The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.
Please note changes to Road Closures and What Firefighters Are Doing sections
Time of issue: 10:29 AM
Date of issue: 30 December 2019
Structure Fire Advice for Karawara in the City of South Perth
A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in Karawara in the City of South Perth.
There is a structure fire on Walanna Drive, near the intersection of Gillon Street, in Karawara in the City of South Perth. The top storey of an apartment block is on fire.
WHAT TO DO:
• As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
• People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
• People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.
Walanna Drive is closed between Gillon Street and Jackson Road, however it is open to local traffic.
What firefighters are doing:
Firefighters have extinguished the fire and are working to make the area safe.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
The next update will be issued when the situation changes