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Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE 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: 03:06 PM
Date of issue: 29 August 2020


Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people along Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Victoria Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

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:

    • 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 02:21 PM on 27 August 2020.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


    END

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

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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)


    Time of issue: 02:59 PM
    Date of issue: 29 August 2020


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people travelling near Mount Anderson, west of LOOMA and CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving in a 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on their way.


    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.

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE 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: 10:46 AM
    Date of issue: 29 August 2020


    Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people along Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Victoria Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

    • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

    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:

      • 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 02:21 PM on 27 August 2020.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

      The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE 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: 03:41 PM
      Date of issue: 28 August 2020


      Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people along Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Victoria Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

      • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

      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:

        • 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 02:21 PM on 27 August 2020.
        • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

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        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE 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: 10:19 AM
        Date of issue: 28 August 2020


        Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people along Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Victoria Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

        • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

        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:

          • 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 02:21 PM on 27 August 2020.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE 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: 02:46 PM
          Date of issue: 27 August 2020


          Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people along Great Northern Highway between Gibb River-Wyndham Road and Victoria Highway in LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

          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:

            • 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 02:21 PM on 27 August 2020.
            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


            END

            Smoke Alert Advice for for the south eastern parts of Indee in the Town of Port Hedland in Pilbara

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            Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the south eastern parts of Indee in the Town of Port Hedland Content:

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

            This is a new alert


            Time of issue: 11:45 AM
            Date of issue: 25 August 2020


            Smoke Alert for the south eastern parts of Indee in the Town of Port Hedland

            • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in the vicinity of Indee Station and travelling along Great Nothern Highway near Mount Dove and surrounding areas in Indee in the Town of Port Hedland.
            • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
            • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


            WHAT TO DO:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.


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


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

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

            No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire All Clear for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            Please note this alert has been downgraded.


            Time of issue: 03:57 PM
            Date of issue: 24 August 2020


            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, 100 kilometres south of Broome, between Thanoo Station and Frazier Downs Station, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
            • 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF BROOME.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:55 AM on 23 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.

            No further updates will be issued.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters are Doing sections


            Time of issue: 10:52 AM
            Date of issue: 24 August 2020


            Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, 100 kilometres south of Broome, between Thanoo Station and Frazier Downs Station, part of LAGRANGE 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY and PORT SMITH RD in LAGRANGE.
            • The fire is burning away from the Port Smith Caravan Park.

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation. Local pastoralists and rangers are fighting the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:55 AM on 23 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 people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE 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: 03:54 PM
            Date of issue: 23 August 2020


            Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, 100 kilometres south of Broome, between Thanoo Station and Frazier Downs Station, part of LAGRANGE 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY and PORT SMITH RD in LAGRANGE.
            • The fire is burning in a westerly direction towards Port Smith Caravan Park.

            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 in a 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 travelmap.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 08:55 AM on 23 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

            Smoke Alert Advice for for people travelling on Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley in Kimberley

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            Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for people travelling on Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley Content:

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


            Time of issue: 10:21 AM
            Date of issue: 23 August 2020


            Smoke Alert for people travelling on Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley

            • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road, near Leopold Downs Station and Brooking Springs Station and surrounding areas in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley.
            • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
            • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


            WHAT TO DO:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.


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


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

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

            No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


            Time of issue: 09:26 AM
            Date of issue: 23 August 2020


            Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, part of LAGRANGE in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people on or near Great Northern Highway and Port Smith Road, 100 kilometres south of Broome, between Thanoo Station and Frazier Downs Station, part of LAGRANGE 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 GREAT NORTHERN HWY and PORT SMITH RD in LAGRANGE.
            • The fire is burning in a westerly direction towards Port Smith Caravan Park.

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on their way.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:55 AM on 23 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

            Hazmat Controlled Contained for YELBENI in the Shire of Trayning is now controlled-contained

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Fire in YELBENI in the Shire of Trayning is now controlled-contained Content:

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

            This incident is now All Clear


            Time of issue: 12:28 PM
            Date of issue: 16 August 2020

            Fire in YELBENI in the Shire of Trayning is now controlled-contained.

            The Fire in YELBENI on King Street near the intersection of Sherzinger Road is now contained and under control.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • People in Yelbeni will no longer be impacted by smoke/fumes.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.


            • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
            • 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 Trayning.

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the area.


            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

            After Storm: Cancellation for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


            Time of issue: 10:41 AM
            Date of issue: 16 August 2020

            Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West
            The severe weather warning for South West, South Coastal and and parts of Great Southern districts has been cancelled.

            A strong cold front moved over the south of the State during the early hours of Sunday morning. A deep low pressure system brushed the south coast in the wake of the front and is now moving away from the south coast.Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

            WHAT TO DO:
            DFES advises you to:

            • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
            • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
            • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
            • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
            • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
            • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
            • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.



            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.
            • Emergency services have answered more than 15 calls for help since since 12.22pm yesterday.
            • SES Volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000
            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

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

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

            No further updates will be issued.


            END

            Structure Fire All Clear for in Metro South Coastal

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Other Alert Summary: ALL CLEAR - Structure Fire in BOORAGOON in the CITY OF MELVILLE Content:

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

            This incident is now ALL CLEAR


            Time of issue: 08:40 AM
            Date of issue: 16 August 2020


            ALL CLEAR - Structure Fire in BOORAGOON in the CITY OF MELVILLE

            • The structure fire on Leach Highway, near Pitt Way, in Booragoon in the City of Melville has been extinguished.  Contractors remain on-site due to structural instability.
            • People in the area will no longer be impacted by smoke.
            • There is no direct threat to the community.


            WHAT TO DO:
            • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel. • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Pitt Way has been re-opened.


            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 CITY OF MELVILLE.

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
            Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the day/night.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The incident was reported at 9.26pm on 14 August 2020.
            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

            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

            Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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

            Please note changes under What Emergency Services Are Doing


            Time of issue: 06:27 AM
            Date of issue: 16 August 2020


            Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            If you live in South West, South Coastal and and parts of Great Southern districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.


            Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin.Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Lower West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.


            This front is expected to be windier than a typical front and is likely to produce kind of weather that is only seen around 2 times per year.


            WHAT TO DO:
            DFES advises you to:

            • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
            • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
            • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
            • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
            • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
            IF DRIVING:
            • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
            • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
            • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
            • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.
            People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance.


            WEATHER DETAILS:
            At 16/08/2020 04:40:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a strong cold front is crossing the south of the state during Sunday. An associated, deep low pressure system will brush the southwest coast Sunday morning.During Sunday morning DAMAGING WINDS with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are expected to contract to eastern parts of the warning areas late Sunday morning and ease by Sunday afternoon.The worst weather is expected in parts southwest of Bunbury and Bremer Bay.Tides are likely to rise ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE MARK with VERY ROUGH SEAS and POTENTIAL FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS.DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause beach erosion from Cape Naturaliste to Albany.This front is expected to be windier than a typical front and is likely to produce kind of weather that is only seen around 2 times per year.Cape Leeuwin reported a wind gust of 87 kilometres per hour at 3:35am Sunday.Mandurah reported a wind gust of 98 kilometres per hour at 9:18pm Saturday.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.



            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.
            • State Emergency Services (SES) have received ten Requests for Assistance.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000
            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            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.

            Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


            END

            Storm - Take Action Now for Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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

            Please note changes under Weather Details


            Time of issue: 10:07 PM
            Date of issue: 15 August 2020


            Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            If you live in South West, South Coastal and parts of Lower West and Great Southern districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.


            Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin.


            This front is expected to be windier than a typical front and is likely to produce kind of weather that is only seen around 2 times per year.


            WHAT TO DO:
            DFES advises you to:

            • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
            • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
            • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
            • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
            • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
            IF DRIVING:
            • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
            • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
            • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
            • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.
            People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance.


            WEATHER DETAILS:
            At 15/08/2020 21:54:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a strong cold front will cross the west coast overnight Saturday. An associated, deep low pressure system will move over parts between Margaret River and Albany during Sunday morning.During Saturday evening in western parts of the warning area between Mandurah and Windy Harbour DAMAGING WINDS with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are expected to extend throughout the warning area early Sunday morning, and then contract to eastern parts of the warning areas late Sunday morning. Conditions are expected to ease by Sunday afternoon.The worst weather is expected in parts southwest of Bunbury and Albany and along the coast north to Mandurah.Tides are likely to rise ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE MARK with VERY ROUGH SEAS and POTENTIAL FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS, especially near the Geographe coast.DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause beach erosion.Mandurah reported a wind gust of 98 kilometres per hour at 9:18pm.Rottnest Island reported a wind gust of 87 kilometres per hour at 8:35pm.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.



            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000
            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            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.

            Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


            END

            Storm - Take Action Now for Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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

            Please note changes under Weather Details and Locations Affected sections


            Time of issue: 04:42 PM
            Date of issue: 15 August 2020


            Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

            If you live in South West, South Coastal and parts of Lower West and Great Southern districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.


            Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin.


            This front is expected to be windier than a typical front and is likely to produce kind of weather that is only seen around 2 times per year.


            WHAT TO DO:
            DFES advises you to:

            • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
            • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
            • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
            • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
            • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
            IF DRIVING:
            • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
            • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
            • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
            • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.
            People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance.


            WEATHER DETAILS:
            At 15/08/2020 16:24:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a strong cold front will cross the west coast overnight Saturday. An associated, deep low pressure system will move over parts between Margaret River and Albany during Sunday morning.During Saturday evening in western parts of the warning area between Mandurah and Windy Harbour DAMAGING WINDS with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are expected to extend throughout the warning area early Sunday morning, and then contract to eastern parts of the warning areas late Sunday morning. Conditions are expected to ease by Sunday afternoon.The worst weather is expected in parts between Bunbury and Albany.Tides are likely to rise ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE MARK with VERY ROUGH SEAS and POTENTIAL FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS, especially near the Geographe coast.DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause beach erosion.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.



            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your Local Government Authority.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000
            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            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.

            Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


            END

            Structure Fire Advice for in Metro South Coastal

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire in BOORAGOON in the CITY OF MELVILLE Content:

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

            Please note changes under What To Do and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


            Time of issue: 03:42 PM
            Date of issue: 15 August 2020


            Structure Fire in BOORAGOON in the CITY OF MELVILLE

            • There is a structure fire on LEACH HIGHWAY near PITT WAY in BOORAGOON in the CITY OF MELVILLE
            • There is no direct threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.


            WHAT TO DO:
            • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has conducted testing on air quality and smoke fumes.  Area has been deemed safe.  As a precautionary measure, people with respiratory issues in the area bounded by Winthrop Drive, Somerville Boulevarde and North Lake Road should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
            • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
            • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

            POWER OUTAGES

            Power has been restored to residences in Booragoon. 

            For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            A number of roads have been closed including:

            • Pitt Way

            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 CITY OF MELVILLE.

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
            Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the day/night.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The incident was reported at 9.26pm on 14 August 2020.
            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

            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.

            Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


            END

            Hazmat General Warning for YELBENI in the SHIRE of TRAYNING

            EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings -

            Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubbish Tip Fire in YELBENI in the SHIRE of TRAYNING Content:

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

            This is a new alert


            Time of issue: 03:24 PM
            Date of issue: 15 August 2020

            Fire in YELBENI in the SHIRE of TRAYNING.

            There is a rubbish tip fire on King Street near the intersection of Sherzinger Road in YELBENI in the Shire of Trayning.

            A fire at the rubbish tip is resulting in toxic smoke moving towards Yelbeni.

            People in Yelbeni may be impacted by smoke/fumes.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
            • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
            • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
            Some roads may be closed.

            • Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.
            • 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 Trayning.

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene.


            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.

            Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


            END

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