EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 01:22 AM
Date of issue: 20 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Southampton Road to the east, Barker Road to the south and Cundinup-Dudinyillup Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway to the west, Cundinup-Kirup Road, White Road, Claymore Road, Upper Capel Road to the north, Southwest Highway and Southampton Road to the east and Stallard Road to the south in the northern part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following roads are closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

The Bibbulmun Track is closed between Spring Valley Road and the Southampton Bridge including the Blackwood Campsite.

Wrights Bridge Recreation site is 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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, conducting backburning and building containment lines.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC 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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes throughout alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 12:25 AM
Date of issue: 20 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Southampton Road to the east, Barker Road to the south and Cundinup-Dudinyillup Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Vasse Highway to the west, Cundinup-Kirup Road, White Road, Claymore Road, Upper Capel Road to the north, Southwest Highway and Southampton Road to the east and Stallard Road to the south in the northern part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following roads are closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

The Bibbulmun Track is closed between Spring Valley Road and the Southampton Bridge including the Blackwood Campsite.

Wrights Bridge Recreation site is 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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC 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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 11:20 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Wetherly Road to the east, Torreya Road to the south and Maidment Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cundinup South Road, Gardiner Road, Maranup Ford Road, Barker Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following roads are closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

The Bibbulmun Track is closed between Spring Valley Road and the Southampton Bridge including the Blackwood Campsite.

Wrights Bridge Recreation site is 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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC 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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

There is no change to the previous alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 10:24 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Wetherly Road to the east, Torreya Road to the south and Maidment Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cundinup South Road, Gardiner Road, Maranup Ford Road, Barker Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road is closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC 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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes throughout alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 09:37 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Wetherly Road to the east, Torreya Road to the south and Maidment Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cundinup South Road, Gardiner Road, Maranup Ford Road, Barker Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road is closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC 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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes throughout alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 08:35 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by the intersection of Cundinup-Kirup Road and Ferndale Road to the north, Wetherly Road to the east, Torreya Road to the south and Maidment Road to the west in the central part of Southampton in the Shires of Donnybrook-Balingup and Nannup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area and Ewarts Road area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cundinup South Road, Gardiner Road, Maranup Ford Road, Barker Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 westerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road is closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road
  • Southampton Road at Glenarden intersection

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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 90 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 1000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes throughout alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 07:20 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Balingup-Nannup Road, Wetherly Road, Hay Road and Maidment Road in the central part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • Homes in the Wrights Bridge area are under threat by fire now.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • It is not safe to stay and actively defend, your best chance for survival is to leave now.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cundinup South Road, Cundinup-Kirup Road, Maranup Ford Road, Barker Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 westerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road is closed:

  • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road

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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • 70 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
  • Currently there has been 800 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for the central part of Southhampton in the SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Please note changes throughout alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 06:25 PM
Date of issue: 19 February 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Balingup-Nannup Road, Wetherly Road, Hay Road and Maidment Bridge in the central part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near Radiata Road

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the northern part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Balingup-Nannup Road, Cundinup-Dudinyillup Road and Ewarts Road in the northern part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

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 ADVICE for the central part of Southhampton in the SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people Maranup Ford Road east of Southhampton the SHIRES OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP and BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.

  • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
    The following road is closed:

    • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road

    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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
    • 50 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


    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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Emergency Warning for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

    This alert has been upgraded

    This is an emergency broadcast from the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. It is essential that the words are not changed.


    Time of issue: 05:28 PM
    Date of issue: 19 February 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Nannup-Balingup Road, Southampton Road, Hay Road and Ellis Creek Road in the central part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as conditions are changing.
    • The fire started near Radiata Road

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
    • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
    • 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 westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
    The following road is closed:

    • Nannup-Balingup Road between Brockman Bridge and Hay Road

    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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
    • 50 Parks and Wildlife Service, local bushfire brigade and FPC firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


    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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

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


    Time of issue: 04:15 PM
    Date of issue: 19 February 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Kalgan Creek, east of Marble Bar Road, including the Sandy Creek day area, and people travelling along Jimblebar Access Road in NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

    • 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 is in the Fortescue River area and burning south towards Marble Bar 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.
      • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
      • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a southerly direction.
      • 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 East Pilbara.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 06:55 PM on 14 February 2019.
      • Currently there has been 330 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 Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

      Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing


      Time of issue: 03:51 PM
      Date of issue: 19 February 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Parmango Road between Fisheries Road and Balladonia Roadhouse in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

      • 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 is burning on both sides of Parmango Road and is impacting the road.
      • The fire activity in the area has reduced, but the situation can change at any time. The area is continuing to be monitored.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      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:

      • Parmango/Balladonia Road is closed from the end of farming land to Eyre Highway (no through access).
      • Telegraph Track from Norseman to Balladonia.

      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 Esperance.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are constructing containment lines.
      • 10 machinery operators, Bush Fire Service and DFES firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:30 AM on 13 January 2019.
      • Currently there has been 76,182 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 north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 19 February 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in north eastern parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

      • 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 LAKE KING NORSEMAN RD and KUMARL LAKE KING RD in NORTH CASCADE.
      • There may be some smoke in the area.
      WHAT TO DO:

       

      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      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:

      • Lake King Norseman Road between Cascade Road and Coolgardie/Esperance Highway
      • Kurmal Road
      • Field Road closed at Rolland Road

      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 ESPERANCE.

      PARK CLOSURES:

      Peak Charles National Park has been closed to the public.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene patrolling the area and mopping up.
      • 12 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 01:58 PM on 15 February 2019.
      • Currently there has been 7280 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 Watch and Act for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

      The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

      This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 03:30 PM
      Date of issue: 19 February 2019


      Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the central part of SOUTHAMPTON in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Nannup-Balingup Road and Radiata Road in the central part of Southampton in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

      • 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 Radiata Road in SOUTHAMPTON

      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 westerly direction.
      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
      Some roads may be closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on their way.
      • firefighters are attending.
      • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


      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 02:42 PM on 19 February 2019.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 people in the vicinity of Drovers Cave National Park and Beekeepers Nature Reserve in the northern part of JURIEN BAY in SHIRES OF DANDARAGAN AND COOROW

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Drovers Cave National Park and Beekeepers Nature Reserve in the northern part of JURIEN BAY in SHIRES OF DANDARAGAN AND COOROW Content:

      The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 03:10 PM
      Date of issue: 19 February 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for people in the vicinity of Drovers Cave National Park and Beekeepers Nature Reserve in the northern part of JURIEN BAY in SHIRES OF DANDARAGAN AND COOROW

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Coolimba-Eneabba Road, Indian Ocean Drive, Sandy Cape Road and the intersection of Cockleshell Gully Road and Gairdner Road in Jurien Bay.

      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • There are two fires in the Advice area - one in Drovers Cave National Park, 13km north-east of Jurien Bay and one in Beekeepers Nature Reserve, 24km north-north-east of Jurien Bay

      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 Drovers Cave National Park fire is contained and under control. This fire has burnt 260 hectares.
        • The Beekeepers Nature Reserve fire is contained and under control. This fire has burnt 800 hectares.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        The following road has re-opened:

        • Coorow-Green Head Road between Indian Ocean Drive and Cockleshell Gully Road

        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 DANDARAGAN.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, 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 12:29 PM on 14 February 2019.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service 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 western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in the 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 and Bushfire Behaviour sections


        Time of issue: 02:33 PM
        Date of issue: 19 February 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden Norseman Road and Coolgardie Esperance Highway west of Norseman.

        • 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 is burning in between Hyden Norseman Road and Coolgardie Esperance Highway in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS..
        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 stationary.
          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          The following road has been closed:

          • Hyden Norseman Road between Coolgardie Esperance Highway and Kondinin

          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 strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
          • Bush Fire Service and the Shire of Dundas firefighters are attending.
          • Contractors are also in attendance to assist with firefighting efforts


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
          • Currently there has been 5000 hectares burnt.
          • DFES is managing the fire.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 11:27 AM
          Date of issue: 19 February 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for Kalgan Creek in the northern part of NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Kalgan Creek, east of Marble Bar Road, including the Sandy Creek day area, and people travelling along Jimblebar Access Road in NEWMAN in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

          • 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 is in the Fortescue River area and burning south towards Marble Bar 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.
            • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
            • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • The bushfire is moving slowly in a southerly 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 by contacting the Shire of East Pilbara.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 06:55 PM on 14 February 2019.
            • Currently there has been 330 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

            Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert for BURRA ROCK CONSERVATION PARK northwest of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE in Goldfields-Midlands

            Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert for BURRA ROCK CONSERVATION PARK northwest of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE Content:

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

            This is a new alert

            Time of issue: 11:19 AM
            Date of issue: 19 February 2019

            A Smoke Alert for BURRA ROCK CONSERVATION PARK northwest of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in the SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

            A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in or near Burra Rock Conservation Park, northwest of WIDGIEMOOLTHA, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE of COOLGARDIE. Smoke from a BUSHFIRE over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to BURRA ROCK CONSERVATION PARK and surrounding areas. Smoke is expected to clear in 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:

            Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
            Access roads to BURRA ROCK CONSERVATION PARK have 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.

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

            END

            Bushfire Advice for north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

            Please note changes under BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR and WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING sections


            Time of issue: 10:50 AM
            Date of issue: 19 February 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for north western parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in north eastern parts of the SALMON GUMS TOWNSITE and NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

            • 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 LAKE KING NORSEMAN RD and KUMARL LAKE KING RD in NORTH CASCADE.
            • There may be some smoke in the area.
            WHAT TO DO:

             

            • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
            • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is contained and under control.


            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:

            • Lake King Norseman Road between Cascade Road and Coolgardie/Esperance Highway
            • Kurmal Road
            • Field Road closed at Rolland Road

            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 ESPERANCE.

            PARK CLOSURES:

            Peak Charles National Park has been closed to the public.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene patrolling the area and mopping up.
            • 12 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 01:58 PM on 15 February 2019.
            • Currently there has been 7280 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 Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

            Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing


            Time of issue: 10:41 AM
            Date of issue: 19 February 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Parmango Road between Fisheries Road and Balladonia Roadhouse in BURAMINYA in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

            • 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 is burning on both sides of Parmango Road and is impacting the road.
            • The fire activity in the area has reduced, but the situation can change at any time. The area is continuing to be monitored.
            WHAT TO DO:
            • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
            • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            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:

            • Parmango/Balladonia Road is closed from the end of farming land to Eyre Highway (no through access).
            • Telegraph Track from Norseman to Balladonia.

            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 Esperance.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are continuing to monitor the situation.
            • 10 machinery operators, Bush Fire Service and DFES firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 11:30 AM on 13 January 2019.
            • Currently there has been 76,182 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 western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in the 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 and Bushfire Behaviour sections


            Time of issue: 10:39 AM
            Date of issue: 19 February 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden Norseman Road and Coolgardie Esperance Highway west of Norseman.

            • 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 is burning in between Hyden Norseman Road and Coolgardie Esperance Highway in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS..
            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

              The following road has been closed:

              • Hyden Norseman Road between Coolgardie Esperance Highway and Kondinin

              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 actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.
              • Bush Fire Service and the Shire of Dundas firefighters are attending.
              • Contractors are also in attendance to assist with firefighting efforts


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
              • Currently there has been 5000 hectares burnt.
              • DFES is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

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