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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

    Bushfire All Clear for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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


    Time of issue: 09:53 AM
    Date of issue: 10 December 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

    • The bushfire is no longer impacting this area.
    • 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 LAVERTON.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:40 AM on 6 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been 8000 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.

    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: 09:15 AM
    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 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 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 2500 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

      Smoke Alert Advice for for KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Smoke Alert Content:

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


      Time of issue: 08:56 AM
      Date of issue: 10 December 2019


      Smoke Alert for KUNUNURRA in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Drovers Road and Victoria Highway, south-east of the Kununurra town-site in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.
      • The smoke is the result of fire burning at the rubbish tip.
      • 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 AND CONDITIONS:

      Some roads may be closed.


      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 Wyndham-East Kimberley.


      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 unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for southern part of SOUTH LAKE in CITY OF COCKBURN

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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)

      This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 05:41 PM
      Date of issue: 09 December 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of SOUTH LAKE in CITY OF COCKBURN

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire 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.

      • 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 BERRIGAN DR and SOUTH LAKE DR in SOUTH LAKE.

      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 slowly in a north easterly direction.
      • It is contained but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
      Some roads may be closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:57 PM on 9 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

      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: 04:34 PM
      Date of issue: 09 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

      Bushfire All Clear for STAKE HILL and KERALUP in 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: 04:32 PM
      Date of issue: 09 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.

      • 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:

      • 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 ALL CLEAR for STAKE HILL and KERALUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY..

      • 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:

      • 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 strengthening containment lines 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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 What Firefighters Are Doing section


      Time of issue: 04:24 PM
      Date of issue: 09 December 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire 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.

      • 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 GRANITE HILL ROAD and MOORIALUP RD in PALMDALE.

      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 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 on the scene, patrolling the area and monitoring the situation.
        • 12 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


        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.

        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow 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)

        This is a new alert


        Time of issue: 04:04 PM
        Date of issue: 09 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 moving fast in a north westerly direction.
          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.
          • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
          • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


          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 02:36 PM on 9 December 2019.
          • Currently there has been approximately 100 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 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: 04:03 PM
          Date of issue: 09 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:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF 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.
          • 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 the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

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

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

          Please note changes under WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING and EXTRA INFORMATION


          Time of issue: 03:59 PM
          Date of issue: 09 December 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in 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.

          • 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 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.
          • 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 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: 03:56 PM
          Date of issue: 09 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 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 change under additional information


            Time of issue: 03:34 PM
            Date of issue: 09 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/SITE CLOSURES:

              The western part of Stirling Range National Park is closed.

              All areas of the park west of Chester Pass Road are closed including Moingup Springs Campground.

               


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.
              • 65 Parks and Wildlife Service, DFES, Volunteer Bushfire Brigades firefighters are attending.
              • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.
              • 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 1150 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 the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 03:14 PM
              Date of issue: 09 December 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve and Anne Beadell Highway in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

              • 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 on unallocated Crown land.

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 06:40 AM on 6 December 2019.
                • Currently there has been 5000 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)

                This is a new alert


                Time of issue: 11:35 AM
                Date of issue: 09 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:
                Some roads may be closed.

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

                Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF 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.
                • 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 Advice for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

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

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 11:05 AM
                Date of issue: 09 December 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire 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.

                • 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 GRANITE HILL ROAD and MOORIALUP RD in PALMDALE.

                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 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 on the scene, patrolling the area and monitoring the situation.
                  • 16 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


                  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.

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


                  END

                  Bushfire All Clear for STAKE HILL and KERALUP in 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 change to What Firefighters Are Doing


                  Time of issue: 10:34 AM
                  Date of issue: 09 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.

                  • 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:

                  • 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 ALL CLEAR for STAKE HILL and KERALUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY..

                  • 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:

                  • 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 strengthening containment lines 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 the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in 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: 10:28 AM
                  Date of issue: 09 December 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for the north western part of NORTH CASCADE in 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.

                  • 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 SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:11 AM on 4 December 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 50,000 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • 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: 10:21 AM
                  Date of issue: 09 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

                    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)

                    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


                    Time of issue: 10:19 AM
                    Date of issue: 09 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 RD and MARVEL LOCH-FORRESTANIA RD 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 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

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