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Bushfire Advice for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 04:54 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:

The following roads have reopened:

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point Road

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 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 GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT 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: 03:49 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:

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

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 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 CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the 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: 03:45 PM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 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 CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the 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 and WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING sections


Time of issue: 11:08 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 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 GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 08:11 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:

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

  • Gantheaume Point Road between Gubinge Road and Kavite Road
  • Kavite Road between Port Drive and Gantheaume Point 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 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 GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 07:41 AM
Date of issue: 11 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for GANTHEAUME POINT in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near GANTHEAUME POINT in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 GANTHEAUME POINT RD and GUBINGE RD in CABLE BEACH.
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:
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 BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:19 AM on 11 August 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 CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 04:26 PM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near MINYIRR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
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 slowly in a southerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Cable Beach Road between Murray Road and Gubinge Road has now been reopened

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

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

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyirr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 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 CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


Time of issue: 08:56 AM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or around MINYARR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 CABLE BEACH RD and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
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 slowly in a southerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:


CABLE BEACH ROAD has been closed, between MURRAY ROAD and GUBINGE ROAD

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

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

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

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyarr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 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 CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 07:19 AM
Date of issue: 10 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or around MINYARR PARK on the western side of CABLE BEACH ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 CABLE BEACH RD W and MURRAY RD in CABLE BEACH.
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 slowly in a southerly 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.

RECREATIONAL AREAS:

Walkers are asked to stay away from Minyarr Park and surrounds until advised


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:20 AM on 10 August 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

After Storm: Cancellation for Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern Content:

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


Time of issue: 05:45 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019

Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

As at 05/08/2019 17:18:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts has been cancelled.



To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 17:18:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised although thunderstorm activity is expected to continue over southern WA this evening, severe thunderstorms are nolonger expected.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

After Storm: Cancellation for Perth Metropolitan

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:45 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019

Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Perth Metropolitan

As at 05/08/2019 14:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Greater Perth area has been cancelled.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Greater Perth.

To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 14:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Greater Perth. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed,but the situation will continue to be monitored. A more generalised Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in place for parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts, which includes some of the Greater Perth area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Perth Metropolitan

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:23 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019


Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan

If you live in parts of Greater Perth area you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

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

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 14:05:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Kalamunda and Walliston. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Carmel, Glen Forrest and Paulls Valley by 2:15 pm and Mundaring, Mundaring Weir and Stoneville by 2:30 pm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


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Storm - Take Action Now for Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern Content:

This is a new alert. Please note there is another Severe Thunderstorm Warning current for parts of Perth Metropolitan.

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


Time of issue: 02:07 PM
Date of issue: 05 August 2019


Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Great Southern

If you live in parts of the Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

Locations which may be affected include Mandurah, Perth, Corrigin, Pingelly, Scarborough and York.

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

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 05/08/2019 13:37:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised showers and thunderstorms are currently occurring over parts of the Perth Metropolitan area. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire All Clear for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire All Clear issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 03:37 PM
Date of issue: 04 August 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


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:

  • Currently there has been 575 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 10:32 AM
Date of issue: 04 August 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


    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:

    • Currently there has been 575 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, 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 Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for Red Gully in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


    Time of issue: 02:58 PM
    Date of issue: 03 August 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Whitfields Springs Road, west of the Brand Highway, in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started in Moore River National Park in the SHIRE OF GINGIN

    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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on their way.


    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 cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Nowergup and Pinjar in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 02:11 PM
    Date of issue: 31 July 2019

    Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Nowergup and Pinjar including Westco Road, Old Yanchep Road and Wattle Avenue in the City of Wanneroo.

    The smoke is the result of a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn in the Pinjar Pine Plantation. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 01:46 PM
    Date of issue: 30 July 2019

    Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Nowergup, Bankia Grove and Pinjar including Westco Road, Old Yanchep Road and Wattle Avenue in the City of Wanneroo

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service in the Pinjar Pine Plantation. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    Please note changes to Alert Level and throughout


    Time of issue: 10:39 AM
    Date of issue: 28 July 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • The bushfire that was burning 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.


    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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
    • Pastoralists are 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 northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY 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: 03:17 PM
    Date of issue: 27 July 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Derby-Gibb River Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Homestead and Roadhouse in the northern part of KING LEOPOLD RANGES in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near MOUNT BARNETT AIRFIELD in KING LEOPOLD RANGES.
    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a westerly direction.
      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Some local tourist attractions 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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:35 PM on 26 July 2019.
      • Pastoralists are 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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