your family get ready now: 

  • Store or weigh down loose objects around your home like outdoor furniture that could be picked up and thrown by strong winds, causing damage or injury
  • Ensure your emergency kit is complete including a battery operated radio, torch, spare batteries and first aid kit
  • Ensure pets and animals are in a safe area
  • Move vehicles under cover
  • Boat owners should securely moor their boats
  • Campers should find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephone if there is lightning.

If you are away from home contact family or friends to prepare your property


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 30/08/2019 11:10:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cold front will reach the southwest Capes about 8:00pm this evening, and then move through the remainder of the warning area by midnight. DAMAGING WINDS with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are possible with the passage of the cold front which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. Winds are expected to ease by early Saturday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire All Clear for the south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

Please note this bushfire is now an ALL CLEAR


Time of issue: 09:23 AM
Date of issue: 30 August 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • The bushfire has been contained and is under control.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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

RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

  • The Le Grand campsite remains closed
  • Hellfire Bay recreation site is now open.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the day.


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 05:46 PM on 29 August 2019.
  • Currently there has been 2 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is an escape from a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

After Storm: Cancellation for South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes under Alert level section

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


Time of issue: 09:02 PM
Date of issue: 29 August 2019

Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the South West, Lower South West

As at 29/08/2019 20:16:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning Lower West and South West districts has been cancelled.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Lower South West, South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Lower South West, South West Content:

This is a new alert

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


Time of issue: 08:10 PM
Date of issue: 29 August 2019


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Lower South West, South West

If you live in Lower West and South West districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Dwellingup, Harvey and Pinjarra.

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

  • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 29/08/2019 17:37:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised the passage of a cold front this evening will produce showery and gusty conditions. Showers and isolated thunderstorms associated with the front may produce damaging gusts averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 kilometres per hour which could result in damage to homes and property in localised areas. Damaging winds will ease during the late evening after the passage of the front.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Bushfire Advice for south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 06:18 PM
Date of issue: 29 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the south-western part of Cape Le Grand National Park in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is stationary but uncontained.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Some roads may be closed.

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

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

    RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

    The Le Grand campsite and Hellfire Bay recreation site are closed.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 05:46 PM on 29 August 2019.
    • Currently there has been 2 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is an escape from a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Storm - Take Action Now for Lower South West, South West

    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Lower South West, South West Content:

    This is a new alert

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


    Time of issue: 06:14 PM
    Date of issue: 29 August 2019


    Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Lower South West, South West

    If you live in Dwellingup, Harvey and Pinjarra you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

    Showers and isolated thunderstorms associated with the front may produce damaging gusts averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 kilometres per hour which could result in damage to homes and property inlocalised areas.

    This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

    WHAT TO DO:

    DFES advises you to:

    • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
    • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
    • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
    • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
    • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
    IF DRIVING:
    • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
    • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
    • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
    • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

    People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


    WEATHER DETAILS:

    At 29/08/2019 17:37:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised the passage of a cold front this evening will produce showery and gusty conditions to parts of the South West and South Coast districts. Damaging winds will ease during the late evening after the passage of the front.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Some roads may be closed

    Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


    WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

    • DFES is monitoring the situation.


    IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

    • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
    • In a life threatening situation call 000

    After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for for the western part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO in Perth Metropolitan

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the western part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 05:50 PM
    Date of issue: 28 August 2019


    Smoke Alert for the western part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gnangara Road, east to Mirrabooka Avenue, west to Hartman Drive and south to Furniss Road in LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO.
    • The smoke is the result of a truck fire 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:

    Roads have not been closed.


    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of 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 listen to news bulletins.
    No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Byford and surrounds in Metro South East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Byford and surrounds in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 09:11 AM
    Date of issue: 28 August 2019

    Smoke Alert for Byford and surrounds in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Byford and surrounds in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

    The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear overnight.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Wundowie townsite and surrounds in Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Wundowie townsite and surrounds in the Shire of Northam Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 09:08 AM
    Date of issue: 28 August 2019

    Smoke Alert for Wundowie townsite and surrounds in the Shire of Northam

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for the Wundowie townsite and surrounds in the Shire of Northam.

    The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear overnight.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Wanneroo, Gnangara, Jandabup and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Gnangara, Jandabup and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 07:07 PM
    Date of issue: 27 August 2019

    Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Gnangara, Jandabup and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Gnangara, Jandabup and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out by DBCA’s Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


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    Smoke Alert Advice for for the eastern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME in Kimberley

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the eastern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


    Time of issue: 04:08 PM
    Date of issue: 25 August 2019


    Smoke Alert for the eastern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people east of the DAMPIER PENINSULA and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME.
    • 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Broome.


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


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    Smoke Alert Advice for for the western part of NORTH PLANTATIONS in the SHIRE OF CARNARVON in Midwest-Gascoyne

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the western part of NORTH PLANTATIONS in the SHIRE OF CARNARVON Content:

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


    Time of issue: 03:19 PM
    Date of issue: 25 August 2019


    Smoke Alert for the western part of NORTH PLANTATIONS in the SHIRE OF CARNARVON

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in NORTH PLANTATIONS and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF CARNARVON. This includes people travelling along North River Road.
    • The smoke is the result of a bushfire 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Carnarvon.


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


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    Structure Fire All Clear for TOM PRICE in Pilbara

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

    Time of issue:  08:21 AM
    Date of issue:  25 August 2019

    Structure Fire All Clear for TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    ALERT LEVEL
    A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in or near TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    The Structure Fire at Tom Price Primary School at the intersection of Wattle Street and Creek Road in TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON has been extinguished and people in the area will no longer be impacted by smoke. 


    There is no direct threat to lives or the community

    WHAT TO DO:  

    Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

    • 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.

    • Creek Road will reopen later today
    Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 orvisiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or Shire of Ashburton What firefighters are doing:
    • Volunteer Bush Fire Service firefighters and Private Fire and Rescue Service firefighters have extinguished the fire and will remain on scene to monitor the situation. 

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

    No further updates will be provided.

    END  

    Structure Fire Advice for TOM PRICE in Pilbara

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

    Time of issue:  09:47 PM
    Date of issue:  24 August 2019

    Structure Fire Advice for TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    ALERT LEVEL
    A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in or near TOM PRICE in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    There is a fire at Tom Price Primary School at the intersection of Wattle Street and Creek Road that is causing a lot of smoke in the area.

    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:

    Road Closures

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

    • Creek Road

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

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

    The next update will be issued when the situation changes

    END  

    Smoke Alert Advice for for west of the Great Northern Highway and Camballin Road intersection in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley in Kimberley

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for west of the Great Northern Highway and Camballin Road intersection 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: 04:57 PM
    Date of issue: 23 August 2019


    Smoke Alert for west of the Great Northern Highway and Camballin Road intersection in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Great Northern Highway and Camballin Road intersection in the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.
    • 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 www.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 or listen to news bulletins.
    No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for West Cape Howe National Park in Great Southern

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for West Cape Howe National Park in the City of Albany Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 06:50 PM
    Date of issue: 22 August 2019

    Smoke Alert for West Cape Howe National Park in the City of Albany

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for West Cape Howe National Park in the City of Albany

    The smoke is the result of a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn being carried out tonight. Smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

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