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Bushfire Advice for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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: 03:45 PM
Date of issue: 14 July 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road, adjacent to Elquestro Station in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 the intersection of GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY and VICTORIA HIGHWAY in LAKE ARGYLE.
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 fast in a westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.

    • The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain.


    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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are back burning strategic buffers in front of the fire.
    • DFES and Pastoralists are also in attendance.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 12:37 PM on 11 July 2019.
    • Currently there has been 10,000 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

    Earthquake Alert for along the north west coast

    Category: Earthquake Alert Summary: Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome Content:

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


    N/A This is a new alert

    The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).
    Time of issue: 03:39 PM
    Date of issue: 14 July 2019


    Take care after earthquake along the north west coast in the Shire of Broome

    Geoscience Australia has advised the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.5 and has impacted along the north west coast.

    People in the area should take care as aftershocks are possible and there may be dangers caused by damage.


    WHAT TO DO:

    • Expect aftershocks.
    • If you exeriance aftershocks, go outside.
    • Be alert for Dangerous Tides (coastal area only).
    • Be careful of damaged buildings and falling debris. Wear safe footwear.
    • Do not approach fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
    • Do not use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames.
    • Check to see if your neighbours are safe.
    • Avoid driving and do not go sightseeing.

    If your home or property has been damaged you should:

    • Turn off electricity, gas and water, if it is safe to do so.
    • Use a torch when entering a building – never use matches, cigarette lighters or naked flames due to the potential of flammable gas.
    • Assess your home and property for damage, take photographs as soon as possible and contact your insurance company to organise repairs.
    • Check welfare of pets and animals.
    • Start cleaning up around your home if it is safe to do so – stack loose material clear of water meters, valves and powerlines.
    • Clean up potentially harmful materials or medicines which may have spilled.


    ROAD CLOSURES:

    Roads have not been closed

    Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.
    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.


    EARTHQUAKE DETAILS:
    Geoscience Australia have confirmed that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake.


    DAMAGE:


    WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

    Emergency services are on standby.


    IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
    Emergency assistance is available for individuals or families to alleviate the personal hardship or distress arising as a direct result of a natural disaster. Contact the Department for Child Protection and Family Support for further information OR Call the Disaster Line on 1800 032 965 for further information (when activated).


    IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

    • People who need assistance can call SES on 132 500.
    • In a life threatening emergency call 000.


    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 if further information becomes available


    END

    Structure Fire All Clear for WILYABRUP in Lower South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON Content:

    The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.

    Time of issue: 02:52 PM
    Date of issue: 14 July 2019

    Structure Fire All Clear for WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    ALERT LEVEL
    A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON.

    People in the vacinity of Caves Road, near the intersection of Moses Rock Road, in Wilyabrup in the City of Busselton will no longer be impacted by smoke.

    DETAILS:

    Extra Information:

    • The incident was reported at 10:21am today.
    • The cause of the fire was accidental.

    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 provided.

    END 

    Structure Fire Advice for WILYABRUP in Lower South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON Content:

    The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.

    Time of issue: 11:49 AM
    Date of issue: 14 July 2019

    Structure Fire Advice for WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    ALERT LEVEL
    A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in WILYABRUP in the CITY OF BUSSELTON.

    There is a shed fire on Caves Road, near the intersection of Moses Rock Road, in Wilyabrup in the
    City of Busselton. A structure fire in a shed is resulting in potentially dangerous smoke.

    People in a 1 kilometre radius of Caves Road and Moses Rock Road may be impacted by smoke or fumes.

    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 are strongly advise to 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.

    DETAILS:

    ROAD CLOSURES

    • Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.
    • There may be some roads closed.
    • Road information may also be avaliable by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or City of South Perth.
    What firefighters are doing:
    • Firefighters are on scene

    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

    END 

    Bushfire Advice for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 10:41 AM
    Date of issue: 14 July 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road, adjacent to Elquestro Station in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 the intersection of GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY and VICTORIA HIGHWAY in LAKE ARGYLE.
    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 fast in a westerly direction.
      • It is out of control and unpredictable.

      • The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain.


      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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are back burning strategic buffers in front of the fire.
      • DFES and Pastoralists are also in attendance.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:37 PM on 11 July 2019.
      • Currently there has been 10,000 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 Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


      Time of issue: 03:40 PM
      Date of issue: 13 July 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road, adjacent to Elquestro Station in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 the intersection of GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY and VICTORIA HIGHWAY in LAKE ARGYLE.
      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 fast in a north westerly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.

        • The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain.


        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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
        • DFES and Pastoralists are also in attendance.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 12:37 PM on 11 July 2019.
        • Currently there has been 10,000 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 Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


        Time of issue: 12:41 PM
        Date of issue: 13 July 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River Road between Victoria Highway and King River Road, adjacent to Elquestro Station in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 the intersection of GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY and VICTORIA HIGHWAY in LAKE ARGYLE.
        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 fast in a westerly direction.
          • It is out of control and unpredictable.

          • The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain.


          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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
          • DFES and Pastoralists are also in attendance.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:37 PM on 11 July 2019.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • DFES is managing the fire.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for for the Great Northern Highway in the Shire of Wyndham - East Kimberley in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Great Northern Highway in the Shire of Wyndham - East Kimberley Content:

          The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


          Time of issue: 12:56 PM
          Date of issue: 11 July 2019


          Smoke Alert for the Great Northern Highway in the Shire of Wyndham - East Kimberley

          • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Victoria Highway and Gibb River-Wyndham Road and surrounding areas in the Shire of Wyndham- East Kimberley.
          • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
          • The smoke is expected to clear tomorrow.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • 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.

          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 Wyndham - East Kimberley.


          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 unless the situation changes.


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for for the town site of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the town site of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

          The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


          Time of issue: 05:35 PM
          Date of issue: 09 July 2019


          Smoke Alert for the town site of KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.
          • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • 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.


          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/Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley


          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 unless the situation changes.


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for for parts of the DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for parts of the DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

          The following alert has been issued by Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.


          Time of issue: 02:48 PM
          Date of issue: 06 July 2019


          Smoke Alert for parts of the DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people near Gibb Road in the vicinity of Mount Barnett Station in the SHIRE of DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.
          • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
          • The smoke is expected to clear later over the coming days.


          WHAT TO DO:

          • 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.

          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.


          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 unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire All Clear for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: @Bushfire ALL CLEAR for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


          Time of issue: 03:19 PM
          Date of issue: 05 July 2019


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • The bushfire that was burning in KUNUNURRA has been extinguished.
          • Firefighters are monitoring the area remotely.
          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the area.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 2019.
          • Currently there has been approximately 2000 hectares burnt.
          • DFES is managing the fire.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


          Time of issue: 10:55 AM
          Date of issue: 05 July 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • 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.
          • There is some smoke in the area.
          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 stationary.
            • It is contained and under control.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Victoria Highway between Crossing Falls Road and the Northern Territory and Western Australian border has reopened, however speed restrictions are 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 2019.
            • Currently there has been approximately 2000 hectares burnt.
            • 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 east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

            Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions and Extra Information


            Time of issue: 05:11 PM
            Date of issue: 04 July 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 is burning on the southern side of Victoria Highway.
            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 in a westerly direction.
              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Victoria Highway between Crossing Falls Road and the Northern Territory and Western Australian border has reopened, however speed restrictions are 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 2019.
              • Currently there has been approximately 2000 hectares burnt.
              • DFES is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Advice for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

              Please note changes throughout


              Time of issue: 03:48 PM
              Date of issue: 04 July 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 in KUNUNURRA.
              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 in a westerly direction.
                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                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:

                • Victoria Highway between Crossing Falls Road and the Northern Territory and Western Australian border

                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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 2019.
                • Currently there has been more than 200 hectares burnt.
                • 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

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

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

                This alert is now cancelled

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


                Time of issue: 02:07 PM
                Date of issue: 04 July 2019

                Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West, Great Southern, Goldfields-Midlands

                As at 04/07/2019 13:48:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning Central West, Lower West and South West districts has been cancelled.

                The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

                WHAT TO DO:

                Now the severe weather has passed, DFES advises you to:

                • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
                • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
                • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
                • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
                • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
                • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
                • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


                WEATHER DETAILS:

                At 04/07/2019 13:48:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a weakening cold front is moving eastwards through the South West Land Division


                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.
                • Emergency services have answered more than eight calls for help since this morning.
                • Primarily throughout the metropolitan area
                • The number of calls for help are likely to increase as people return home.
                • 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

                Bushfire Advice for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                Please note changes to Road Closures section


                Time of issue: 11:46 AM
                Date of issue: 04 July 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 in KUNUNURRA.
                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 fast in a westerly direction.
                  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                  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:

                  • Victoria Highway between Crossing Falls Road and the Northern Territory and Western Australian border

                  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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 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

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

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

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


                  Time of issue: 11:07 AM
                  Date of issue: 04 July 2019


                  Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West, Goldfields-Midlands, Great Southern

                  If you live in Lower West and parts of Central West and South West districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

                  Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Geraldton, Mandurah, Margaret River, Moora and Perth.

                  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.

                  • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

                  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 04/07/2019 10:53:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cold front is moving through western parts of the South West Land Division and pushing inland. The passage of the front is expected to be accompanied by HEAVY RAINFALL that may lead to FLASH FLOODING. Generally widespread falls of 25 to 40 millimetres is possible with isolated heavier falls to 60 millimetres. Tides between Geraldton and Augusta have peaked ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE MARK and will ease in the next two to three hours. Since 7am, Wilyabrup has received 29.6 millimetres and Margaret River 29.4 millimetres, with a number of other locations through the southwest also exceeding 20 millimetres.


                  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.


                  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 Advice for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                  This is a new alert


                  Time of issue: 10:08 AM
                  Date of issue: 04 July 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Victoria Highway, east of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST 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 in KUNUNURRA.
                  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 fast in a westerly 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are on their way.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 09:57 AM on 4 July 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

                    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West

                    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


                    Time of issue: 09:33 AM
                    Date of issue: 04 July 2019


                    Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West

                    If you live in Lower West and parts of Central West and South West districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

                    Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Geraldton, Mandurah, Margaret River, Moora and Perth.

                    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.

                    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

                    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 04/07/2019 07:58:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a cold front is crossing the Capes and will move through western parts of the South West Land Division this morning. The front is expected to reach Bunbury by 9am, Mandurah by 9:30am and Perth between 10:00 and 10:30am. On the leading edge of the front conditions may be squally with possible isolated DAMAGING WIND gusts to 100 km/h which could cause DAMAGE TO HOME AND PROPERTY. The passage of the front is expected to be accompanied by HEAVY RAINFALL that may lead to FLASH FLOODING. Generally widespread falls of 25 to 40 millimetres is possible with isolated heavier falls to 60 millimetres. Tides between Geraldton and Albany are likely to rise ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE MARK. Tides at Busselton are currently above the normal high tide mark and expected to peak around 9:30am.


                    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.


                    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

                    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West

                    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West Content:

                    please note changes throughout the alert

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


                    Time of issue: 04:51 AM
                    Date of issue: 04 July 2019


                    Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Perth Metropolitan, South West, Lower South West

                    If you live in parts of Central West, Lower West and South West districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

                    Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Geraldton, Mandurah, Margaret River, Moora and Perth.

                    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 03/07/2019 03:49:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised cold front is approaching the west coast and should arrive at the Capes about 6am Thursday morning and Perth about 9am.On the leading edge of the front conditions may be squally with possible isolated damaging wind gusts to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause damage to homes and property. The passage of the front Thursday morning is expected to be accompanied by heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding. Generally widespread falls of 25-40 millimetres is possible with isolated heavier falls to 60 millimetres. Tides between Geraldton and Albany are likely to rise above the normal high tide mark.


                    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.


                    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

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