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Bushfire Advice for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 04:16 PM
Date of issue: 19 April 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway near Yandeyarra Road in WODGINA 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 started near the intersection of YANDEYARRA ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY in MARBLE BAR.

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 north westerly direction.
    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • 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 NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

    Please note changes under extra information section


    Time of issue: 10:09 AM
    Date of issue: 19 April 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Skull Springs Road 2km east of NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

    • 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 Skull Springs Road and Howard Rd in Nullagine.
    • It is stationary

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is uncontrolled and uncontained.


    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 EAST PILBARA.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:57 PM on 18 April 2018 and currently there has been 60 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
    • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Bushfire Advice for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA 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 throughout


    Time of issue: 09:32 AM
    Date of issue: 19 April 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway near Yandeyarra Road in WODGINA 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 started near the intersection of YANDEYARRA ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY in MARBLE BAR.

    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 north westerly direction.
      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • 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 NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

      N/A This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 05:15 PM
      Date of issue: 18 April 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for NULLAGINE in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Skull Springs Road 2km east of NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

      • 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 Skull Springs Road and Howard Rd in Nullagine.
      • It is stationary

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is uncontrolled and uncontained.


      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 EAST PILBARA.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire Advice for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA 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 throughout


      Time of issue: 04:06 PM
      Date of issue: 18 April 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway near Yandeyarra Road in WODGINA 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 started near the intersection of YANDEYARRA ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY in MARBLE BAR.

      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 northerly 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 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 the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


        Time of issue: 10:35 AM
        Date of issue: 18 April 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for the vicinity of WODGINA in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway near Yandeyarra Road in WODGINA 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 started near the intersection of YANDEYARRA ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY in MARBLE BAR.

        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 northerly 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 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 All Clear for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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

        Please note changes under Alert Level


        Time of issue: 03:53 PM
        Date of issue: 17 April 2018


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people north of The Broadway, south of Farmaner Parkway, west of Elmridge Parkway and east of Addingham Drive in the northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN.

        • The bushfire that was burning in ELLENBROOK has been extinguished.
        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
        • Be careful when driving through the area.​


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

         

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are continuing to monitor the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:24 PM on 16 April 2018 and currently there has been approximately 6 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
        No further updates will be issued.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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

        Please note changes under What To Do and Road Closures sections


        Time of issue: 10:38 AM
        Date of issue: 17 April 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people north of The Broadway, south of Farmaner Parkway, west of Elmridge Parkway and east of Addingham Drive in the northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN.

        • 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 THE BROADWAY and ELMRIDGE PARKWAY in ELLENBROOK.

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

          • Be careful when driving through the area.​

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          The following roads have been reopened:

          • The Broadway between Galatea Pass and Elmridge Parkway 
          • Elmridge Parkway between The Broadway and Farmaner Parkway 

           

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:24 PM on 16 April 2018.
          • 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END 

          Smoke Alert All Clear for A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for parts of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for parts of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE Content:

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

          Please note changes to Alert Level and throughout

          Time of issue: 10:23 AM
          Date of issue: 17 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for parts of MARDELLA in the SHIRE OF SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE

          A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for people in Mardella and surrounding areas in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

          The fire has been contained and controlled and smoke is no longer impacting the community in the area.

          Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
          • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed.


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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:
          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, follow DFES on Twitter (www.twitter.com/dfes_wa), Facebook (www.facebook.com/dfeswa), call 13 DFES (13 3337), listen to ABC Local Radio or news bulletins.
          No further updates will be issued.

          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the parts of Mardella in the the Shire of SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the parts of Mardella in the the Shire of SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE Content:

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

          Time of issue: 07:20 AM
          Date of issue: 17 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for the parts of Mardella in the the Shire of SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in Mardella and surrounding areas in the Shire of SERPENTINE JARRAHDALE. A fire is burning in Mardella and smoke is impacting the roads.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          ROAD CLOSURES:
          Some roads may be closed.
          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.

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

          END

          Bushfire Advice for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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

          Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing sections


          Time of issue: 09:22 PM
          Date of issue: 16 April 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people north of The Broadway, south of Farmaner Parkway, west of Elmridge Parkway and east of Addingham Drive in the northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN.

          • 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 THE BROADWAY and ELMRIDGE PARKWAY in ELLENBROOK.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • The Broadway between Galatea Pass and Elmridge Parkway
          • Elmridge Parkway between The Broadway and Farmaner Parkway.

          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 SWAN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:24 PM on 16 April 2018.
          • 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, 6PR, 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 ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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


          Time of issue: 04:17 PM
          Date of issue: 16 April 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people north of The Broadway, south of Farmaner Parkway, west of Elmridge Parkway and east of Addingham Drive in the northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN.

          • 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 THE BROADWAY and ELMRIDGE PARKWAY in ELLENBROOK.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • The Broadway between Galatea Pass and Elmridge Parkway
          • Elmridge Parkway between The Broadway and Farmaner Parkway.

          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 SWAN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • 60 career, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.
          • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:24 PM on 16 April 2018.
          • 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, 6PR, 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 ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN Content:

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


          Time of issue: 03:26 PM
          Date of issue: 16 April 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of ELLENBROOK in CITY OF SWAN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people north of The Broadway, south of Farmaner Parkway, west of Elmridge Parkway and east of Addingham Drive..

          • 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 THE BROADWAY and ELMRIDGE PWY in ELLENBROOK.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is 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 CITY OF SWAN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          More information will be released when known unless the situation changes.


          END 

          Smoke Alert Advice for Bunbury and surrounds in South West

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bunbury and surrounds in the City of Bunbury Content:

          Time of issue:04:49 PM
          Date of issue: 15 April 2018

          Smoke Alert for Bunbury and surrounds in the City of Bunbury

          The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Bunbury and surrounds, including Dalyellup and Dardanup.

          The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today 10km north-west of Kirup.

          The smoke is expected to clear overnight.

          WHAT TO DO:  

          If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.

          Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.

          People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.

          People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow 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 

          Smoke Alert Advice for Perth to Mandurah on the Swan Coastal Plain in Perth Metropolitan, South West

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Perth to Mandurah on the Swan Coastal Plain in the City of Perth through to the Peel Region Content:

          Time of issue:02:48 PM
          Date of issue: 15 April 2018

          Smoke Alert for Perth to Mandurah on the Swan Coastal Plain in the City of Perth through to the Peel Region

          The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Perth through to Mandurah on the Swan Coastal Plain, including Jarrahdale townsite.

          The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out today within the locality of the Jarrahdale townsite.

          The smoke is expected to clear overnight.

          WHAT TO DO:  

          If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.

          Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.

          People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.

          People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow 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 

          Smoke Alert All Clear for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Content:

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

          Time of issue: 11:03 AM
          Date of issue: 15 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

          A Smoke Alert All Clear has been issued for people in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Smoke from prescribed burning is no longer impacting the area. 

          WHAT TO DO:

          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes. 

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed.


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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:
          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, follow DFES on Twitter (www.twitter.com/dfes_wa), Facebook (www.facebook.com/dfeswa), call 13 DFES (13 3337), listen to ABC Local Radio or news bulletins.
          No further updates will be issued.

          END

          Smoke Alert All Clear for A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley. in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley. Content:

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

          Time of issue: 07:13 PM
          Date of issue: 14 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley.

          A Smoke Alert ALL CLEAR has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway, 10 kilometres east of Fitztroy Crossing in the Kimberley.

          Smoke from prescribed burning activities on Gogo Station over the last few days has cleared and is no longer impacting Great Northern Highway and surrounding areas.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
          • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed.


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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:
          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, follow DFES on Twitter (www.twitter.com/dfes_wa), Facebook (www.facebook.com/dfeswa), call 13 DFES (13 3337), listen to ABC Local Radio or news bulletins.
          No further updates will be issued.

          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley. in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley. Content:

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

          Time of issue: 04:18 PM
          Date of issue: 14 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley.

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway, 10 kilometres east of Fitztroy Crossing in the Kimberley.

          Smoke from prescribed burning activities on Gogo Station over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to Great Northern Highway and surrounding areas. The smoke is expected to clear in the early evening.

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          ROAD CLOSURES:
          Some roads may be closed.
          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.

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

          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley in Kimberley

          Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert.

          Time of issue: 11:05 AM
          Date of issue: 14 April 2018

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

          A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in the vicinity of Great Northern Highway between Ord River and Doon Doon Roadhouse in the Shire of Halls Creek and Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Smoke from prescribed burning is impacting the area. The smoke is expected to clear over the next 24 hours. 

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have not been closed.


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

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

          END

          Bushfire All Clear for northern part of HENDERSON in the CITY OF COCKBURN

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of HENDERSON in the CITY OF COCKBURN Content:

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

          Please note change to alert level and throughout


          Time of issue: 11:12 PM
          Date of issue: 13 April 2018


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  northern part of HENDERSON in the CITY OF COCKBURN

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the area bounded by Fawcett Road, McGrath Road, Russell Road, Cockburn Road and Mayor Road in the northern part of HENDERSON in the CITY OF COCKBURN.

          • The bushfire that was burning in Henderson has been contained and is under control.
          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

          WHAT TO DO:

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


          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 CITY OF COCKBURN.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:20 AM on 13 April 2018 and currently there has been 2 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          No further updates will be issued.


          END 

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