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.
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.