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Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING Content:

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

The alert level for this fire has been downgraded due to favorable weather conditions.


Time of issue: 07:50 AM
Date of issue: 16 May 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road and Great Southern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
  • 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 HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
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.
  • This means homes in the area are no longer under threat by fire however people are asked to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road in both directions
  • Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

POWER:
  • Western Power has advised 142 homes in the area are without power.
  • Western Power have a plan in place to undertake reconstruction works to repair and replace damaged infrastructure which will commence at 7.30am today.
  • For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 40 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • Western Power, WA Police, St John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Shires of Mundaring and Northam are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING Content:

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

The alert level for this fire has been downgraded due to favorable weather conditions.


Time of issue: 01:03 AM
Date of issue: 16 May 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road and Great Southern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained and under control.
  • 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 HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
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.
  • This means homes in the area are no longer under threat by fire however people are asked to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road in both directions
  • Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

POWER:
  • Western Power has advised 142 homes in the area are without power.
  • Western Power have a plan in place to undertake reconstruction works to repair and replace damaged infrastructure which will commence at 7.30am tomorrow.
  • For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 40 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • Western Power, WA Police, St John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Shires of Mundaring and Northam are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING 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: 11:01 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Horton Road, Chinganning Road, Inkpen Road and Woottating Nature Reserve in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained.
  • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road, Chinganning Road, Horton Road and Great Eastern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

  • 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 HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
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 controlled.
  • This means homes in the area are no longer under threat by fire.


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road in both directions
  • Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

POWER:
  • Western Power has advised 142 homes in the area are without power.
  • Western Power have a plan in place to undertake reconstruction works to repair and replace damaged infrastructure which will commence at 7.30am tomorrow.
  • For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • Western Power, WA Police, St John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Shires of Mundaring and Northam are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING Content:

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

The alert level for this fire has been downgraded to a Watch and Act as the fire is now contained.


Time of issue: 08:58 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Horton Road, Chinganning Road, Inkpen Road and Woottating Nature Reserve in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire is now contained.
  • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road, Chinganning Road, Horton Road and Great Eastern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

  • 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 HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
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 controlled.
  • This means homes in the area are no longer under threat by fire.


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road in both directions
  • Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.

POWER:
  • Western Power has advised 142 homes in the area are without power.
  • Western Power have a plan in place to undertake reconstruction works to repair and replace damaged infrastructure which will commence at 7.30am tomorrow.
  • For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.
  • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • Western Power, WA Police, St John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Shires of Mundaring and Northam are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert

This is an emergency broadcast from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 07:49 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Horton Road, Chinganning Road, Inkpen Road and Woottating Nature Reserve in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • Homes on Chinganning Road, Wariin Road and Horton Road are under threat.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road, Chinganning Road, Horton Road and Great Eastern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road is closed in both directions
  • Inkpen Road is closed north of Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.
  • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • The Shires of Mundaring and Northam and the City of Wanneroo are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING Content:

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

Please note changes throughout

This is an emergency broadcast from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 06:51 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Horton Road, Chinganning Road, Inkpen Road and Woottating Nature Reserve in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • Homes on Chinganning Road, Wariin Road and Horton Road are under threat.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road, Chinganning Road, Horton Road and Great Eastern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway
  • Horton Road is closed in both directions
  • Inkpen Road is closed north of Woottating Road in both directions

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire and strengthening containment lines.
  • 100 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • The Shires of Mundaring and Northam and the City of Wanneroo are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 276 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 listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING Content:

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

Please note changes throughout

This is an emergency broadcast from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 05:50 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Horton Road, Chinganning Road, Inkpen Road and Woottating Nature Reserve in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY and WOOTTATING in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM AND MUNDARING.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • Homes on Chinganning Road, Wariin Road and Horton Road are under threat.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Eastern Highway, Inkpen Road, Chinganning Road, Horton Road and Great Eastern Highway in parts of THE LAKES, COPLEY, WOOTTATING and WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF NORTHAM and MUNDARING.

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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:

  • Wariin Road in both directions between Great Eastern Highway and Great Southern Highway

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 MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • The Shires of Mundaring and Northam and the City of Wanneroo are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 230 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 listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


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Bushfire Emergency Warning for parts of THE LAKES, BEECHINA, COPLEY, WOOTTATING, WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF MUNDARING and NORTHAM

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, BEECHINA, COPLEY, WOOTTATING, WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF MUNDARING and NORTHAM Content:

Please note the alert level has been upgraded to an Emergency Warning

This is an emergency broadcast from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Time of issue: 03:32 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of THE LAKES, BEECHINA, COPLEY, WOOTTATING, WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF MUNDARING and NORTHAM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in an area bounded by Great Southern Highway, Great Eastern Highway and Wariin Road in THE LAKES, BEECHINA, COPLEY, WOOTTATING, WOOROLOO in the SHIRES OF MUNDARING and NORTHAM..

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as homes are under threat.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HORTON RD and GREAT SOUTHERN HWY in THE LAKES.
WHAT TO DO:
  • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
  • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
  • If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
  • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
  • If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


SAFEST ROUTE:
If you are in the warning area, you can leave by travelling north, east or west..


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 SHIRE OF MUNDARING AND SHIRE OF NORTHAM.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • Shire of Mundaring is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


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Bushfire Advice for THE LAKES in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for THE LAKES in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:33 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for THE LAKES in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near The Lakes in the SHIRE OF MUNDARING.

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a south easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:08 PM on 15 May 2019.
  • 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.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Perth to Albany in South West, Lower South West, Great Southern, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth to Albany in the Perth metropolitan area, South West and South Coast Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 12:58 PM
Date of issue: 15 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Perth to Albany in the Perth metropolitan area, South West and South Coast

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth to Albany and surrounds in the Perth metropolitan area, South West and South Coast.

The smoke is due to a combination of Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burns and private property burns. An extended period of calm conditions has resulted in smoke haze persisting across large areas. The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow morning.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Perth's northern suburbs including the Perth CBD in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth's northern suburbs including the Perth CBD in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 05:44 PM
Date of issue: 14 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Perth's northern suburbs including the Perth CBD in the Perth metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth's northern suburbs, including the Perth CBD, in the Perth metropolitan area.

The smoke is due to two prescribed burns being carried out by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service in Julimar State Forest and on unallocated Crown land near Neerabup. These burns, along with a significant number of smaller private property burns, are likely to produce smoke that will affect the northern suburbs through to the Perth CBD. The smoke is expected to clear in the morning as the northerly winds strengthen.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Julimar, Wundowie, Wooroloo, Chidlow and surrounding areas in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Julimar, Wundowie, Wooroloo, Chidlow and surrounding areas in the Shires of Toodyay, Northam and Mundaring Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 02:40 PM
Date of issue: 14 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Julimar, Wundowie, Wooroloo, Chidlow and surrounding areas in the Shires of Toodyay, Northam and Mundaring

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Julimar, Wundowie, Wooroloo, Chidlow and surrounding areas in the Shires of Toodyay, Northam and Mundaring.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today in Julimar State Forest by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear overnight.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Bushfire All Clear for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS Content:

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


Time of issue: 09:16 PM
Date of issue: 13 May 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Holmes Street, Matison Street, Ranford Road and Balfour Street.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • 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:

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 CITY OF GOSNELLS.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 05:32 PM on 13 May 2019.
  • 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 listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.


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Bushfire Advice for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 06:39 PM
Date of issue: 13 May 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for the southern part of SOUTHERN RIVER in CITY OF GOSNELLS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Holmes Street, Matison Street, Ranford Road and Balfour Street.

  • 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 LANDER ST and SOUTHERN RIVER RD in SOUTHERN RIVER.
  • The fire is currently burning in green waste mulch.
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 contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 05:32 PM on 13 May 2019.
  • 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 listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Yanchep to Mandurah including the Perth Hills and Perth CBD in Metro North Coastal, Metro North East, Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Yanchep to Mandurah including the Perth Hills and Perth CBD in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 01:34 PM
Date of issue: 13 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Yanchep to Mandurah including the Perth Hills and Perth CBD in the Perth metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Yanchep to Mandurah including the Perth Hills and Perth CBD in the Perth metropolitan area
The smoke is due to two prescribed burns being carried out by Parks and Wildlife Service 15km north-west of Toodyay and 15km east of Dwellingup today. These burns along with a significant number of smaller private property burns are likely to produce smoke that will affect the broader metropolitan area. Smoke is likely to be particularly thick in Perth’s southern suburbs this afternoon. A strong inversion overnight will likely see smoke haze affect the broader metropolitan area including the CBD tomorrow morning.  

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Perth's northern and eastern suburbs, including the Perth CBD, in Metro North East, Metro North Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth's northern and eastern suburbs, including the Perth CBD, in the Perth metropolitan area Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 07:11 AM
Date of issue: 13 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Perth's northern and eastern suburbs, including the Perth CBD, in the Perth metropolitan area

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Perth's northern and eastern suburbs, including the Perth CBD, in the Perth metropolitan area.

The smoke is the result of prescribed burns being carried out by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service in Julimar State Forest and east of Dwellingup, as well as private property burning. It is expected to clear by mid morning.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Bridgetown and surrounds in South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bridgetown and surrounds in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 03:29 PM
Date of issue: 12 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Bridgetown and surrounds in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Bridgetown and surrounds in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out 13km south-west of Bridgetown by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by midday tomorrow.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Dwellingup to Waroona and surrounding suburbs in Metro South Coastal, Metro South Coastal, South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Dwellingup to Waroona and surrounding suburbs in the Shires of Waroona and Murray Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 03:43 PM
Date of issue: 11 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Dwellingup to Waroona and surrounding suburbs in the Shires of Waroona and Murray

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Dwellingup to Waroona and surrounding suburbs in the Shires of Waroona and Murray.

The smoke is a result of a prescribed burn being carried out east of Dwellingup by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear overnight.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Bullsbrook to Ellenbrook and surrounding suburbs in Metro North East, Metro North Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bullsbrook to Ellenbrook and surrounding suburbs in the City of Swan and Shire of Chittering Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 03:39 PM
Date of issue: 11 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Bullsbrook to Ellenbrook and surrounding suburbs in the City of Swan and Shire of Chittering

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Bullsbrook to Ellenbrook and surrounding suburbs in the City of Swan and Shire of Chittering

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today in the Julimar State Forest by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear overnight.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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Smoke Alert Advice for Nannup in South West

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Nannup in the Shire of Nannup Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 02:53 PM
Date of issue: 11 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Nannup in the Shire of Nannup

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Nannup in the Shire of Nannup.

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today by DBCA's Parks and Wildlife Service and is expected to clear by midday tomorrow.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
  • Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
  • People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


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