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Bushfire Advice for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET Content:

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

Please note changes throughout alert


Time of issue: 10:06 AM
Date of issue: 11 December 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Stirling Range Drive and Red Gum Pass Road in the western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRES CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET.

  • 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 in STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
    A number of roads have been closed including:

    • Red Gum Pass Road
    • Stirling Range Drive

     

     

    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 PLANTAGENET.

    PARK/ RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

    The western part of Stirling Range National Park west of Chester Pass Road is closed.

     

     


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are continuing to patrol containment lines and are mopping up.
    • 20 Parks and Wildlife Service, DFES, Volunteer Bushfire Brigades firefighters are attending.
    • Aerial support is assisting ground crews.
    • 100 per cent of the planned containment has burnt out.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area as a result of backburning operations in the park.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:11 PM on 6 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been 3997 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA Content:

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

    Please note changes to the alert level


    Time of issue: 06:21 AM
    Date of issue: 11 December 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on Dundas Road between Berkshire Road and Harrison Road in FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA.

    • 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.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    All roads have now been reopened.

    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 KALAMUNDA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:34 AM on 11 December 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    No further updates will be issued.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 04:38 AM
    Date of issue: 11 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for north western part of FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Dundas Road between Berkshire Road and Harrison Road in FORRESTFIELD in CITY OF KALAMUNDA.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of ALLEN RD and KEANNE RD in FORRESTDALE.

    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:

    Dundas Road between Berkshire Road and Harrison Road is closed. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use Roe Highway as an alternative.

     

    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 KALAMUNDA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:34 AM on 11 December 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Structure Fire All Clear for Hazelmere in Perth Metropolitan

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for Hazelmere in the City of Swan Content:

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


    Time of issue: 04:13 PM
    Date of issue: 10 December 2019

    Structure Fire All Clear for Hazelmere in the City of Swan

    ALERT LEVEL
    A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in or near Hazelmere in the City of Swan

    The structure fire on Lakes Road, near Stirling Crescent, in Hazelmere in the City of Swan has been extinguished. 

    People in the area will no longer be impacted by smoke or fumes. 

     

    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 provided.
    END

    Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 04:11 PM
    Date of issue: 10 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

    WHAT TO DO:

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
      • Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
      • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • The Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 04:04 PM
      Date of issue: 10 December 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA 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.

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        The following roads and tracks have been closed:

        • Wattle Camp Track between Wattle Camp and Balbinya Homestead
        • Balladonia Track
        • Gora Track
        • Parmango Road between Balladonia Roadhouse and farming land north east of Esperance
        • Telegraph Track between Coolgardie-Esperance Highway and Parmango Road

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is accidental.
        • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 04:02 PM
        Date of issue: 10 December 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area east of Frank Hann National Park and west of Peak Charles National Park and Lake Tay, bounded by Lake King-Norseman Road to the north and Cascade Road to the south in the north western part of NORTH CASCADE 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 in the area between Frank Hann National Park and Peak Charles National Park in NORTH CASCADE.

        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 moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        The following roads and tracks are closed:

        Lake King-Norseman Road between Cascade Road intersection to the west and Peak Charles Road intersection to the east. All tracks within this area are also 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 Esperance.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.
        • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 09:11 AM on 4 December 2019.
        • Currently there has been 70,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire All Clear for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU Content:

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

        Please note change to Alert Level


        Time of issue: 03:47 PM
        Date of issue: 10 December 2019


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Waddington-Wongan Hills Road, Commercial Road, Ninan Street and Wilding Road in south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU.

        • The bushfire that was burning near the intersection of Wilding Road and Ninan Street in WONGAN HILLS has been contained and is under control.
        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


        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 Wongan-Ballidu.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:36 PM on 9 December 2019.
        • Currently there has been 238 hectares burnt.
        • The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

        No further updates will be issued.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET Content:

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

        Please note changes throughout alert


        Time of issue: 03:31 PM
        Date of issue: 10 December 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Stirling Range Drive and Red Gum Pass Road in the western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRES CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET.

        • 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 in STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
          A number of roads have been closed including:

          • Red Gum Pass Road
          • Stirling Range Drive

           

           

          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 PLANTAGENET.

          PARK/ RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

          The western part of Stirling Range National Park (west of Chester Pass Road is closed).

           

           


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are continuing to strengthen containment lines.
          • 65 Parks and Wildlife Service, DFES, Volunteer Bushfire Brigades firefighters are attending.
          • Aerial support is assisting ground crews.
          • Up to 80 per cent of the planned containment has burnt out.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area as a result of backburning operations in the park.


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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 07:11 PM on 6 December 2019.
          • Currently there has been 3000 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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

          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE 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: 03:05 PM
          Date of issue: 10 December 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Magenta Road to the west, Reserve Road to the south, Mallee Road to the east and Taylor Road, Giles Road and Nield Road to the north in MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE.

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

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
          A number of roads have been closed including:

          - Mallee Road between West River and Koornong Road

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 08:21 PM on 6 December 2019.
          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
          • Shire of Lake Grace is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ 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: 02:49 PM
          Date of issue: 10 December 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Hyden-Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road intersection in parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of Hyden Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road in FORRESTANIA.

          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 northerly direction.
          • It is uncontained and uncontrolled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          The following road closures and conditions apply:

          • Hyden-Norseman Road is closed from the East Hyden Grain Bin to the Shire of Dundas
          • Hyden-Norseman Road is closed from the Shire of Dundas border
          • Carstairs Road is closed in the Shire of Kondinin
          • Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road is closed at Carstairs Road
          • Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road is closed in the Shire of Yilgarn
          • Holland Track is closed

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 06:31 PM on 3 December 2019.
          • Currently there has been 150,000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Structure Fire Advice for Hazelmere in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for Hazelmere in the City of Swan Content:

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


          Time of issue: 01:32 PM
          Date of issue: 10 December 2019

          Structure Fire Advice for Hazelmere in the City of Swan

          ALERT LEVEL
          A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in or near Hazelmere in the City of Swan

          There is a structure fire on Lakes Road, near Stirling Crescent, in Hazelmere in the City of Swan.

           

          WHAT TO DO:
          Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:

          • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke
          or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
          • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from
          emergency services personnel.
          • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on
          1800 022 222.

          DETAILS:

          • Firefighters are working to contain and control 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 issued when the situation changes
          END

          Bushfire All Clear for southern part of SOUTH LAKE in CITY OF COCKBURN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of SOUTH LAKE in CITY OF COCKBURN Content:

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


          Time of issue: 11:19 AM
          Date of issue: 10 December 2019


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of SOUTH LAKE in CITY OF COCKBURN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by South Lake Drive to the north, Elderberry Drive to the east, Berrigan Drive to the south, and Broadwater Gardens to the west in the southern part of SOUTH LAKE in the CITY OF COCKBURN.

          • 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 CITY OF COCKBURN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 04:57 PM on 9 December 2019.
          • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

          No further updates will be issued.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

          Please note changes throughout


          Time of issue: 10:57 AM
          Date of issue: 10 December 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

          WHAT TO DO:

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            No roads are 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 Murray.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
            • 6 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
            • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE Content:

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

            Please note change under Road closure section


            Time of issue: 10:56 AM
            Date of issue: 10 December 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Magenta Road to the west, Reserve Road to the south, Mallee Road to the east and Taylor Road, Giles Road and Nield Road to the north in MAGENTA in SHIRE OF LAKE GRACE.

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

            WHAT TO DO:

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
            A number of roads have been closed including:

            - Mallee Road between West River and Koornong Road

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:21 PM on 6 December 2019.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • Shire of Lake Grace is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire All Clear for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

            Please note change to Alert Level


            Time of issue: 10:44 AM
            Date of issue: 10 December 2019


            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in Granite Hill Nature Reserve West of and including Palmdale Road with Johnson Road to the North, Mindijup Road to the South and Moorialup Road to the West.

            • The bushfire that was burning near the intersection of GRANITE HILL ROAD and MOORIALUP ROAD in PALMDALE has been contained and is under control.
            • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the week.
            • 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 ALBANY.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 06:48 PM on 6 December 2019.
            • Currently there has been approximately 350 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • City of Albany is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

            No further updates will be issued.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ 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: 10:41 AM
            Date of issue: 10 December 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Hyden-Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road intersection in parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started near the intersection of Hyden Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road in FORRESTANIA.

            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 northerly direction.
            • It is uncontained and uncontrolled.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            The following road closures and conditions apply:

            • Hyden-Norseman Road is closed from the East Hyden Grain Bin to the Shire of Dundas
            • Hyden-Norseman Road is closed from the Shire of Dundas border
            • Carstairs Road is closed in the Shire of Kondinin
            • Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road is closed at Carstairs Road
            • Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road is closed in the Shire of Yilgarn
            • Holland Track is closed

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 06:31 PM on 3 December 2019.
            • Currently there has been 150,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

            Bushfire Advice for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU Content:

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

            Please note changes throughout alert


            Time of issue: 10:27 AM
            Date of issue: 10 December 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Waddington-Wongan Hills Road, Commercial Road, Ninan Street and Wilding Road in south western parts of WONGAN HILLS in the SHIRE OF WONGAN-BALLIDU.

            • 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 Wilding Road and Ninan Street in WONGAN HILLS.

            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              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 Wongan-Ballidu.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.
              • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 02:36 PM on 9 December 2019.
              • Currently there has been 238 hectares burnt.
              • The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

              The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 10:14 AM
              Date of issue: 10 December 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area east of Frank Hann National Park and west of Peak Charles National Park and Lake Tay, bounded by Lake King-Norseman Road to the north and Cascade Road to the south in the north western part of NORTH CASCADE 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 in the area between Frank Hann National Park and Peak Charles National Park in NORTH CASCADE.

              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 moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              The following roads and tracks are closed:

              Lake King-Norseman Road between Cascade Road intersection to the west and Peak Charles Road intersection to the east. All tracks within this area are also 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 Esperance.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene.
              • 10 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 09:11 AM on 4 December 2019.
              • Currently there has been 70,000 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
              • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

              The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 10:07 AM
              Date of issue: 10 December 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA 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.

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

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

                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                • The bushfire is moving slowly.
                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                The following roads and tracks have been closed:

                • Wattle Camp Track between Wattle Camp and Balbinya Homestead
                • Balladonia Track
                • Gora Track
                • Parmango Road between Balladonia Roadhouse and farming land north east of Esperance
                • Telegraph Track between Coolgardie-Esperance Highway and Parmango Road

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
                • Currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is accidental.
                • The Shire of Esperance is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



                The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                END

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