The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
Time of issue: 03:34 PM
Date of issue: 22 May 2019
Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern parts of MUCKENBURRA in the SHIRE OF GINGIN
An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people on or near Tangletoe Road and Eldorado Road in southern parts of MUCKENBURRA in the SHIRE OF GINGIN.
- The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
- Firefighters will monitor the area for the next few days.
- The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
- Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.
- The bushfire is stationary.
- It is contained and under control.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Roads have not been closed.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Gingin.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
- The fire was reported at 03:05 PM on 21 May 2019.
- Currently there has been approximately three hectares burnt.
- The cause of the fire is accidental.
- The Shire of Gingin is managing the fire.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.