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Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Restricted Access Permit sections. The Watch and Act will remain in place due to gusting winds expected this afternoon. Restricted access permits are available today, please see RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS section below for more details.


Time of issue: 02:47 PM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not fully controlled.


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:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS:

  • Residents and business owners impacted by the fire can apply for a restricted access permit to enter designated areas for a specific time and purpose.
  • A restricted access permit issuing unit has been established at Serpentine Bushfire Station at 1514 Karnup Road, Serpentine from 10am - 6pm today, Wednesday 29 January. Please bring along valid identity documents including a drivers licence or passport, and proof of the affected address.
  • Due to the ever changing conditions, the issuing of restricted access permits may temporarily stop and your patience is appreciated.
  • For more information about restricted access permits visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/regulationandcompliance/restrictedaccesspermits


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 90 Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP 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


Time of issue: 02:22 PM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Bangadang Road, Merrifield Road, Beelerup Road and Donnybrook-Boyup Brook Road in BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

  • The fire started near BEELERUP ROAD.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Beerelup Road at the Dawson Road 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines.
  • 55 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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 09:56 AM on 29 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 150 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert. The Watch and Act will remain in place due to strong winds expected this afternoon. Restricted access permits are available today, please see RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS section below for more details.


Time of issue: 01:50 PM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS:

  • Residents and business owners impacted by the fire can apply for a restricted access permit to enter designated areas for a specific time and purpose.
  • A restricted access permit issuing unit has been established at Serpentine Bushfire Station at 1514 Karnup Road, Serpentine from 10am - 5pm today, Wednesday 29 January. Please bring along valid identity documents including a driver's licence or passport, and proof of the affected address.
  • Due to the ever changing conditions, the issuing of restricted access permits may temporarily stop and your patience is appreciated.
  • For more information about restricted access permits visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/regulationandcompliance/restrictedaccesspermits


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 90 Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

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

Please note changes throughout


Time of issue: 12:22 PM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Bangadang Road, Merrfield Road, Beelerup Road and Donnybrook-Boyup Brook Road in BEELERUP and QUEENWOOD in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as fire conditions have eased slightly.
  • The fire started near BEELERUP ROAD.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a easterly direction at 4 kilometres per hour.
  • 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:

  • Beerelup Road at the Dawson Road 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines.
  • 50 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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 09:56 AM on 29 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 150 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup 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.

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

The Watch and Act will remain in place due to strong winds expected this afternoon. Restricted access permits are available today, please see RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS section below for more details.


Time of issue: 11:49 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS:

  • Residents and business owners impacted by the fire can apply for a restricted access permit to enter designated areas for a specific time and purpose.
  • A restricted access permit issuing unit has been established at Serpentine Bushfire Station at 1514 Karnup Road, Serpentine from 10am - 5pm today, Wednesday 29 January. Please bring along valid identity documents including a driver's licence or passport, and proof of the affected address.
  • Due to the ever changing conditions, the issuing of restricted access permits may temporarily stop and your patience is appreciated.
  • For more information about restricted access permits visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/regulationandcompliance/restrictedaccesspermits


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 90 Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of LESMURDIE in the CITY OF KALAMUNDA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of LESMURDIE in the CITY OF KALAMUNDA Content:

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


Time of issue: 10:51 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of LESMURDIE in the CITY OF KALAMUNDA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area east of Waterfall Road to Burma Road, including Lewis Road, Palm Terrace, Trafalgar Road and Falls Road, and South of Connor Road in LESMURDIE and FORRESTFIELD in the CITY OF KALAMUNDA.

  • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

  • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

All recreation sites and walk trails in the vicinity of Lesmurdie Falls are closed until at least Thursday 30 January 2020

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 KALAMUNDA.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 03:05 PM on 27 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 8.6 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

No further updates will be issued.


END

Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

The Watch and Act will remain in place due to predicted weather conditions today. Restricted access permits are available today, please see RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS section below for more details.


Time of issue: 09:51 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS:

  • Residents and business owners impacted by the fire can apply for a restricted access permit to enter designated areas for a specific time and purpose.
  • A restricted access permit issuing unit has been established at Serpentine Bushfire Station at 1514 Karnup Road, Serpentine from 10am - 5pm today, Wednesday 29 January. Please bring along valid identity documents including a driver's licence or passport, and proof of the affected address.
  • Due to the ever changing conditions, the issuing of restricted access permits may temporarily stop and your patience is appreciated.
  • For more information about restricted access permits visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/regulationandcompliance/restrictedaccesspermits


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 90 Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are also in attendance.


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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

Due to favourable weather conditions overnight, firefighters have been able to control the fire. The alert level remains at a Watch and Act while further information on the bushfire is obtained by aerial support this morning. Restricted access permits are available today, please see RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS section below for more details.


Time of issue: 08:17 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


RESTRICTED ACCESS PERMITS:

  • Residents and business owners impacted by the fire can apply for a restricted access permit to enter designated areas for a specific time and purpose.
  • A restricted access permit issuing unit has been established at Serpentine Bushfire Station at 1514 Karnup Road, Serpentine from 10am - 5pm today, Wednesday 29 January. Please bring along valid identity documents including a driver's licence or passport, and proof of the affected address.
  • Due to the ever changing conditions, the issuing of restricted access permits may temporarily stop and your patience is appreciated.
  • For more information about restricted access permits visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/regulationandcompliance/restrictedaccesspermits


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 90 Bush Fire Service, Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.
  • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are also in attendance.


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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

Due to favourable weather conditions overnight, firefighters have been able to control the fire. The alert level remains at a Watch and Act while further information on the bushfire is obtained by aerial support this morning.


Time of issue: 06:40 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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.
A number of roads have been closed including:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
  • 120 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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 90 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 04:37 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now stationary.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Casuarina, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA..

  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


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:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • 120 firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

The temporary Evacuation Centre that was opened at Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre has now closed. Please note changes to Warning Area.


Time of issue: 02:45 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Karnup Road, east of Manning Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now stationary.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area north of Karnup Road, south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and east of Manning Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Casuarina, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA..

  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


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:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • 120 firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

The temporary Evacuation Centre that was opened at Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre has now closed. Please note changes to Road Closures section.


Time of issue: 12:24 AM
Date of issue: 29 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casuarina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now stationary.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA..

  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


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:

  • Intersection of Lowlands Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Gull road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Rowe Road and Rapids Road
  • Intersection of Hopeland Road and Karnup 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • 120 firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note the temporary Evacuation Centre that was opened at Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre has now closed.


Time of issue: 11:24 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casuarina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now stationary.
  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is burning in the area and the conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

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 ALL CLEAR for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA..

  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


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:

  • Rowe Road, between Hopelands Road and Rapids Road.
  • Lowlands Road
  • Lightbody 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • 120 firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note this Alert has been downgraded to a Watch and Act as the fire has been contained.


Time of issue: 09:27 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of HOPELAND and MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casuarina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now stationary.
  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is burning in the area and the conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

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

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 ALL CLEAR for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA..

  • 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.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.


SAFER PLACE:

  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • The Department of Communities has set up a temporary evacuation centre at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre on Meade Street in Byford.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

  • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
  • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
  • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


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:

  • Rowe Road, between Hopelands Road and Rapids Road.
  • Lowlands Road
  • Lightbody 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • 120 firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM 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: 08:08 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casuarina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
  • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
  • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
  • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA.

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

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:

  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 130 metres ahead of the fire.


SAFER PLACE:

  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • The Department of Communities has set up a temporary evacuation centre at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre on Meade Street in Byford.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

  • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
  • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
  • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


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:

  • Rowe Road, between Hopelands Road and Rapids Road.
  • Lowlands Road
  • Lightbody 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Smoke Alert Advice for for parts of the Perth metropolitan area in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for parts of the Perth metropolitan area Content:

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


Time of issue: 07:55 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Smoke Alert for parts of the Perth metropolitan area

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in parts of the Perth metropolitan area.
  • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the relevant local government


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


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note changes to the Warning Area


Time of issue: 07:41 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casuarina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Kargotich Road in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
  • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
  • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
  • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road and Mundijong Road, west of Wright Road and Richardson Road and north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road, and an area east of Wright Road and Hopkinson Road, north of Karnup Road and west of South Western Highway in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA.

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

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:

  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 130 metres ahead of the fire.


SAFER PLACE:

  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • The Department of Communities has set up a temporary evacuation centre at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre on Meade Street in Byford.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

  • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
  • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
  • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


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:

  • Rowe Road, between Hopelands Road and Rapids Road.
  • Lowlands Road
  • Lightbody 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to protect crews and homes.


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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note changes under Roads Closures section


Time of issue: 06:07 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casaurina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Dairy Lake in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
  • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
  • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
  • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road, west of Richardson Road, north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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 plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

 


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA.

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

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:

  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 130 metres ahead of the fire.


SAFER PLACE:

  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • The Department of Communities has set up a temporary evacuation centre at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre on Meade Street in Byford.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

  • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
  • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
  • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


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:

  • Rowe Road, between Hopelands Road and Rapids Road.
  • Lowlands Road
  • Lightbody 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 travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to protect crews and homes.


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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


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Bushfire All Clear for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP Content:

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

Please note changes under Alert Level, Road Closures, Bushfire Behaviour, Community Messages and Extra Information. Roads will reopen on Wednesday 29 January.


Time of issue: 05:51 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for eastern parts of NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Asplin Road to Estate Road to Balingup-Nannup Road to the west, Brockman highway (Bridgetown Road) including Lindsay Road to the south, Brockman Road and Felspar Road, north of Brockman Highway (Bridgetown Road) to the east and west of the Ellis Creek State Forest in NANNUP in the SHIRE OF NANNUP.

  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

  • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained and under control.


  • If you see unattended flames, call triple zero (000). 


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Tank Five area will remain closed to everyone except emergency services and residents. This closure includes mountain bikes, trail bikes and four-wheel drive recreational vehicles. The roads will reopen on Wednesday 29 January.

The roads included in this closure include:

  • Zircon Rd
  • Asplin Rd
  • Annels Rd
  • Folly Rd
  • Rowe Rd
  • Ellis Creek Rd
  • Stallard Rd
  • Glacier Rd

Other roads have not been closed, but motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully.

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 NANNUP.

COMMUNITY MESSAGES:

Community information points at the following locations are now closed:

  • Nannup Eziway
  • Nannup Caravan Park
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Nannup Caltex Petrol Station
  • Nannup Community Resource Centre


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are no longer on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:28 PM on 22 January 2020.
  • Currently there has been 130 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is accidental.
  • The landowner 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 parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note this alert has been upgraded to Emergency Warning. It is not safe to defend, however it is safe to leave.


Time of issue: 05:12 PM
Date of issue: 28 January 2020


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of MUNDIJONG, HOPELAND, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BALDIVIS, SERPENTINE in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people north of Rowe Road, east of Casaurina Road, south of Mundijong Road and west of Dairy Lake in the northern part of HOPELAND and the western part of MARDELLA in SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

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.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
  • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
  • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
  • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for MUNDIJONG, OLDBURY, northern part of MARDELLA, HOPELAND, SERPENTINE and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area north of Mundijong Road, west of Hopkinson Road, south of Gossage Road and east of King Road, and another area south of Rowe Road, west of Richardson Road, north of Karnup Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire started near the intersection of ROWE RD and HOPELAND RD in HOPELAND.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • At all times close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of OAKFORD, CASUARINA, OLDBURY, MARDELLA, BYFORD, BALDIVIS, WELLARD and CARDUP in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Casaurina Road, south of Orton Road, west of South West Highway, north of Gossage Road and south to Rowe Road in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE and CITY OF KWINANA.

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

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:

  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to 130 metres ahead of the fire.


SAFER PLACE:

  • Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
  • The Department of Communities has set up a temporary evacuation centre at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre on Meade Street in Byford.
  • Be aware that only essential items can be taken into these centres. Alcohol and pets, except guide and assistance dogs, are prohibited.

PLACE OF LAST RESORT:

  • If you cannot shelter in your home, a safer place you can go to is a local open space, beach, shed, swimming pool, dam or building.
  • This may give you some protection from the effects of a bushfire.
  • Take water, woollen blankets and wear protective clothing.


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 SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.
  • firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to protect crews and homes.


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 02:19 PM on 28 January 2020.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

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