EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway and Broome Road opposite Roebuck Plains Station and Twelve Mile community in the Shire of Broome in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway and Broome Road opposite Roebuck Plains Station and Twelve Mile community in the Shire of Broome Content:

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

Time of issue: 07:32 AM
Date of issue: 02 May 2019

A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway and Broome Road opposite Roebuck Plains Station and Twelve Mile community in the Shire of Broome

A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in or near the intersection of Broome Road and Great Northern Highway opposite Roebuck Plains Station and Twelve Mile community in the Shire of Broome. Smoke from PRESCRIBED BURNING actvities over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to (TOWN) and surrounding areas. The smoke is expected to clear later today.

WHAT TO DO:

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

ROAD CLOSURES:
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.

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

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Smoke Alert Advice for Kwinana to Mandurah in Metro South East, Metro South Coastal

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Kwinana to Mandurah in the cities of Kwinana, Rockingham, Mandurah and the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Content:

The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Time of issue: 03:02 PM
Date of issue: 01 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Kwinana to Mandurah in the cities of Kwinana, Rockingham, Mandurah and the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Kwinana to Mandurah in the cities of Kwinana, Rockingham, Mandurah and the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out near Jarrahdale. Smoke may be visible over Albany Highway near Jarrahdale.

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 Smoke Alert for Great Northern Highway, near ANNA PLAINS STATION in the SHIRE OF BROOME in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Great Northern Highway, near ANNA PLAINS STATION in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

This is a new alert.

Time of issue: 11:04 AM
Date of issue: 01 May 2019

Smoke Alert for Great Northern Highway, near ANNA PLAINS STATION in the SHIRE OF BROOME

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 80 kilometres north of Sandfire Roadhouse, near ANNA PLAINS STATION in the SHIRE OF BROOME.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning activities being carried out in the area.
  • There is smoke over Great Northern Highway.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.

WHAT TO DO:

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

ROAD CLOSURES:

Roads have not been closed.


Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire of Broome.

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

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Smoke Alert Advice for Smoke Alert for the Gibb River Road on the western side of the Pentecost River in the SHIRE OF EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for the Gibb River Road on the western side of the Pentecost River in the SHIRE OF EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

Time of issue: 10:56 AM
Date of issue: 01 May 2019

Smoke Alert for the Gibb River Road on the western side of the Pentecost River in the SHIRE OF EAST KIMBERLEY

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling on the Gibb River Road, 10 kilometres west of the Pentecost River in the SHIRE OF EAST KIMBERLEY.
  • The smoke is the result of prescribed burning activities being carried out in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.

WHAT TO DO:

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

ROAD CLOSURES:

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.

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

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Bushfire All Clear for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of Wickepin in the SHIRE OF WICKEPIN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of Wickepin in the SHIRE OF WICKEPIN Content:

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


Time of issue: 08:20 AM
Date of issue: 01 May 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of Wickepin in the SHIRE OF WICKEPIN

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Wickepin-Harrismith Road near Dulbining Nature Reserve in the Shire of Wickepin.

  • The bushfire that was burning has been contained and is under control.
  • 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 WICKEPIN.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:11 PM on 30 April 2019.
  • Currently there has been 5 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • 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.


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Bushfire Advice for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of WICKEPIN in the Shire of Wickepin

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of WICKEPIN in the Shire of Wickepin Content:

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


Time of issue: 04:02 PM
Date of issue: 30 April 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Dulbining Nature Reserve, 18km south-east of WICKEPIN in the Shire of Wickepin

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Wickepin-Harrismith Road near Dulbining Nature Reserve in the Shire of Wickepin.

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

WHAT TO DO:

    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:

    • It is a slow moving fire.


    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 WICKEPIN.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:11 PM on 30 April 2019.
    • Currently there has been 5 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for Margaret River and surrounding areas in Lower South West, South West

    Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Margaret River and surrounding areas in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Content:

    The following information has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Time of issue: 09:07 AM
    Date of issue: 30 April 2019

    Smoke Alert for Margaret River and surrounding areas in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

    The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Smoke Alert for Margaret River and surrounding areas in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

    The Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a prescribed burn 1km north of Margaret River today, which may produce smoke in Margaret River and surrounding areas.

    This burn has been identified as high priority, reducing fuel loads and assisting in protecting the Margaret River townsite.

    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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    Bushfire All Clear for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON Content:

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


    Time of issue: 04:57 PM
    Date of issue: 29 April 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON.

    • The bushfire that was burning is under control.
    • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the night.
    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

    WHAT TO DO:

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


    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 BUSSELTON.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:13 PM on 29 April 2019.
    • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • 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.


    END

    Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for RANGEWAY and the northern part of KARLOO in the City of Greater Geraldton in Midwest-Gascoyne

    Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for RANGEWAY and the northern part of KARLOO in the City of Greater Geraldton Content:

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

    This is a new alert.

    Time of issue: 04:51 PM
    Date of issue: 29 April 2019

    A Smoke Alert has been issued for RANGEWAY and the northern part of KARLOO in the City of Greater Geraldton

    A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in or near RANGEWAY and the northern part of KARLOO in the City of Greater Geraldton. Smoke from a scrub fire which involves car bodies and tyres has been carried by prevailing winds to the area. The smoke is expected to clear later today.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    ROAD CLOSURES:

    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.

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

    END

    Bushfire Advice for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 03:47 PM
    Date of issue: 29 April 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Vasse Plantation in Jindong in the City of Busselton.

    • 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 Smith Road

    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:

      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      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 BUSSELTON.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on their way.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:13 PM on 29 April 2019.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

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


      Time of issue: 03:13 PM
      Date of issue: 29 April 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

      • The bushfire that was burning has been contained and is under control.
      • 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, however traffic management is in place along South Western 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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.


      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 03:59 AM on 29 April 2019.
      • Currently there has been 6 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • 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.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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

      Please note changes throughout


      Time of issue: 11:22 AM
      Date of issue: 29 April 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cullen Road to the north, Cowaramup Bay Road to the south, Caves Road to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER..

      • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
      • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day/night.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have 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 SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up the fire and patrolling the area.
      • 12 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:55 AM on 28 April 2019.
      • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is escaped controlled burn on private property.
      • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River 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.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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

      Please note changes to Alert Level


      Time of issue: 10:54 AM
      Date of issue: 29 April 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Bookine Road, Chitna Road and Gingin Brook Road in NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

      • The bushfire that was burning near the intersection of GINGIN BROOK ROAD and COWALLA ROAD has been extinguished.
      • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day/night.
      • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


      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 GINGIN.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:44 AM on 27 April 2019.
      • Currently there has been 25 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • Shire of Gingin 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.


      END

      Bushfire All Clear for the Eastern part of LANDSDALE in CITY OF WANNEROO

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Eastern part of LANDSDALE in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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


      Time of issue: 10:53 AM
      Date of issue: 29 April 2019


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Eastern part of LANDSDALE in CITY OF WANNEROO

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Queensway Road, Alexander Drive and Haga Parkway in the eastern part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO..

      • 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:

      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 WANNEROO.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 28 April 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 listen to news bulletins.
      No further updates will be issued.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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

      Please note changes throughout


      Time of issue: 08:44 AM
      Date of issue: 29 April 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cullen Road to the north, Cowaramup Bay Road to the south, Caves Road to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.

      • 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 Caves Road and Cullen Road in Gracetown.
      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:

        • It is contained and under control.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have 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 SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up the fire and patrolling the area.
        • 12 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 11:55 AM on 28 April 2019.
        • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is escaped controlled burn on private property.
        • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP Content:

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


        Time of issue: 07:25 AM
        Date of issue: 29 April 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling along South Western Highway, 3km south-east of Kirup in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.

        • 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 SOUTH WESTERN HWY

        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:

          • It is not contained.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed, however traffic management is in place along South Western 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 DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.
          • 15 Parks and Wildlife Service and volunteer bushfire brigades firefighters are attending.


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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:59 AM on 29 April 2019.
          • Currently there has been 4 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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

          Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS section


          Time of issue: 07:42 PM
          Date of issue: 28 April 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cullen Road to the north, Cowaramup Bay Road to the south, Caves Road to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.

          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions have assisted firefighters to bring the fire under control.
          • 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 Caves Road and Cullen Road in Gracetown.
          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:

            • It is controlled but not contained.


            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.

            Please note that Juniper Road has now 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 SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up the fire and protecting homes.
            • 50 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.

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


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 11:55 AM on 28 April 2019.
            • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is escaped controlled burn on private property.
            • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Bushfire Advice for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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

            Please note this alert has now been downgraded to Advice level due to favourable conditions enabling firefighters to bring the fire under control.


            Time of issue: 04:12 PM
            Date of issue: 28 April 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for the northern part of GRACETOWN in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Cullen Road to the north, Cowaramup Bay Road to the south, Caves Road to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.

            • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as favourable conditions have assisted firefighters to bring the fire under control.
            • 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 Caves Road and Cullen Road in Gracetown.
            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:

              • It is controlled but not contained.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
              A number of roads including Juniper Road have 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 AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines, mopping up the fire and protecting homes.
              • 50 Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.

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


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 11:55 AM on 28 April 2019.
              • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is escaped controlled burn on private property.
              • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Advice for the eastern part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO.

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO. Content:

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

              This is a new alert


              Time of issue: 04:12 PM
              Date of issue: 28 April 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO.

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Queensway Road, Alexander Drive and Haga Parkway in the eastern part of LANDSDALE in the CITY OF WANNEROO..

              • 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 Queensway Road and Alexander Drive in LANDSDALE.
              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 towards Whiteman Park direction.
              • 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 WANNEROO.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene.
              • 16 Career Fire and Rescue Service Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:09 PM on 28 April 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 listen to news bulletins.
              The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN Content:

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

              Please note changes under What Firefighters are doing


              Time of issue: 03:16 PM
              Date of issue: 28 April 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for parts of NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Bookine Road, Chitna Road and Gingin Brook Road in NEERGABBY in SHIRE OF GINGIN.

              • 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 GINGIN BROOK ROAD and COWALLA ROAD in NEERGABBY.
              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:

              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 GINGIN.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 08:44 AM on 27 April 2019.
              • Currently there has been 25 hectares burnt.
              • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
              • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
              • Shire of Gingin 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

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