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Bushfire Advice for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN 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: 03:51 PM
Date of issue: 09 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on or near North East Road in northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire has been extinguished.
  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of NORTH EAST RD in GIDGEGANNUP.
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:

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 SWAN.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 12:17 PM 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 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: 03:43 PM
Date of issue: 09 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 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 southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

    Please note although this Alert has been downgraded to an Advice, road closures are still in place. People must obey the instructions of Emergency Services personnel.


    Time of issue: 03:38 PM
    Date of issue: 09 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Lake Gnangara, Steel Road, Joyce Road, Sydney Road, Stoney Road, Badgerup Road and Gnangara Road in the southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

    • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and 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 on SYDNEY RD in GNANGARA.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
    • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
    • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
    • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    • Sydney Road between Joyce Road and Stoney Road

    The following roads have reopened:

    • Stoney Road
    • Gnangara Road
    • Joyce Road
    • Pine Crest Way
    • Colonial Circle
    • Lakelands Drive

    An assessment is underway to ensure safety of the area before roads reopen.

    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 WANNEROO.

    PROPERTY DAMAGE AND LOSS:
    • One caravan has been damaged
    • Two vehicles have been lost


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are mopping up and monitoring.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:40 AM on 9 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 15 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Emergency Warning for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN Content:

    Please note changes throughout

    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: 03:34 PM
    Date of issue: 09 November 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in or near the Liberty Service Station on Brand Highway in CATABY in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN.

    • 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 as fire behaviour has intensified and the fire has jumped containment lines.
    • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and CARO RD in CATABY.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
    • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a south easterly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
    • Bush Fire Service and Iluka Mine Site ERT firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.
    • Farming units are also in attendance.


    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 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.
    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    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: 03:06 PM
    Date of issue: 09 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 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: 03:02 PM
      Date of issue: 09 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 Advice for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

        Please note although this Alert has been downgraded to an Advice, road closures are still in place. People must obey the instructions of Emergency Services personnel.


        Time of issue: 02:32 PM
        Date of issue: 09 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Lake Gnangara, Steel Road, Joyce Road, Sydney Road, Stoney Road, Badgerup Road and Gnangara Road in the southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

        • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and 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 on SYDNEY RD in GNANGARA.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
        • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
        • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is contained and under control.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • Sydney Road
        • Stoney Road
        • Gnangara Road
        • Joyce Road
        • Pine Crest Way
        • Colonial Circle
        • Lakelands Drive

        An assessment is underway to ensure safety of the area before roads reopen.

        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 WANNEROO.

        WELFARE CENTRE:

        A welfare centre has been set up at Wanneroo Recreation Centre for residents within the warning area who cannot return home.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 11:40 AM on 9 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 15 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, 6PR, 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)

        N/A This is a new alert


        Time of issue: 01:44 PM
        Date of issue: 09 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

          Please note Alert has been downgraded to a Watch and Act


          Time of issue: 01:35 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Lake Gnangara, Steel Road, Joyce Road, Sydney Road, Stoney Road, Badgerup Road and Gnangara Road in the southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as it is now controlled.
          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving in a south south easterly direction.
          • It is controlled but not contained.
          • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
          • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change to north westerly.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Sydney Road
          • Stoney Road
          • Gnangara Road
          • Joyce Road
          • Pine Crest Way
          • Colonial Circle
          • Lakelands Drive

          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 WANNEROO.

          WELFARE CENTRE:

          A welfare centre has been set up at Wanneroo Recreation Centre for residents within the warning area who cannot return home.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:40 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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

          Please note changes throughout the alert


          Time of issue: 01:32 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on or near North East Road in northern parts of GIDGEGANNUP in CITY OF SWAN.

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire has been extinguished.
          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of NORTH EAST RD in GIDGEGANNUP.
          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:

          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 SWAN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
          • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:17 PM 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

          Please note changes to Road Closures and Welfare Centre

          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: 01:23 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Badgerup Road, Stoney Road, Joyce Road, Steel Road, Lake Gnangara, Sydney Road, Tuscan Way, Colonial Circle and Lakelands Drive in southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

          • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
          • Homes in Sydney Road are under threat by fire now.
          • The fire started on the intersection of SYDNEY RD in GNANGARA.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
          • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
          • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
          • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
          • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Lake Gnangara, Sydney Road, Tuscan Way, Colonial Circle, Lakelands Drive, Badgerup Road and Lake Gnangara in the southern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving in a south south easterly direction.
          • It is out of control and unpredictable.
          • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
          • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change to north westerly.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Sydney Road
          • Stoney Road
          • Gnangara Road
          • Joyce Road
          • Pine Crest Way
          • Colonial Circle
          • Lakelands Drive

          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 WANNEROO.

          WELFARE CENTRE:

          A welfare centre has been set up at Wanneroo Recreation Centre for residents within the warning area who cannot return home.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:40 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of CATABY in SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of CATABY in SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN Content:

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

          This is a new alert


          Time of issue: 01:12 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of CATABY in SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in a 5 kilometre radius of Brand Highway, near the intersection of Caro Road, in parts of CATABY in SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN.

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          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 DANDARAGAN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.
          • Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Iluka Mine Site ERT firefighters are attending.


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


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

          Please note changes throughout

          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: 12:29 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Sydney Road, Joyce Road, Steel Road and Lake Gnangara in northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

          • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
          • Homes in Sydney Road are under threat by fire now.
          • The fire started on the intersection of SYDNEY RD in GNANGARA.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
          • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
          • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
          • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
          • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Sydney Road, Stoney Road, Badgerup Road, Gnangara Road and Lake Gnangara in the northern part of GNANGARA in CITY OF WANNEROO.

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


          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 WANNEROO.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:40 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS Content:

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

          Please note changes under Power section


          Time of issue: 11:07 AM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Woodbine Road, Brand Highway, Gillingarra Road, Mogumber Road West and Clarke Road in REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS.

          • 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 WOODBINE RD and MOOCHAMULLA RD in REGANS FORD.
          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 contained and under control.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Woodbine Road has 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 SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN.

            POWER:

            Western Power has advised that 32 customers have been impacted by an outage in the Shire of Dandaragan and are without power.

            Suburbs affected include Mogumber, Regans Ford, Yathroo, Dandaragan and Gillingarra.

            For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.

            TOTAL HARVEST AND VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN:

            Please be advised that the Shire of Dandaragan has imposed a Total Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban effective immediately. The ban will be reviewed at 6pm today for (All Fire Weather Zones) within the Shire of Dandaragan, except for the transportation of water for livestock and homesteads.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
            • Pastoralists are also in attendance.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 10:34 AM on 8 November 2019.
            • Currently there has been 420 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • Shire of Dandaragan 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 areas surrounding Scientific Park in PORT KENNEDY in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for areas surrounding Scientific Park in PORT KENNEDY in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

            Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing


            Time of issue: 10:52 AM
            Date of issue: 09 November 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for areas surrounding Scientific Park in PORT KENNEDY in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Port Kennedy Drive, Warnbro Sound Avenue and Secret Harbour Boulevard in PORT KENNEDY in 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 WARNBRO SOUND AV and SECRET HARBOUR BVD in PORT KENNEDY.
            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:

              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 ROCKINGHAM.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are patrolling the area.
              • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 08:56 AM on 8 November 2019.
              • Currently there has been 2.7 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 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 Extra Information


              Time of issue: 10:13 AM
              Date of issue: 09 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 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 the Brockman Two minesite south of Hamersley Range in the Shire of Ashburton

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Brockman Two minesite south of Hamersley Range in the Shire of Ashburton 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: 10:08 AM
                Date of issue: 09 November 2019


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Brockman Two minesite south of Hamersley Range in the Shire of Ashburton

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near the Brockman Two minesite south of Hamersley Range in the Shire of Ashburton.

                • The bushfire that was burning south of Hamersley Range 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:
                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 by contacting the Shire of Ashburton.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 12:48 PM on 2 November 2019.
                • Currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is accidental.
                • DFES, Rio Tinto and FMG 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: 10:02 AM
                Date of issue: 09 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 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS Content:

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

                  Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour


                  Time of issue: 02:30 AM
                  Date of issue: 09 November 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Woodbine Road, Brand Highway, Gillingarra Road, Mogumber Road West and Clarke Road in REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS.

                  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
                  • 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 WOODBINE RD and MOOCHAMULLA RD in REGANS FORD.
                  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 contained and under control.
                    • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from north north east to east north east at 2:00am.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Woodbine Road has 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 DANDARAGAN.

                    POWER:

                    Western Power has advised that 30 customers have been impacted by an outage in the Shire of Dandaragan and are without power.

                    This includes:

                    • Gillingarra Road, Dandaragan Road, Brand Highway, Moochamulla Road, Mogumber Road west and Wlyoo Road.

                    For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.

                    TOTAL HARVEST AND VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN:

                    Please be advised that the Shire of Dandaragan has imposed a Total Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban effective immediately. The ban will be reviewed at 6pm tomorrow for (All Fire Weather Zones) within the Shire of Dandaragan, except for the transportation of water for livestock and homesteads.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
                    • Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
                    • Pastoralists are also in attendance.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 10:34 AM on 8 November 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 420 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • Shire of Dandaragan 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 11am today unless the situation changes.


                    END

                    Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS 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: 07:19 PM
                    Date of issue: 08 November 2019


                    Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Woodbine Road, Brand Highway, Gillingarra Road, Mogumber Road West and Clarke Road in REGANS FORD in the SHIRE OF DANDARAGAN, the northern part of the SHIRE OF GINGIN and the western part of the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS.

                    • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
                    • 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 WOODBINE RD and MOOCHAMULLA RD in REGANS FORD.
                    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 contained and under control.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Woodbine Road has 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 DANDARAGAN.

                      POWER:

                      Western Power has advised that 30 customers have been impacted by an outage in the Shire of Dandaragan and are without power.

                      This includes:

                      • Gillingarra Road, Dandaragan Road, Brand Highway, Moochamulla Road, Mogumber Road west and Wlyoo Road.

                      For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.

                      TOTAL HARVEST AND VEHICLE MOVEMENT BAN:

                      Please be advised that the Shire of Dandaragan has imposed a Total Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban effective immediately. The ban will be reviewed at 6pm tomorrow for (All Fire Weather Zones) within the Shire of Dandaragan, except for the transportation of water for livestock and homesteads.


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
                      • Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 10:34 AM on 8 November 2019.
                      • Currently there has been 420 hectares burnt.
                      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                      • Shire of Dandaragan 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

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