The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
Please note this alert is now an ALL CLEAR.
Time of issue: 10:29 AM
Date of issue: 16 December 2019
Bushfire ALL CLEAR for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE
An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Magenta Road to the west, Reserve Road to the south, Mallee Road to the east and Taylor Road, Giles Road and Nield Road to the north in MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE.
- The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
- The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
- Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.
- The bushfire is stationary.
- It is contained and under control.
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 LAKE GRACE.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are continuing to monitor the area.
- The fire was reported at 08:21 PM on 6 December 2019.
- Currently there has been 2,600 hectares burnt.
- The cause of the fire is lightning.
- Shire of Lake Grace 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 news bulletins.
During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.
No further updates will be issued.