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Bushfire Advice for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA 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: 10:28 AM
Date of issue: 05 September 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people 63 kilometres north-west of Marble Bar town-site. The fire is burning towards Marble Bar Road.

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

WHAT TO DO:

  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
If driving
  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 10:15 AM on 2 September 2020.
  • Currently there has been 32,000 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 the north eastern parts of ROEBUCK in the Shire of BROOME

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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: 10:19 AM
Date of issue: 05 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.
    • 15 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES Officers 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

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    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)

    Please note change under Bushfire Behaviour section


    Time of issue: 10:16 AM
    Date of issue: 05 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 Great Northern Highway in DURACK in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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      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: 03:32 PM
      Date of issue: 04 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.


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


        END

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

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        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: 03:30 PM
        Date of issue: 04 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.
          • 15 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES Officers 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 north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

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          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA 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: 03:26 PM
          Date of issue: 04 September 2020


          Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people 63 kilometres north-west of Marble Bar town-site. The fire is burning towards Marble Bar Road.

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

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 10:15 AM on 2 September 2020.
          • Currently there has been 32,000 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 north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

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          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA 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: 10:38 AM
          Date of issue: 04 September 2020


          Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people 63 kilometres north-west of Marble Bar town-site. The fire is burning towards Marble Bar Road.

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

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 10:15 AM on 2 September 2020.
          • Currently there has been 32,000 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: 10:35 AM
          Date of issue: 04 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.


            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 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)

            Please note changes under Bushfire behaviour, What firefighters are doing and Extra Information sections


            Time of issue: 10:31 AM
            Date of issue: 04 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.
              • 15 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and DFES Officers 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 north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

              This is a new alert


              Time of issue: 08:18 AM
              Date of issue: 04 September 2020


              Bushfire ADVICE for north west of MARBLE BAR in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people 63 kilometres north-west of Marble Bar town-site. The fire is burning towards Marble Bar Road.

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

              WHAT TO DO:

              • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
              • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
              • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
              • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
              • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
              If driving
              • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
              Some roads may be closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 10:15 AM on 2 September 2020.
              • Currently there has been 32,000 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 11am 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: 04:27 PM
              Date of issue: 03 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.


                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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow 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)

                Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions


                Time of issue: 04:14 PM
                Date of issue: 03 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:

                  • 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 actively fighting the fire.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow 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)

                  Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions


                  Time of issue: 03:36 PM
                  Date of issue: 03 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:

                    • 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 actively fighting the fire.
                    • Pastoralists are also on the ground fighting the fire. 


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 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 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)

                    Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions


                    Time of issue: 10:55 AM
                    Date of issue: 03 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:

                      • It is contained but not controlled.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      • Great Northern Highway has reopened.
                      • Drive with caution with headlights on.
                      • Smoke may be experienced. 

                      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 actively fighting the fire.
                      • Pastoralists are also on the ground fighting the fire. 


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                      • Currently there has been 32,000 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)

                      Please note changes under Road Closures


                      Time of issue: 10:52 AM
                      Date of issue: 03 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.


                        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 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: 03:39 PM
                        Date of issue: 02 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.


                          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 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow 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)

                          Please note changes throughout


                          Time of issue: 03:18 PM
                          Date of issue: 02 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:

                            • It is contained but not controlled.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                            • Great Northern Highway has reopened.
                            • Drive with caution with headlights on.
                            • Fog and smoke may be experienced. 

                            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 actively fighting the fire.
                            • Pastoralists are also on the ground fighting the fire. 


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 2020.
                            • Currently there has been 32,000 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 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)

                            Please note changes under road closures section


                            Time of issue: 11:15 AM
                            Date of issue: 02 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 in a westerly direction.
                              • It is contained but not controlled.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              • Great Northern Highway has reopened.
                              • Intermittent road closures of up to 30 minutes may be experienced due to possibility of DFES back burning between Roebuck Roadhouse and Willare Roadhouse. 
                              • Drive with caution with headlights on.
                              • Fog and smoke maybe experienced. 

                              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 actively fighting the fire.
                              • Pastoralists are also on the ground fighting the fire. 


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 09:24 AM on 30 August 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 All Clear for western part of LOOMA and CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                              EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for western part of LOOMA and CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                              Please note changes to alert level


                              Time of issue: 10:52 AM
                              Date of issue: 02 September 2020


                              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for western part of LOOMA and CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people travelling near Mount Anderson, west of LOOMA and CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                              • 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.

                              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                              • It is contained but not controlled.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 11:55 AM on 29 August 2020.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

                              No further updates will be issued.


                              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: 10:51 AM
                              Date of issue: 02 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.


                                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 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

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