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Bushfire Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions


Time of issue: 12:07 PM
Date of issue: 14 September 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

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 in a south easterly direction.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

    A number of roads and attractions have been closed including:

    • Port Warrender Road from Mitchell Plateau airstrip to Walsh Point
    • Surveyors Pool

    The following roads have been reopened:

    • Port Warrender Road from the Kalumburu turnoff to Mitchell Plateau airstrip through to the Mitchell Falls. 

    The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

    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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
    • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Bushfire Advice for people travelling on the Great Northern Highway between Maggie Creek and Wyndham in the Shire of Wyndham- East Kimberley

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on the Great Northern Highway between Maggie Creek and Wyndham in the Shire of Wyndham- East Kimberley Content:

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


    Time of issue: 11:20 AM 
    Date of issue: 14 September 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on the Great Northern Highway between Maggie Creek and Wyndham in the Shire of Wyndham- East Kimberley

    ALERT LEVEL: 

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Great Northern Highway between Maggie Creek and Wyndham in the Shire of Wyndham- East Kimberley .

    • 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 at Parry Creek near WYNDHAM.

    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 small but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

      Main Roads WA haved closed Great Northern 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on their way.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 07:20 AM on 14 September 2018 and currently there has been 700 hectares burnt.
      • 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.


      Bushfire Advice for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY 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: 09:18 AM
      Date of issue: 14 September 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Bungarun and Point Torment Road in the northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • 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 Derby-Gibb River Road and Bungarun Road in BUNGARUN.

      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:

      • 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 by contacting the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 September 2018.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

      Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour section


      Time of issue: 09:16 AM
      Date of issue: 14 September 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

      • 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 in a south easterly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.
        • There are now two separate fires burning. One to the east and another to the west of the Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 35,000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • Town of Port Hedland 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 Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 09:15 AM
        Date of issue: 14 September 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

        • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

        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 in a south easterly direction.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Port Warrender Road from Kalumburu turnoff
          • Surveyors Pool

          The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

          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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
          • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

          Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions


          Time of issue: 09:11 AM
          Date of issue: 14 September 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

          • 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 is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

          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 in a westerly direction.
            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Avoid the area and be aware of Parks and Wildlife Staff working on site.

            Spring Creek Track Access to the Purnululu National Park will reopen at 11am.

            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 Halls Creek or Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY 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: 04:10 PM
            Date of issue: 13 September 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Bungarun and Point Torment Road in the northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            • 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 Derby-Gibb River Road and Bungarun Road in BUNGARUN

            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:

            • 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 by contacting the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 September 2018.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

            Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


            Time of issue: 04:08 PM
            Date of issue: 13 September 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

            • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

            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 in a south easterly direction.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

              • Port Warrender Road from Kulumburu turnoff.
              • Surveyors Pool.

              The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

              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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
              • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
              • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 04:05 PM
              Date of issue: 13 September 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

              • 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 is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

              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 in a westerly direction.
                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
                 

                The following road has been closed by Parks and Wildlife Service:

                Spring Creek Track Access to the Purnululu National Park

                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 Halls Creek or Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

                Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


                Time of issue: 04:05 PM
                Date of issue: 13 September 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                • 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 is burning in the Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve.

                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 in a southerly direction.
                  • 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 by contacting the Town of Port Hedland.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 35,000 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • Town of Port Hedland 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 Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                  Please note changes under Road Closure sections


                  Time of issue: 11:37 AM
                  Date of issue: 13 September 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                  • 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 is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

                  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 in a westerly direction.
                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
                     

                    The following road has been closed by Parks and Wildlife Service:

                    Spring Creek Track Access to the Purnululu National Park

                    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 Halls Creek or Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
                    • Kija Aboriginal Rangers and DFES personnel are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                    Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour section


                    Time of issue: 11:31 AM
                    Date of issue: 13 September 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Bungarun and Point Torment Road in the northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                    • 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 Derby-Gibb River Road and Bungarun Road in BUNGARUN

                    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:

                    • 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 by contacting the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 September 2018.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 11:28 AM
                    Date of issue: 13 September 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                    • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

                    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 in a westerly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                      • Port Warrender Road from Kulumburu turnoff.
                      • Surveyors Pool

                      The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

                      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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
                      • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
                      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

                      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and other information section


                      Time of issue: 11:16 AM
                      Date of issue: 13 September 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                      • 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 is burning in the Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve.

                      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 in a south westerly direction.
                        • 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 by contacting the Town of Port Hedland.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 35,000 hectares burnt.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • Town of Port Hedland 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 Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                        Please note changes under ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS sections


                        Time of issue: 06:15 PM
                        Date of issue: 12 September 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                        • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

                        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 in a westerly direction.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                          • Port Warrender Road from Kulumburu turnoff.
                          • Surveyors Pool

                          The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

                          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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
                          • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
                          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                          Please note changes to What Firefighters Are Doing section


                          Time of issue: 03:46 PM
                          Date of issue: 12 September 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Bungarun and Point Torment Road in the northern part of BUNGARUN in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

                          • 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 Derby-Gibb River Road and Bungarun Road in BUNGARUN

                          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:

                          • 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 Derby-West Kimberley.


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 September 2018.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 03:46 PM
                          Date of issue: 12 September 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                          • 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 Port Warrender Road in MITCHELL PLATEAU.

                          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 in a westerly direction.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                            • Port Warrender Road north of Mitchell Plateau Airstrip
                            • Surveyors Pool

                            The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

                            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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
                            • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
                            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                            • DFES is managing the fire.


                            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                            END 

                            Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 03:44 PM
                            Date of issue: 12 September 2018


                            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in WARMUN and LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK and SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                            • 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 is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

                            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 in a westerly direction.
                              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              Roads have not been closed. Smoke is impacting Great Northern 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 by contacting the Shire of Halls Creek or Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are on the scene.
                              • Kija Aboriginal Rangers and DFES personnel are on the scene.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
                              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                              • DFES is managing the fire.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                              END 

                              Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

                              Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


                              Time of issue: 03:39 PM
                              Date of issue: 12 September 2018


                              Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                              • 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 is burning in the Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve.

                              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 in a westerly direction.
                                • 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 by contacting the Town of Port Hedland.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 25,000 hectares burnt.
                                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                • Town of Port Hedland 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 

                                Road Closure Advice for Spring Creek Track access to Purnululu National Park in Kimberley

                                Category: Other Alert Summary: Road Closure for Spring Creek Track access to Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek Content:


                                Time of issue: 02:15 PM
                                Date of issue: 12 September 2018

                                Road Closure for Spring Creek Track access to Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek

                                The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions advises that the following parks or recreation sites have been closed due to a bushfire in the area.

                                • Spring Creek Track access to Purnululu National Park is closed.
                                • Parks and Wildlife Service advises that due to a bushfire in the area Spring Creek Track will be closed at 5pm today. The department will review the closure tomorrow.

                                WHAT TO DO:  

                                People are urged to avoid the area, follow the advice of Parks and Wildlife Service staff and observe signage. People already in the area should leave for a safer place.
                                The department will provide an update if the situation changes or when sites have been re-opened.
                                For more information, contact your local Department of Parks and Wildlife Service office.

                                 

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

                                The next update will be issued when the situation changes

                                END

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