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Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:57 PM
Date of issue: 13 July 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

    There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    More information will be released when known unless the situation changes.


    END 

    Bushfire Advice for the western part of Stokes National Park and eastern part of Lake Shaster Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Stokes National Park and eastern part of Lake Shaster Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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


    Time of issue: 01:43 PM 
    Date of issue: 13 July 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Stokes National Park and eastern part of Lake Shaster Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL: 

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Stokes National Park in the Shire of Esperance.

    • 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 Margaret Cove Track in Lake Shaster Nature Reserve

    WHAT TO DO: 

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.
      • 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.
      The following tracks have been closed:

      • Skippy Rock Track
      • Margaret Cove Track

       

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines and are undertaking backburning operations.
      • 8 Parks and Wildlife Service and volunteer bushfire brigade firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:14 PM on 13 July 2018 and currently there has been 1500 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is escaped prescribed burn.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


      Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:07 AM
      Date of issue: 13 July 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:05 AM
        Date of issue: 13 July 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff on Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire is located approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff.
        • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. The fire is burning close to the highway so please drive slowly with headlights on and proceed with caution.

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

        Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing


        Time of issue: 04:04 PM
        Date of issue: 12 July 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

          There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

          Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


          Time of issue: 04:03 PM
          Date of issue: 12 July 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff on Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire is located approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff.
          • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. The fire is burning close to the highway so please drive slowly with headlights on and proceed with caution.

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

          Please note changes under Alert Area and What Firefighters are Doing sections.


          Time of issue: 11:25 AM
          Date of issue: 12 July 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff on Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire is located approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff.
          • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. The fire is burning close to the highway so please drive slowly with headlights on and proceed with caution.

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
          • Bidyadanga VFES are in attendance.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 11:25 AM
          Date of issue: 12 July 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
            • Dampier Peninsula VFES and rangers from Beagle Bay and One Arm Point are also monitoring the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            Please note changes under Alert Area and What Firefighters are Doing sections. This fire was previously known as being near Stanley Rest Area.


            Time of issue: 04:34 PM
            Date of issue: 11 July 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff on Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire is located approximately 25 kilometres south of the Bidyadanga turnoff.

            WHAT TO DO:

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

            If driving

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. The fire is burning close to the highway so please drive slowly with headlights on and proceed with caution.

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
            • Bidyadanga VFES will be in attendance tomorrow (Thursday) to actively fight the fire burning close to the highway.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

            Please note changes under Alert Level and What Firefighters are Doing sections


            Time of issue: 04:07 PM
            Date of issue: 11 July 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 25 kilometres sourth of the Bidyadanga turnoff on Frazier Downs in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire is located approximately 25 kms south of the Bidyadanga turnoff.

            WHAT TO DO:

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

            If driving

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. The fire is burning close to the highway so please drive slowly with headlights on and proceed with caution.

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
            • Bidyadanga VFES will be in attendance tomorrow (Thursday) to actively fight the fire burning close to the highway.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

            Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


            Time of issue: 03:41 PM
            Date of issue: 11 July 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

              There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
              • Dampier Peninsula VFES and rangers from Beagle Bay and One Arm Point are also monitoring the fire.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 10:42 AM
              Date of issue: 11 July 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

                There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.
                • Kimberley Land Council rangers are also monitoring the fire.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 10:35 AM
                Date of issue: 11 July 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 125 kilometres north of Sandfire Road House, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire is located approximately 20 kilometres north of the Stanley Rest Area.

                WHAT TO DO:

                • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
                • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
                • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
                If driving
                • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring remotely.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 03:53 PM
                Date of issue: 10 July 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 125 kilometres north of Sandfire Road House, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire is located approximately 20 kilometres north of the Stanley Rest Area.

                WHAT TO DO:

                • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
                • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
                • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
                If driving
                • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring remotely.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

                Please note changes under Road Closures section


                Time of issue: 03:24 PM
                Date of issue: 10 July 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

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


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

                  There is smoke travelling across Cape Leveque Road, please drive with caution. 

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.
                  • Kimberley Land Council rangers are also monitoring the fire.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                  Please note changes under Alert Area and Extra Information


                  Time of issue: 10:13 AM
                  Date of issue: 10 July 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 125 kilometres north of Sandfire Road House, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • The fire is located approximately 20 kilometres north of the Stanley Rest Area.

                  WHAT TO DO:

                  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
                  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
                  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
                  If driving
                  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring remotely.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018 and currently there has been 4500 hectares burnt.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 10:04 AM
                  Date of issue: 10 July 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

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


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.
                    • Kimberley Land Council rangers are also monitoring the fire.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

                    Please note changes this Bushfire Advice has been upgraded from a Smoke Alert


                    Time of issue: 03:45 PM
                    Date of issue: 09 July 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Broome-Cape Leveque Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Broome-Cape Leveque Road, between Beagle Bay Road and One Arm Point Road on the DAMPIER PENINSULA in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                    • There are a series of fires burning in the area however the main fire is approximately 10 kilometres north east of Beagle Bay.

                    WHAT TO DO:

                      If driving

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


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.
                      • Kimberley Land Council rangers are also monitoring the fire.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 03:24 PM on 9 July 2018.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                      Please note changes under Alert Area


                      Time of issue: 03:24 PM
                      Date of issue: 09 July 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 120 kilometres north of Sandfire Road House, near Stanley Rest Area in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire is located approximately 15 kilometres north of the Stanley Rest Area.

                      WHAT TO DO:

                      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
                      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
                      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
                      If driving
                      • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
                      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring remotely.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 12:32 PM on 7 July 2018.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Smoke Alert All Clear for A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the northern side of North West Coastal Highway, near Peawah rest area in the City of Karratha in Pilbara

                      Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the northern side of North West Coastal Highway, near Peawah rest area in the City of Karratha Content:

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

                      Time of issue: 11:26 AM
                      Date of issue: 09 July 2018

                      A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the northern side of North West Coastal Highway, near Peawah rest area in the City of Karratha

                      A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for people travelling along North West Coastal Highway, between Karratha and Port Hedland, near Peawah rest area. The fire that was burning approximately 90 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the City of Karratha is no longer impacting the highway. 

                       

                      WHAT TO DO:

                      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
                      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

                       

                      ROAD CLOSURES:

                      Roads have not been closed.


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

                      END

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