EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire All Clear for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS Content:

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

Please note this alert has been downgraded to an All Clear


Time of issue: 10:36 AM
Date of issue: 03 May 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people travelling in areas south of Mogumber West Road and east of Bindoon Moora Road.

  • The bushfire has been extinguished.
  • Firefighters will continue to monitor the 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.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads are not 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:25 PM on 2 May 2020.
  • Currently there has been 3 hectares burnt.
  • Shire of Victoria Plains 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.


END

Bushfire All Clear for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA Content:

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

Please note this alert has been downgraded to an All Clear


Time of issue: 10:29 AM
Date of issue: 03 May 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people in the area south of Lake Clifton Caravan Park, west of Old Coast Road to the intersection of Holmes Road, and east of Lake Clifton.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • Firefighters will continue to monitor the 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.


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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WAROONA.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 20 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 11:35 AM on 2 May 2020.
  • Currently there has been 5 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is 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, 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.


END

Bushfire Advice for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

Please note changes throughout


Time of issue: 10:20 AM
Date of issue: 03 May 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the area bounded by Gibbs Road to the west, Old Yanchep Road to the east, Wesco Road to the south and Carrabooda Road to the north.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HOPKINS RD and SERPA RD in NOWERGUP.

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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Hopkins Road is 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the CITY OF WANNEROO.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are mopping up.
  • 40 DBCA and City of Wanneroo firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 3 May 2020.
  • Currently there has been 5 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
  • City of Wanneroo 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.

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


END

Bushfire Advice for the western part of the Gnangara Pine Plantation in JANDABUP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of the Gnangara Pine Plantation in JANDABUP in the CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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


Time of issue: 07:42 AM
Date of issue: 03 May 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of the Gnangara Pine Plantation in JANDABUP in the CITY OF WANNEROO

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of the western part of the Gnangara Pine Plantation in JANDABUP in the CITY OF WANNEROO.

  • 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 the Gnangara Pine Plantation in JANDABUP..

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 southerly direction.
    • It is not contained and not controlled.


    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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the CITY OF WANNEROO.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:29 AM on 3 May 2020.
    • Currently there has been 2 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.


    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.

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 06:52 AM
    Date of issue: 03 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the area bounded by Gibbs Road to the west, Old Yanchep Road to the east, Wesco Road to the south and Carrabooda Road to the north.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of HOPKINS RD and SERPA RD in NOWERGUP.

    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.


    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:

    • Hopkins Road is 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the CITY OF WANNEROO.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.
    • 20 DBCA and City of Wanneroo firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 3 May 2020.
    • City of Wanneroo 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.

    The next update will be provided by 11am today unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for for throughout the Perth metropolitan area in Perth Metropolitan

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for throughout the Perth metropolitan area Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 09:58 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Smoke Alert for throughout the Perth metropolitan area

    • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people throughout the Perth metropolitan area
    • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out outside the metropolitan area.
    • The smoke is expected to clear 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au


    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 unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA Content:

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

    Please note that the Advice Area description has been updated


    Time of issue: 06:28 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the area south of Lake Clifton Caravan Park, west of Old Coast Road to the intersection of Holmes Road, and east of Lake Clifton.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    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.


    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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WAROONA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
    • 20 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


    DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
    Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:35 AM on 2 May 2020.


    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.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA Content:

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

    The Watch and Act warning has now been downgraded to an Advice. Please note changes throughout.


    Time of issue: 05:25 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the area west of the intersection of Old Coast Road with Lake Clifton Road to the south, Lake Clifton townsite and Lake Clifton to the west and in the area west of the intersection of Old Coast Road with the southern part of Newnham Road and the northern part of Holmes Road and to Lake Clifton.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    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.


    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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WAROONA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
    • 20 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


    DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
    Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:35 AM on 2 May 2020.


    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.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for an area bounded by Jarrahwood, Augusta, Pemberton and Nannup in South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Jarrahwood, Augusta, Pemberton and Nannup in the Shires of Nannup, Augusta-Margaret River and Plantagenet Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:21 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Jarrahwood, Augusta, Pemberton and Nannup in the Shires of Nannup, Augusta-Margaret River and Plantagenet

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Jarrahwood, Augusta, Pemberton and Nannup in the Shires of Nannup, Augusta-Margaret River and Plantagenet.

    The smoke is a result of prescribed burns being carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service, along with several bushfires. It is expected to clear by midday tomorrow.

    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 an area bounded by Myalup, Binningup, Leschenault, Australind and Roelands, including the Forrest Highway, in South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Myalup, Binningup, Leschenault, Australind and Roelands, including the Forrest Highway, in the Shire of Harvey Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:16 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Myalup, Binningup, Leschenault, Australind and Roelands, including the Forrest Highway, in the Shire of Harvey

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for an area bounded by Myalup, Binningup, Leschenault, Australind and Roelands, including the Forrest Highway, in the Shire of Harvey.

    The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out 14km south-east of Harvey by the Parks and Wildlife Service, along with several bushfires. 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 Walpole to Denmark, including surrounding suburbs, in Lower South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Walpole to Denmark, including surrounding suburbs, in the Shires of Manjimup and Denmark Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:07 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for Walpole to Denmark, including surrounding suburbs, in the Shires of Manjimup and Denmark

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Walpole to Denmark, including surrounding suburbs, in the Shires of Manjimup and Denmark.

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service, combined with a number of private property burns. 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 Mandurah, Dwellingup, North Dandalup, Waroona, Preston Beach and surrounds in Metro South Coastal, Metro South East, South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Mandurah, Dwellingup, North Dandalup, Waroona, Preston Beach and surrounds in the City of Mandurah and the Shires of Murray and Waroona Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:02 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for Mandurah, Dwellingup, North Dandalup, Waroona, Preston Beach and surrounds in the City of Mandurah and the Shires of Murray and Waroona

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Mandurah, Dwellingup, North Dandalup, Waroona, Preston Beach and surrounds in the City of Mandurah and the Shires of Murray and Waroona.

    The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out east of North Dandalup by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear 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 Carabooda, Nowergup, Neerabup, Yanchep and surrounds in Metro North East, Metro North Coastal

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Carabooda, Nowergup, Neerabup, Yanchep and surrounds 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: 04:35 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for Carabooda, Nowergup, Neerabup, Yanchep and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Carabooda, Nowergup, Neerabup, Yanchep and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo.

    The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear 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 Advice for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the southern parts of LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA Content:

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

    The warning has been downgraded. Please note changes throughout.


    Time of issue: 04:20 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the southern parts of LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people in the area west of the intersection of Old Coast Road with the southern part of Newnham Road, Lake Clifton Road to the north and Lake Clifton to the west.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
    • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
    • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
    • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


    Bushfire ADVICE for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the area west of the intersection of Old Coast Road with Lake Clifton Road to the south, Lake Clifton townsite and Lake Clifton to the west and in the area west of the intersection of Old Coast Road with the southern part of Newnham Road and the northern part of Holmes Road and to Lake Clifton.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a southerly direction.
    • It is contained but not controlled.


    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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WAROONA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
    • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


    DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
    Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:35 AM on 2 May 2020.


    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.

    Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 03:08 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for the southern part of MOGUMBER in SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling in areas south of Mogumber West Road and east of Bindoon Moora Road.

    • 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 MOGUMBER RD W and BINDOON-MOORA RD in MOGUMBER.

    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. 

    Bindoon-Moora Road has modfied speed restrictions 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF VICTORIA PLAINS.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:25 PM on 2 May 2020.
    • Shire of Victoria Plains 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.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Watch and Act for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the southern parts of LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA 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: 02:37 PM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the southern parts of LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people west of Old Coast Road between Preston Beach Road and Old Bunbury Road.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • It’s too late to leave, leaving now would be deadly.
    • You need to shelter in your home in a room away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
    • You must shelter before the fire arrives, as the extreme heat will kill you well before the flames reach you.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
    • If your home catches on fire and the conditions inside become unbearable, you need to get out and go to an area that has already been burnt.
    • Protect yourself by wearing long sleeves and trousers, made from cotton or wool, and strong leather boots.


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for LAKE CLIFTON in SHIRE OF WAROONA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people In or around the Lake Clifton area.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
    • The fire started near NEWNHAM RD in LAKE CLIFTON.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
    • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
    • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
    • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WAROONA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
    • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


    DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
    Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:35 AM on 2 May 2020.


    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.

    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Waroona, Yarloop, Myalup, Binningup and surrounds in South West, Metro South East

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Waroona, Yarloop, Myalup, Binningup and surrounds in the Shires of Murray, Waroona and Harvey Content:

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


    Time of issue: 11:20 AM
    Date of issue: 02 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for Waroona, Yarloop, Myalup, Binningup and surrounds in the Shires of Murray, Waroona and Harvey

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Waroona, Yarloop, Myalup, Binningup and surrounds in the Shires of Murray, Waroona and Harvey.

    The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out east of North Dandalup by the Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear tomorrow (Sunday) 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 area bounded by Bunbury, Brunswick, Boyanup and Capel in South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for area bounded by Bunbury, Brunswick, Boyanup and Capel in the City of Bunbury and the shires of Harvey, Dardenup and Capel Content:

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


    Time of issue: 03:56 PM
    Date of issue: 01 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for area bounded by Bunbury, Brunswick, Boyanup and Capel in the City of Bunbury and the shires of Harvey, Dardenup and Capel

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for area bounded by Bunbury, Brunswick, Boyanup and Capel

    The smoke alert is the result of prescribed burns being carried out by the Parks and Wildlife Service 14km south-east of Harvey. 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 North Dandalup, Pinjarra, Preston Beach, Waroona, Ravenswood, Yunderup and surrounding areas in Metro South East, Metro South Coastal, South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for North Dandalup, Pinjarra, Preston Beach, Waroona, Ravenswood, Yunderup and surrounding areas in the Shires or Murray and Waroona Content:

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


    Time of issue: 03:52 PM
    Date of issue: 01 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for North Dandalup, Pinjarra, Preston Beach, Waroona, Ravenswood, Yunderup and surrounding areas in the Shires or Murray and Waroona

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for North Dandalup, Pinjarra, Preston Beach, Waroona, Ravenswood, Yunderup and surrounding areas in the Shires of Murray and Waroona

    The smoke is the result of prescribed burns being carried out by Parks and Wildlife Service 10km east of North Dandalup. 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

    Hazmat Controlled Contained for parts of BODDINGTON, RANFORD, BANNISTER in the SHIRE OF BODDINGTON

    Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in parts of BODDINGTON, RANFORD, BANNISTER in the SHIRE OF BODDINGTON. Content:

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

    Please note this is now Contained & Controlled


    Time of issue: 03:42 PM
    Date of issue: 01 May 2020

    Structure Fire in parts of BODDINGTON, RANFORD, BANNISTER in the SHIRE OF BODDINGTON.

    The Structure Fire in RANFORD is now contained and under control

    WHAT TO DO:

    • People on CROSSMAN RD and surrounding areas will no longer be impacted by smoke/fumes.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.


    • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
    • Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of  BODDINGTON.

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the 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, 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.


    END

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