The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Please note the alert level for this fire has been downgraded to an All Clear
Time of issue: 09:06 AM
Date of issue: 20 March 2019
Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 15km north-west of Boddington near MOUNT WELLS in SHIRE OF BODDINGTON
An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people 15km north-west of Boddington near MOUNT WELLS in SHIRE OF BODDINGTON.
- The bushfire has been extinguished.
- Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
- The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
- Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.
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 BODDINGTON.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
Boddington Gold Mine crews are also in attendance.
DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.
- The fire was reported at 05:19 PM on 18 March 2019.
- Currently there has been 3 hectares burnt.
- The cause of the fire is lightning.
- Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
No further updates will be issued.