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Smoke Alert Advice for Wanneroo, Banksia Grove, Mariginiup and surrounds in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Banksia Grove, Mariginiup 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: 02:15 PM
Date of issue: 19 May 2020

Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Banksia Grove, Mariginiup and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Wanneroo, Banksia Grove, Mariginiup and surrounds in the City of Wanneroo.

The smoke is due to a Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn. The smoke 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.


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Smoke Alert Advice for for people between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing in the SHIRES of DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY and HALLS CREEK in Kimberley

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing in the SHIRES of DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY and HALLS CREEK Content:

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

This is a new Alert


Time of issue: 01:52 PM
Date of issue: 19 May 2020


Smoke Alert for people between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing in the SHIRES of DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY and HALLS CREEK

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing areas in the SHIRES of DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY and HALLS CREEK.. 
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning being carried out in the 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:

Roads have not been closed.


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 relevant local government. 


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

Smoke Alert Advice for Perth's southern suburbs and the Peel Region including Mandurah in Metro South Coastal, Metro South East

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth's southern suburbs and the Peel Region including Mandurah in the southern part of the Perth Metropolitan area Content:

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


Time of issue: 01:48 PM
Date of issue: 19 May 2020

Smoke Alert for Perth's southern suburbs and the Peel Region including Mandurah in the southern part of the Perth Metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth's southern suburbs and the Peel Region including Mandurah in the southern part of the Perth Metropolitan area

The smoke is due to a combination of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns and private property burn-offs. 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.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Jurien Bay Heights and Alta Mare in Midwest-Gascoyne

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Jurien Bay Heights and Alta Mare in the Shire of Dandaragan Content:

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


Time of issue: 09:53 AM
Date of issue: 19 May 2020

Smoke Alert for Jurien Bay Heights and Alta Mare in the Shire of Dandaragan

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Jurien Bay Heights and Alta Mare

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out south-east of Jurien Bay by the Parks and Wildlife Service. The smoke is expected to clear tonight. 

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 Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in the Perth Metropolitan area Content:

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


Time of issue: 04:54 PM
Date of issue: 18 May 2020

Smoke Alert for Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in the Perth Metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills

The smoke is due to a combination of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns and private property burn-offs.  Light easterly winds may bring smoke into the metropolitan area and Perth Hills tonight, and the smoke may become trapped under a surface inversion. The smoke 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.


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Smoke Alert Advice for for Cape Leveque Road between Beagle Bay and Lombadina in the SHIRE of BROOME in Kimberley

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Cape Leveque Road between Beagle Bay and Lombadina in the SHIRE of BROOME Content:

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


Time of issue: 10:11 AM
Date of issue: 18 May 2020


Smoke Alert for Cape Leveque Road between Beagle Bay and Lombadina in the SHIRE of BROOME

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road between Beagle Bay and Lombadina in the SHIRE of BROOME.
  • The smoke is the result of a prescribed burning being carried out.
  • 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:

Roads have not been closed.


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 Broome.


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 All Clear for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note that this bushfire is now an ALL CLEAR


Time of issue: 10:00 AM
Date of issue: 18 May 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people in the vicinity of Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, mopping up and patrolling.
  • 6 Parks and Wildlife Service and volunteer bushfire brigades firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:17 AM on 17 May 2020.
  • Currently there has been 280 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or 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

Smoke Alert Advice for Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East

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Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

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


Time of issue: 04:14 PM
Date of issue: 17 May 2020

Smoke Alert for Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in the Perth metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills in the Perth metropolitan area

The smoke is due to a combination of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns and private property burn-offs over the past few days. South-westerly winds are expected to push the smoke from these previous burns back over the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills. The smoke 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

Bushfire Advice for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note changes throughout alert


Time of issue: 04:02 PM
Date of issue: 17 May 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started in the sand dunes.

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:

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, mopping up and patrolling.
    • 6 Parks and Wildlife Service and volunteer bushfire brigades firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:17 AM on 17 May 2020.
    • Currently there has been 280 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or 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 eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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


    Time of issue: 03:55 PM
    Date of issue: 17 May 2020


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

    • The bushfire that was burning in Coonabidgee 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 due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the night..


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
    • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Gingin 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

    Smoke Alert Advice for Collie, Darkan, Quindanning and surrounds in South West

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    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Collie, Darkan, Quindanning and surrounds in the Shires of Collie, West Arthur and Williams Content:

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


    Time of issue: 02:00 PM
    Date of issue: 17 May 2020

    Smoke Alert for Collie, Darkan, Quindanning and surrounds in the Shires of Collie, West Arthur and Williams

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Collie, Darkan, Quindanning and surrounds in the Shires of Collie, West Arthur and Williams.

    The smoke is due to a combination of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns and multiple private property burn-offs. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN 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: 10:56 AM
    Date of issue: 17 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and COONABIDGEE RD in COONABIDGEE.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
    • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • Shire of Gingin 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 Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 07:06 AM
    Date of issue: 17 May 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of Buckley's Plains, north of Broome in SHIRE OF BROOME.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started in the sand dunes.

    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:

      • It is not controlled and 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.
      • 6 Parks and Wildlife Service and volunteer bushfire brigades firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:17 AM on 17 May 2020.
      • Currently there has been 4 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN 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: 03:51 PM
      Date of issue: 16 May 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and COONABIDGEE RD in COONABIDGEE.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
      • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Shire of Gingin 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

      Smoke Alert Advice for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

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      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

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


      Time of issue: 10:58 AM
      Date of issue: 16 May 2020

      Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain in the Perth metropolitan area

      The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain in the Perth metropolitan area

      The smoke is due to a combination of multiple private property burn-offs and Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns. The smoke is expected to clear by mid-morning tomorrow (Sunday).

      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 COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN 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: 10:24 AM
      Date of issue: 16 May 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and COONABIDGEE RD in COONABIDGEE.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
      • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Shire of Gingin 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 Collie, Donnybrook, Noggerup and Bowelling and surrounds in South West

      EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Collie, Donnybrook, Noggerup and Bowelling and surrounds in the 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: 09:04 AM
      Date of issue: 16 May 2020

      Smoke Alert for Collie, Donnybrook, Noggerup and Bowelling and surrounds in the South West

      The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Collie, Donnybrook, Noggerup and Bowelling and surrounds in the South West.

      The smoke is due to a combination of multiple private property burn-offs and Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns being carried out in the area. Smoke and fog may be particularly thick over roads. 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 Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain including Perth Metropolitan area and Mandurah in Metro South East, Metro South Coastal, Metro North East, Metro North Coastal

      EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

      Category: Other Alert Summary: UPDATE: Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain including Perth Metropolitan area and Mandurah in the Perth Metropolitan area and City of Mandurah Content:

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


      Time of issue: 04:17 PM
      Date of issue: 15 May 2020

      Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain including Perth Metropolitan area and Mandurah in the Perth Metropolitan area and City of Mandurah

      The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth Hills and Swan Coastal Plain including Perth Metropolitan area and Mandurah

      The smoke is due to a combination of prescribed burns by Parks and Wildlife Service as well as private property burn-offs. A light smoke haze is expected to persist into this evening and will clear by tomorrow morning.

      Parks and Wildlife Service advises that there may be further smoke accumulations over the coming days in the area while weather conditions are ideal for prescribed burns. 

      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 COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN 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: 04:16 PM
      Date of issue: 15 May 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and COONABIDGEE RD in COONABIDGEE.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
      • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Shire of Gingin 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 COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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

      Please note changes to What Firefighters Are Doing section


      Time of issue: 11:37 AM
      Date of issue: 15 May 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people in the vicinity of an area bounded by Brand Highway, Coonabidgee Road and Hoy Road in the eastern part of COONABIDGEE in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of BRAND HWY and COONABIDGEE RD in COONABIDGEE.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      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 SHIRE OF GINGIN.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:29 AM on 14 May 2020.
      • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Shire of Gingin 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

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