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Bushfire Emergency Warning for western part of BULLSBROOK in the CITY OF SWAN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for western part of BULLSBROOK in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

Please note changes under WHAT TO DO section

This is an emergency broadcast from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 11:38 AM
Date of issue: 12 November 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for western part of BULLSBROOK in the CITY OF SWAN

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the western part of BULLSBROOK, near Ellenbrook Road, in the CITY OF SWAN.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded.
  • Homes near ELLENBROOK ROAD are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near ELLENBROOK ROAD in BULLSBROOK.
WHAT TO DO:

 

  • It is too late to leave, leaving now would be deadly.
  • You need to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • Go to a room away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
  • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
  • You must shelter before the fire arrives, as the extreme heat will kill you well before the flames reach you.
  • Protect yourself by wearing long sleeves and trousers, made from cotton or wool, and strong leather boots.
  • If your home catches on fire and the conditions inside become unbearable, you need to get out and go to an area that has already been burnt.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving in a westerly direction.


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 CITY OF SWAN.


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 10:50 AM on 12 November 2019.
  • City of Swan is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS 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: 10:57 AM
Date of issue: 12 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in 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:
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 CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
  • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for 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: 10:55 AM
Date of issue: 12 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 the 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:

    • It is uncontained and not controlled.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    Eyre Highway is now open.

    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 DUNDAS.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and 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: 10:03 AM
    Date of issue: 12 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road between Manari Road and the Beagle Bay turn-off 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.
    • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.
    • It is burning in inaccessible areas to the east of Broome-Cape Leveque Road.
    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving in a northerly direction.
      • It is controlled but not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed however traffic management is in place.

      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 Broome.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 28 October 2019.
      • Currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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


      Time of issue: 09:45 AM
      Date of issue: 12 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Patterson Road, Mandurah Road, Kwinana Beach Road and Dixon Road in EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

      • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      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 ROCKINGHAM.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:18 PM on 11 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 2.5 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
      No further updates will be issued.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

      Please note this fire has been downgraded to Advice level. Please see changes throughout alert.


      Time of issue: 06:36 PM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Patterson Road, Mandurah Road, Kwinana Beach Road and Dixon Road in EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

      • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now under control.
      • 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 PATTERSON RD and CHARLES ST in EAST ROCKINGHAM.
      • There is no longer any running fire..
      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.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      There is a reduced speed limit on Patterson Road. 

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.
      • 35 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.

      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 03:18 PM on 11 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 2.5 hectares hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

      Please note change to alert level


      Time of issue: 04:48 PM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2019


      Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Charles Street, Kwinana Beach Road and Beach Street in EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

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


      Bushfire ADVICE for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Patterson Road, Mandurah Road, Beach Street and Dixon Road in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

      • 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 PATTERSON RD and CHARLES ST in EAST ROCKINGHAM.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid Patterson Road

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.
      • 30 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.

      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 03:18 PM on 11 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 EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

      Please note change to alert level


      Time of issue: 04:31 PM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2019


      Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Charles Street, Kwinana Beach Road and Beach Street in EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

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


      Bushfire ADVICE for EAST ROCKINGHAM and KWINANA BEACH in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Patterson Road, Mandurah Road, Beach Street and Dixon Road in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

      • 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 PATTERSON RD and CHARLES ST in EAST ROCKINGHAM.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid Patterson Road

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.
      • 30 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.

      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 03:18 PM on 11 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 ZANTHUS in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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

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

      N/A This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 04:07 PM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in 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:
      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 CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
      • 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 Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and 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: 04:00 PM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road between Manari Road and the Beagle Bay turn-off 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.
      • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.
      • It is burning in inaccessible areas to the east of Broome-Cape Leveque Road.
      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving in a northerly direction.
        • It is controlled but not contained.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed however traffic management is in place.

        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 Broome.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 28 October 2019.
        • Currently there has been 40,000 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 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: 03:28 PM
        Date of issue: 11 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 the 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:

          • It is uncontained and not controlled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          Eyre Highway is now open.

          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 DUNDAS.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 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 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)

          Please note change under What Firefighters Are Doing and Bushfire Behaviour sections


          Time of issue: 11:20 AM
          Date of issue: 11 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 the 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:

            • It is uncontained and not controlled.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            Eyre Highway is now open.

            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 DUNDAS.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
            • Shire of DUNDAS 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 Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and 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 section


            Time of issue: 10:37 AM
            Date of issue: 11 November 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road between Manari Road and the Beagle Bay turn-off 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.
            • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.
            • It is burning in inaccessible areas to the east of Broome-Cape Leveque Road.
            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • The bushfire is moving in a northerly direction.
              • It is controlled but not contained.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed however traffic management is in place.

              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 Broome.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 28 October 2019.
              • Currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire All Clear for Mount Leopold in MAITLAND in the CITY OF KARRATHA

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Mount Leopold in MAITLAND in the CITY OF KARRATHA Content:

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

              Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


              Time of issue: 08:36 AM
              Date of issue: 11 November 2019


              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Mount Leopold in MAITLAND in the CITY OF KARRATHA

              ALERT LEVEL:

              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people on Karratha Station in the vicinity of Mount Leopold in MAITLAND in the CITY OF KARRATHA.

              • The bushfire that was burning in the area 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.

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 11:49 AM on 9 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.
              No further updates will be issued.


              END

              Bushfire All Clear for south of JUNA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south of JUNA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

              Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


              Time of issue: 08:18 AM
              Date of issue: 11 November 2019


              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south of JUNA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              ALERT LEVEL:

              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between the West Angelas Access Road and the Area C Access Road, south of JUNA DOWNS in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

              • The bushfire that was burning in the area 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.

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 04:32 AM on 6 November 2019.
              • Currently there has been 11,500 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              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)

              Please note change under Road Closures and Conditions


              Time of issue: 07:48 PM
              Date of issue: 10 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 the 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.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                Eyre Highway is now open.

                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 DUNDAS.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are on the scene.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
                • Shire of DUNDAS 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 Maloney Street in UTAKARRA in CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Maloney Street in UTAKARRA in CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON Content:

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


                Time of issue: 03:57 PM
                Date of issue: 10 November 2019


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Maloney Street in UTAKARRA in CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Maloney Street, Abraham Street and Alexander Street in UTAKARRA in CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON.

                • 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 CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 04:36 PM on 9 November 2019.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END

                Bushfire Advice for south of Juna Downs in the Shire of East Pilbara

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for south of Juna Downs in the Shire of East Pilbara 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: 03:47 PM
                Date of issue: 10 November 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for south of Juna Downs in the Shire of East Pilbara

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between the West Angelas Access Road and the Area C Access Road, south of Juna Downs in the Shire of East Pilbara.

                • 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.
                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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

                  • It is burning within containment lines.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are patrolling and monitoring the area. BHP and Rio Tinto ERT firefighters are attending.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 04:32 AM on 6 November 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 11,500 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for Mount Leopold in Maitland in the City of Karratha

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Mount Leopold in Maitland in the City of Karratha Content:

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 03:45 PM
                  Date of issue: 10 November 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Mount Leopold in Maitland in the City of Karratha

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on Karratha Station in the vicinity of Mount Leopold in Maitland in the City of Karratha.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • The fire started near the intersection of NORTH WEST COASTAL HWY and KARRATHA STATION RD in MAITLAND.
                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

                    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR by contacting the CITY OF KARRATHA.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 11:49 AM on 9 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 All Clear for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN Content:

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

                    Please note changes under Alert Level section


                    Time of issue: 03:42 PM
                    Date of issue: 10 November 2019


                    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in or near the Liberty Service Station on Brand Highway in CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN.

                    • The bushfire that was burning in Cataby has been extinguished.
                    • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day/night.
                    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
                    WHAT TO DO:
                    • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

                    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 DANDARAGAN.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 11:38 AM on 9 November 2019.
                    • Iluka Mine Site 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

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