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Bushfire Advice for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, 100 kilometers south of Port Hedland in in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, 100 kilometers south of Port Hedland in in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 10:54 AM
Date of issue: 10 September 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, 100 kilometers south of Port Hedland in in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Wogina Minesite, 100 kilometers south of Port Hedland in in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a northerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    • Expect delays travelling along Great Northern Highway due to intermittent closures of Great Northern Highway
    • Be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    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 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:18 AM on 9 September 2020.
    • 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 10:08 AM
    Date of issue: 10 September 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

    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.


      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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:05 AM
      Date of issue: 10 September 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

      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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
        • It is contained but not controlled.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Some roads may be closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
        • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

        Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


        Time of issue: 03:30 PM
        Date of issue: 09 September 2020


        Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

        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.


          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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Content:

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

          Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


          Time of issue: 03:21 PM
          Date of issue: 09 September 2020


          Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

          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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
            • It is contained but not controlled.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Some roads may be closed.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
            • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

            Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND in Pilbara

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            Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

            Please note changes to road closures section.


            Time of issue: 03:14 PM
            Date of issue: 09 September 2020


            Smoke Alert for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.
            • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area and is burning on both sides of the Great Northern Highway south of Port Hedland.
            • 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:

            • Expect delays travelling along Great Northern Highway due to intermittent closures of Great Northern Highway.
            • Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
               

            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 Town of Port Hedland.


            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 for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND in Pilbara

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            Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

            This is a new alert


            Time of issue: 01:58 PM
            Date of issue: 09 September 2020


            Smoke Alert for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway, near the Indee Station, 95 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.
            • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area and is burning on both sides of the Great Northern Highway, intersecting with the North West Coastal Highway, south of Port Hedland.
            • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


            WHAT TO DO:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
            Some roads may be closed.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Town of Port Hedland.


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

            During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

            No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 11:00 AM
            Date of issue: 09 September 2020


            Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

            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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
              • It is contained but not controlled.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Some roads may be closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
              • 16 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES firefighters are attending.
              • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
              • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 10:59 AM
              Date of issue: 09 September 2020


              Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

              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.


                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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
                • Kija Rangers are also assisting to fight the fire.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                • 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 03:17 PM
                Date of issue: 08 September 2020


                Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

                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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
                  • It is contained but not controlled.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
                  • 16 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES firefighters are attending.
                  • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                  • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

                  Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                  Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


                  Time of issue: 03:12 PM
                  Date of issue: 08 September 2020


                  Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

                  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.


                    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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
                    • Kija Rangers are also assisting to fight the fire.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                    • 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                    EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 10:59 AM
                    Date of issue: 08 September 2020


                    Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

                    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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
                      • It is contained but not controlled.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
                      • 16 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES firefighters are attending.
                      • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                      • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

                      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                      EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 10:48 AM
                      Date of issue: 08 September 2020


                      Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

                      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.


                        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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                        • 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the Shire of BROOME

                        EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the 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: 03:51 PM
                        Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                        Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the Shire of BROOME

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the 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.

                        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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
                          • It is contained but not controlled.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
                          • 16 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES firefighters are attending.
                          • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                          • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

                          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                          There is no change to the previous alert


                          Time of issue: 03:48 PM
                          Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                          Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

                          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.


                            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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
                            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                            • 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 All Clear for Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


                            Time of issue: 01:30 PM
                            Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway near the Dunham River Rest Area in Durack in the the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley .

                            • 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 due to smoke.


                            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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 01:35 PM on 1 September 2020.
                            • Currently there has been 2,000 hectares burnt.
                            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                            • 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.

                            No further updates will be issued.


                            END

                            Bushfire Advice for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the Shire of BROOME

                            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the 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: 10:24 AM
                            Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                            Bushfire ADVICE for the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the Shire of BROOME

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 85 kilometres east of Broome, and surrounding areas in ROEBUCK in the 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.

                            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 north easterly direction at 200 metres per hour.
                              • It is contained but not controlled.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, patrolling the area and mopping up.
                              • 16 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES firefighters are attending.
                              • State Emergency Service volunteers are also in attendance.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                              • Currently there has been 65,000 hectares burnt.
                              • DFES is managing the fire.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

                              Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                              EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                              There is no change to the previous alert


                              Time of issue: 10:21 AM
                              Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                              Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along Great Northern Highway near the Dunham River Rest Area in Durack in the the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley .

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

                              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 out of control and unpredictable.


                                • The fire is burning in a northerly 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 01:35 PM on 1 September 2020.
                                • Currently there has been 200 hectares burnt.
                                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                • DFES is managing the fire.


                                KEEP UP TO DATE:

                                Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 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 DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                                EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                                N/A This is a new alert


                                Time of issue: 10:09 AM
                                Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                                Bushfire ADVICE for DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                                ALERT LEVEL:

                                A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway south of the Doon Doon Roadhouse in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

                                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.


                                  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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                  • The fire was reported at 09:50 AM on 7 September 2020.
                                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                                  • 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

                                  Smoke Alert Advice for for people travelling between Wyndham and the Gibb River Road in WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST KIMBERLEY. in Kimberley

                                  EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                                  Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling between Wyndham and the Gibb River Road in WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


                                  Time of issue: 09:53 AM
                                  Date of issue: 07 September 2020


                                  Smoke Alert for people travelling between Wyndham and the Gibb River Road in WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST KIMBERLEY.

                                  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling between Wyndham and the Gibb River Road and surrounding areas in WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST KIMBERLEY.
                                  • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
                                  • The smoke is expected to clear 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 Wyndham East Kimberley.


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

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