EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire Advice for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 08:52 AM 
Date of issue: 14 October 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Gibb River Road and March Fly Glen in King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST 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 in King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

WHAT TO DO: 

    If driving

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:51 PM on 13 October 2018 and currently there has been 4 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


    Bushfire Advice for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 08:33 AM 
    Date of issue: 14 October 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

    ALERT LEVEL: 

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park.

    • 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 about 12km north of Karijini Drive in the western part of the park.

    WHAT TO DO: 

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:30 PM on 10 October 2018 and currently there has been 400 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


      Bushfire Advice for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

      There are no changes to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 08:28 AM 
      Date of issue: 14 October 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL: 

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Camp Tracy Road in Karlamilyi National Park 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.

      WHAT TO DO: 

        If driving

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 08:07 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


        Bushfire All Clear for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Content:

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

        Please note changes under Alert level section


        Time of issue: 08:07 AM 
        Date of issue: 14 October 2018


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

        ALERT LEVEL: 

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on Gary Highway in the vicinity of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

        • The bushfire that was burning in Gibson Desert Nature Reservce has been extinguished.
        • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day
        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

        WHAT TO DO: 

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 01:42 PM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 600 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. 
        No further updates will be issued.


        No further updates will be issued.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST 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: 04:14 PM 
        Date of issue: 13 October 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL: 

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Gibb River Road and March Fly Glen in King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY WEST 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 in King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

        WHAT TO DO: 

          If driving

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:51 PM on 13 October 2018 and currently there has been 4 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


          Bushfire Advice for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in 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: 04:09 PM
          Date of issue: 13 October 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Kalumburu Road between Theda Station Access Road and Mitchell Plateau Road.

          • 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 near Kalumburu Road

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is out of control and unpredictable.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
            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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 10:52 AM on 13 October 2018.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

            Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing


            Time of issue: 04:01 PM
            Date of issue: 13 October 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

            • 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 west of Nullagine townsite.

            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.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:19 AM on 12 October 2018 and currently there has been 55,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:05 PM 
            Date of issue: 13 October 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

            ALERT LEVEL: 

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Gary Highway in the vicinity of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

            • 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 within the Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

            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.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:42 PM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 600 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


              Bushfire Advice for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

              There are no changes to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 02:56 PM 
              Date of issue: 13 October 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              ALERT LEVEL: 

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Camp Tracy Road in Karlamilyi National Park 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.

              WHAT TO DO: 

                If driving

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 08:07 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                Bushfire Advice for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 02:53 PM 
                Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                ALERT LEVEL: 

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park.

                • 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 about 12km north of Karijini Drive in the western part of the park.

                WHAT TO DO: 

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is not contained.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 04:30 PM on 10 October 2018 and currently there has been 400 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                  Bushfire Advice for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY 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: 11:18 AM
                  Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Kalumburu Road in KALUMBURU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Kalumburu Road between Theda Station Access Road and Mitchell Plateau Road.

                  • 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 near Kalumburu Road

                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
                    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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 10:52 AM on 13 October 2018.
                    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire All Clear for 50 kilometres south west of Warburton in SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 50 kilometres south west of Warburton in SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU Content:

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


                    Time of issue: 10:36 AM
                    Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  50 kilometres south west of Warburton in SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on Great Central Road, west of Warburton in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku. .

                    • The bushfire is no longer impacting the road and conditions have eased.
                    • Firefighters will continue to monitor the area
                    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

                    WHAT TO DO:

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


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

                     

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 10:10 AM on 8 October 2018.
                    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    Please note changes under Alert Level, Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information


                    Time of issue: 10:06 AM
                    Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                    • 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 west of Nullagine townsite

                    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.
                    • The fire is travelling in an easterly direction.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 08:19 AM on 12 October 2018 and currently there has been 55,000 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

                    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio 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 Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    There are no changes to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 08:18 AM 
                    Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of Karlamilyi National Park in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL: 

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Camp Tracy Road in Karlamilyi National Park 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.

                    WHAT TO DO: 

                      If driving

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


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 08:07 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 7,500 hectares burnt.
                      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                      Bushfire Advice for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 08:16 AM 
                      Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park in SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                      ALERT LEVEL: 

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Karijini Drive in the western part of Karijini National Park.

                      • 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 about 12km north of Karijini Drive in the western part of the park.

                      WHAT TO DO: 

                        If driving

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

                        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                        • It is not contained.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 04:30 PM on 10 October 2018 and currently there has been 400 hectares burnt.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                        Bushfire Advice for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Content:

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

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 08:10 AM 
                        Date of issue: 13 October 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Cohen in the northern part of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku

                        ALERT LEVEL: 

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Gary Highway in the vicinity of Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

                        • 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 within the Gibson Desert Nature Reserve in the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

                        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.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 01:42 PM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 600 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 the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                          Please note changes under Alert Level, Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing


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


                          Bushfire ADVICE for the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                          • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as homes are no longer under threat.
                          • 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 now travelling away from the townsite but is not yet contained.

                          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.
                          • The fire is travelling in a westerly direction.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 08:19 AM on 12 October 2018 and currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

                          Bushfire Watch and Act for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA 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: 09:42 PM
                          Date of issue: 12 October 2018


                          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in or near the Nullagine townsite in the Shire of East Pilbara.

                          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching the area and conditions are changing.
                          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
                          • The fire is burning in bushland west of Nullagine townsite.
                          • It is burning towards Nullagine townsite.

                          WHAT TO DO:

                          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
                          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
                          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
                          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • It is out of control and unpredictable.
                          • The fire is travelling in an easterly direction.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are protecting houses and strengthening containment lines.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 08:19 AM on 12 October 2018 and currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

                          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                          Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


                          END 

                          Bushfire Watch and Act for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                          Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, What Firefighters Are Doing and Extra Information


                          Time of issue: 07:55 PM
                          Date of issue: 12 October 2018


                          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Nullagine townsite in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in or near the Nullagine townsite in the Shire of East Pilbara.

                          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
                          • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
                          • The fire is burning in bushland west of Nullagine townsite.
                          • It is burning towards Nullagine townsite.

                          WHAT TO DO:

                          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
                          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
                          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
                          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • It is out of control and unpredictable.
                          • The fire is travelling in an easterly direction.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are protecting houses and strengthening containment lines.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 08:19 AM on 12 October 2018 and currently there has been 40,000 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

                          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
                          Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


                          END 

                          After Storm: Cancellation for Pilbara

                          Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Pilbara Content:

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


                          Time of issue: 06:57 PM
                          Date of issue: 12 October 2018

                          Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Pilbara

                          As at 12/10/2018 18:40:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning the North Interior district has been cancelled.

                          Storms in the eastern Interior are no longer severe although some thunderstorm activity may continue during the evening.Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

                          To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Some roads may be closed

                          Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

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


                          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

                          • DFES is monitoring the situation.


                          IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

                          • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
                          • In a life threatening situation call 000

                          After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END

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