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Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 10:12 AM
Date of issue: 30 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • 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.

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Esperance 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 All Clear for parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

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

    Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


    Time of issue: 09:44 AM
    Date of issue: 30 November 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Lukis Street, Walter Street, Grimwade Road and Jayes Road in parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

    • The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished.
    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • Drive slowly and with caution in the area.


    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 Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the area.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:06 PM on 29 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been approximately four hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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 Advice for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY 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: 04:01 PM
    Date of issue: 29 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • 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 YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

    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:

    • It is contained and under control; isolated flare ups occurring.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    • Speed restriction of 40 kilometres per hour within the advice area
    • Speed restriction of 60 kilometres per hour on Lakes Road


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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 72 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
    • Shire of Murray 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 Advice for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

    Please note changes under Road Closures section


    Time of issue: 03:55 PM
    Date of issue: 29 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in parts of WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

    • 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.

    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 north easterly direction.
    • It is contained but not controlled.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Manari Road has been reopened. No other roads are closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely. DFES and DBCA personnel are also on the scene strengthening containment lines.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 32,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • 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, 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 parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 03:46 PM
    Date of issue: 29 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near Lukis Street, Walter Street, Grimwade Road and Jayes Road in parts of BALINGUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

    • 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 LUKIS ST in BALINGUP.

    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.
    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:06 PM on 29 November 2019.
    • Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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 Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 03:44 PM
    Date of issue: 29 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

    • 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.

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Shire of Esperance 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 Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER 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: 03:35 PM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

      • 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.

      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 north westerly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
      • Currently there has been 280,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder 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 All Clear for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS Content:

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

      Please note this is now an ALL CLEAR


      Time of issue: 03:20 PM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the townsite of WIDGIEMOOLTHA and near the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Norseman and the Kambalda turnoff in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.

      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Drive slowly and with caution.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

      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 COOLGARDIE.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Shire of Coolgardie 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

      Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

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

      Please note update to Road Closures section


      Time of issue: 11:58 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019

      Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

      ALERT LEVEL
      A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN.


      Smoke is impacting South Guildford and Hazelmere.


      • There has been an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford, reported on Monday, November 25th 2019. The fire is now contained and under control.
      • There is still some smoke that is visible in the area.
      • Air quality in the area is being monitored and although no air toxicity levels have been detected at ground level, dense smoke and odours may cause irritation, sore eyes, coughing, a runny nose and an asthmatic response.

      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 be switched off. 
      • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
      • People with medical conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      DETAILS:

      ROAD CLOSURES:

      • Hyne Road has been reopened.

      Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA in 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the City of Swan.

      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      Career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are patrolling the area and continuing to monitor fire activity and extinguish hot spots.

      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have attended and will continue to retest air toxicity levels as needed.
      • The fire was reported at 9am, Monday November 25th 2019.
      • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update will be issued when the situation changes
      END

      Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

      Please note updates to Bushfire Behaviour, What Firefighters are Doing and Extra Information sections


      Time of issue: 11:54 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

      • 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 YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

      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:

      • It is contained and under control; isolated flare ups occurring.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      • Speed restriction of 40 kilometres per hour within the advice area
      • Speed restriction of 60 kilometres per hour on Lakes Road


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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 72 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
      • Shire of Murray 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 NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

      Please note that the fire is now being managed by the Shire of Murray.


      Time of issue: 11:15 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

      • 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 YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
      • It is contained and under control; isolated flare ups occurring.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      • Speed restriction of 40 kilometres per hour within the advice area
      • Speed restriction of 60 kilometres per hour on Lakes Road


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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 70 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
      • Shire of Murray 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 Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

      Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing sections


      Time of issue: 11:06 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in parts of WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

      • 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.

      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 north easterly direction.
      • It is contained but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      Manari Road has been closed from north of Willie Creek access road.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely. DFES and DBCA personnel are also on the scene strengthening containment lines.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 32,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • 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, 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

      Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

      Please note update to What Firefighters are Doing section

      Time of issue:  10:54 AM
      Date of issue:  29 November 2019

      Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

      ALERT LEVEL
      A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in or near South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

      Smoke is impacting South Guildford and Hazelmere.

      • There has been an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford, reported on Monday, November 25th 2019. The fire is now contained and under control.
      • There is still some smoke that is visible in the area.
      • Air quality in the area is being monitored and although no air toxicity levels have been detected at ground level, dense smoke and odours may cause irritation, sore eyes, coughing, a runny nose and an asthmatic response.

      WHAT TO DO:  

      Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

      • 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 be switched off. 
      • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
      • People with medical conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      DETAILS:

      ROAD CLOSURES:

      • Parts of Hyne Road have been closed.

      Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA in 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the City of Swan.

      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      Career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are patrolling the area and continuing to monitor fire activity and extinguish hot spots.

      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have attended and will continue to retest air toxicity levels as needed.
      • The fire was reported at 9am, Monday November 25th 2019.
      • 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 or listen to news bulletins.

      The next update will be issued when the situation changes

      END  

      Bushfire Advice for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS 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: 10:37 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in KAMBALDA, BURRA ROCKS, VICTORIA ROCKS, MADOONIA DOWNS, WIDGIEMOOLTHA and the Coolgarlie-Esperance Highway in the SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.

      • 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 COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and GOLDFIELDS HWY in WIDGIEMOOLTHA.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
      BINNERINGIE ROAD has reopened

      A number of roads have been closed including:

      BURRA ROCKS ROAD

      VICTORIA ROCKS ROAD

      SPARGOVILLE ROAD

      HOLLAND TRACK

       

      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 SHIRES OF COOLGARDIE and DUNDAS.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling and back burning which may result in increased smoke activity in the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 20,310 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • 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, 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 ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER 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: 10:30 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

      • 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.

      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 north westerly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
      • Currently there has been 280,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder 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 eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 10:23 AM
      Date of issue: 29 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

      • 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.

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is accidental.
        • Shire of Esperance 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

        Smoke Alert Advice for areas south-west of a line from Perth to Denmark in Lower South West, South West, Metro South Coastal

        Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for areas south-west of a line from Perth to Denmark in the Perth metropolitan area to the lower South West Content:

        The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
        Time of issue: 04:47 PM
        Date of issue: 28 November 2019

        Smoke Alert for areas south-west of a line from Perth to Denmark in the Perth metropolitan area to the lower South West

        The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for areas south-west of a line from Perth to Denmark in the Perth metropolitan area to the lower South West

        There is potential for smoke to impact areas south-west of a line from Perth to Denmark. The smoke is the result of small-scale prescribed burns carried out today by the Parks and Wildlife Service. Smoke is expected to clear overnight.

        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 eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 04:20 PM
        Date of issue: 28 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

        • 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.

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is accidental.
          • Shire of Esperance 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 Advice for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

          Please note changes throughout


          Time of issue: 04:15 PM
          Date of issue: 28 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bounded by Nambeelup Road and the proposed Readheads Road to the north, Hopeland Road to the east, Lakes Road to the south and Forrest Highway to the west in NAMBEELUP and the southern part of STAKE HILL in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

          • 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 YANGEDI RD and LAKES RD in NAMBEELUP.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
          • It is contained and under control; isolated flare ups occurring.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Speed restriction of 40 kilometres per hour within the advice area
          • Speed restriction of 60 kilometres per hour on Lakes Road


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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.
          • 70 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services and Shire of Murray firefighters are attending.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 08:06 PM on 27 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 70 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is a Vehicle Fire.
          • 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, 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 Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:48 PM
          Date of issue: 28 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road in parts of WATERBANK and the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • 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.

          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 north easterly direction.
          • It is contained but not controlled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          Manari Road has been closed from north of Willie Creek access road.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 06:32 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 32,000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
          • 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, 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

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