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Bushfire Advice for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM 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: 03:50 PM
Date of issue: 15 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Werribee Road, Hawke Avenue and McMullen Road in WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of WERRIBEE RD and VINEYARD RD in WUNDOWIE.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
If driving
  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:45 PM on 14 November 2019.
  • Currently there has been 5.5 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is accidental.
  • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:49 PM
Date of issue: 15 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.
  • It is burning in inaccessible areas to the east of Broome-Cape Leveque Road.
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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
    • It is controlled but not contained.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed however traffic management is in place.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 28 October 2019.
    • Currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA 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 to the Alert Level


    Time of issue: 03:41 PM
    Date of issue: 15 November 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

    • The bushfire that was burning in north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA has been contained and is under control.
    • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the night.
    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 70 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
    • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
    No further updates will be issued.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:38 PM
    Date of issue: 15 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    ALERT LEVEL:

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

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
    • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
    • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
    • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
    If driving
    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
    • Currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:36 PM
    Date of issue: 15 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway near the FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started north of Eyre Highway in the FRASER RANGE.
    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 north westerly direction.
      • It is uncontained and not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      Eyre Highway is now open.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
      • Currently there has been 14,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of WATERBANK and ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WATERBANK and ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

      This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 03:11 PM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WATERBANK and ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near 12 Mile community and Coconut Wells community in WATERBANK and 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:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving fast in a south westerly direction.
      • 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF BROOME.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:05 PM on 15 November 2019.
      • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON Content:

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

      Please note change to alert level


      Time of issue: 02:06 PM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people bounded by Glenfield Beach Drive, Hillview Drive, Reef Boulevard and Chapman Road, including 440 Roadhouse in GLENFIELD and DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON.

      • The bushfire that was burning in Glenfield has been contained and is under control.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:38 PM on 13 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 20 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      No further updates will be issued.


      END

      Smoke Alert Advice for for PARABURDOO in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON in Pilbara

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      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for PARABURDOO in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

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


      Time of issue: 01:24 PM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Smoke Alert for PARABURDOO in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

      • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in PARABURDOO and surrounds in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.
      • 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:
      Some roads may be closed.

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


      KEEP UP TO DATE:
      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
      No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA 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 throughout the alert


      Time of issue: 12:25 PM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of VICTORIA HWY and CASUARINA WAY in KUNUNURRA.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
      If driving
      • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained.

      The bushfire is burning within containment lines


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 70 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA 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: 11:08 AM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of VICTORIA HWY and CASUARINA WAY in KUNUNURRA.
      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 fast in a north westerly direction.
      • It is controlled but not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

      Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
      • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
      The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

      Please note changes under Extra Information


      Time of issue: 11:07 AM
      Date of issue: 15 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway near the FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started north of Eyre Highway in the FRASER RANGE.
      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 north westerly direction.
        • It is uncontained and not controlled.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        Eyre Highway is now open.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
        • Currently there has been 14,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

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        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

        Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information sections


        Time of issue: 10:59 AM
        Date of issue: 15 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

        ALERT LEVEL:

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

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
        • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
        • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
        If driving
        • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
        • Currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

        EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON 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: 10:53 AM
        Date of issue: 15 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of GLENFIELD and southern part of DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by Glenfield Beach Drive, Hillview Drive, Reef Boulevard and Chapman Road, including 440 Roadhouse in GLENFIELD and DRUMMOND COVE in the CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON.

        • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now under control.
        • 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 GLENFIELD BEACH DR and CHAPMAN RD in GLENFIELD.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
        • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
        • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

        If driving

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        All roads have been reopened.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.

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


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 12:38 PM on 13 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 20 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 or listen to news bulletins.
        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

        EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

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

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:50 AM
        Date of issue: 15 November 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK and DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

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

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.
        • It is burning in inaccessible areas to the east of Broome-Cape Leveque Road.
        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.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
          • It is controlled but not contained.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed however traffic management is in place.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 28 October 2019.
          • Currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of GREENMOUNT in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of GREENMOUNT in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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


          Time of issue: 10:40 AM
          Date of issue: 15 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of GREENMOUNT in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Great Eastern Highway to the north, Scott Street to the west and the Greenmount National Park to the south in GREENMOUNT in the SHIRE OF MUNDARING.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of GREAT EASTERN HWY and OLD YORK RD in GREENMOUNT.
          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 westerly direction.
          • It is contained and under control.


          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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF MUNDARING.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:51 AM on 15 November 2019.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM Content:

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

          Please note changes under What firefighters are doing and Extra information sections


          Time of issue: 10:17 AM
          Date of issue: 15 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Werribee Road, Hawke Avenue and McMullen Road in WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of WERRIBEE RD and VINEYARD RD in WUNDOWIE.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:45 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 5.5 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is accidental.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

          Please note this bushfire has been downgraded


          Time of issue: 08:03 PM
          Date of issue: 14 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as it is controlled and no longer impacting the community.
          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of VICTORIA HWY and CASUARINA WAY in KUNUNURRA.
          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 fast in a north westerly direction.
          • It is controlled but not contained.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA 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 Bushfire Behaviour


          Time of issue: 07:13 PM
          Date of issue: 14 November 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for north eastern parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
          • The fire started near the intersection of VICTORIA HWY and CASUARINA WAY in KUNUNURRA.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving fast in a north westerly direction.
          • It is controlled but not contained.


          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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM Content:

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

          Please note the alert level has been downgraded


          Time of issue: 06:33 PM
          Date of issue: 14 November 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Werribee Road, Hawke Avenue and McMullen Road in WUNDOWIE in SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as it is now contained.
          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of WERRIBEE RD and VINEYARD RD in WUNDOWIE.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:45 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Watch and Act for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

          This is a new alert


          Time of issue: 05:38 PM
          Date of issue: 14 November 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of KUNUNURRA in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north eastern parts of the KUNUNURRA town site, including the Hidden Valley residential area and the eastern side of Weaber Plain Road, in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
          • The fire started near the intersection of VICTORIA HWY and CASUARINA WAY in KUNUNURRA.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving fast in a north westerly direction.


          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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 04:26 PM on 14 November 2019.
          • 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 or listen to news bulletins.
          Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


          END

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