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Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the 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: 10:38 AM
Date of issue: 03 June 2018

A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of Bindoola Creek crossing, in Durack in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from a bushfire in the area is carrying smoke over the road. The fire is burning adjacent to the road. 

WHAT TO DO:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • 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

Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the 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: 10:38 AM
Date of issue: 02 June 2018

A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of Bindoola Creek crossing, in Durack in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from a bushfire in the area is carrying smoke over the road. The fire is burning adjacent to the road. 

WHAT TO DO:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • 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

Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the 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: 10:36 AM
Date of issue: 01 June 2018

A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of Bindoola Creek crossing, in Durack in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from a bushfire in the area is carrying smoke over the road. The fire is burning in a westerly direction, adjacent to the road. 

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 King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

Please note changes to Alert Level


Time of issue: 10:35 AM
Date of issue: 31 May 2018


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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

RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

  • Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve is closed until June 4th.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 11:51 AM on 24 May 2018.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END 

Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the 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: 10:25 AM
Date of issue: 31 May 2018

A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of Bindoola Creek crossing, in Durack in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from a bushfire in the area is carrying smoke over the road. The fire is burning in a westerly direction, adjacent to the road. 

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 Advice for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:21 PM
Date of issue: 30 May 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of GIBB RIVER-WYNDHAM ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY.
  • The fire is burning adjacent to King River Road. It is burning in close proximity to the road and smoke is affecting the area.

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 Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

    RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

    • Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve is closed until June 4th.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.
    • Firefighters have conducted backburning activities from containment lines.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 11:51 AM on 24 May 2018.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

    Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the 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: 10:48 AM
    Date of issue: 30 May 2018

    A Smoke Alert has been issued for the Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of the Bindoola Creek crossing, in DURACK in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Gibb River-Wyndham Road, west of Bindoola Creek crossing, in Durack in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from a bushfire in the area is carrying smoke over the road. The fire is burning in a westerly direction, adjacent to the road. 

    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 Advice for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY. Content:

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

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


    Time of issue: 10:42 AM
    Date of issue: 30 May 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along King River Road between Diggers Rest Station and 5 kilometres south of WYNDHAM in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of GIBB RIVER-WYNDHAM ROAD and GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY.
    • The fire is burning adjacent to King River Road. It is burning in close proximity to the road and smoke is affecting the area.

    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 Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

      RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

      • Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve is closed until June 4th.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
      • Firefighters have conducted backburning activities from containment lines.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:51 AM on 24 May 2018.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire All Clear for parts of CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

      Please note changes to Alert Level and throughout


      Time of issue: 09:38 AM
      Date of issue: 30 May 2018


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  parts of CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people bounded by Manggala Drive to the north, Reid Road east, Banu Avenue to the south and Marul Road to the west in CABLE BEACH in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

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

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:27 PM on 29 May 2018.
      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire All Clear for Great Northern Highway between Grotto Road and Parry Creek Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway between Grotto Road and Parry Creek Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

      Please note changes to Alert Level and Bushfire Behaviour


      Time of issue: 09:34 AM
      Date of issue: 30 May 2018


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Great Northern Highway between Grotto Road and Parry Creek Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling on Great Northern Highway between Grotto Road and Parry Creek Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained.


      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 Wyndham-East Kimberley.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:51 AM on 24 May 2018.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Smoke Alert Advice for Minyirr Park within the Broome townsite including Gubinge Road opposite Howe Drive in Kimberley

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Minyirr Park within the Broome townsite including Gubinge Road opposite Howe Drive in the Shire of Broome Content:

      Time of issue:08:48 AM
      Date of issue: 30 May 2018

      Smoke Alert for Minyirr Park within the Broome townsite including Gubinge Road opposite Howe Drive in the Shire of Broome

      The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Minyirr Park within the Broome townsite including Gubinge Road opposite Howe Drive.

      The smoke is the result of prescribed burns being carried out today.

      The smoke is expected to clear tomorrow.

      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 

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