EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire All Clear for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note this Alert is now an All Clear


Time of issue: 04:25 PM
Date of issue: 10 June 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:37 PM on 9 June 2019.
  • 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 Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME in Kimberley

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


Time of issue: 04:22 PM
Date of issue: 10 June 2019


Smoke Alert Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

  • A Smoke Alert has been issued for people travelling along Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME.
  • The smoke is the result of a bushfire burning in the area.
  • The smoke is expected to clear over the coming days.


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 AND CONDITIONS:

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 or by contacting the Shire of Broome.


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 unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire All Clear for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

Please note this Alert is now an All Clear


Time of issue: 04:18 PM
Date of issue: 10 June 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the intersection of Broome Road and Crab Creek Road in the north western part of ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 Broome.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
  • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is accidental.
  • DFES, with assistance from pastoralists, 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 Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 11:07 AM
Date of issue: 10 June 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the intersection of Broome Road and Crab Creek Road in the north western part of ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME.

  • 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 BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
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 contained within firebreaks.


    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 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
    • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
    • DFES, with assistance from pastoralists, 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 DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 11:04 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME.

    • 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 DJARADJUNG ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY in DAMPIER PENINSULA.
    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 fast in a easterly 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 02:37 PM on 9 June 2019.
    • 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

    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


    Time of issue: 10:41 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    If you live in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather warning to come.

    Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Esperance, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River, Merredin, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

    This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

    WHAT TO DO:

    DFES advises you to:

    • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
    • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
    • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
    • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
    • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
    IF DRIVING:
    • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
    • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
    • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
    • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

    People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


    WEATHER DETAILS:

    At 09/06/2019 04:26:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A cold front is moving through the South West Land Division during Monday with windy, cold and showery conditions continuing until late Tuesday morning. A cold front is extending across the southwest of the State during Monday, lying near Perth to Albany at 11am WST and expected to lie near Geraldton to Hopetoun by about 5.00pm WST Monday. This front will begin easing later Monday evening as it moves further east.DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY are possible during Monday, most likely with the passage of the cold front. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over exposed coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however they may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front. Small hail is possible at times during the day.A second cold front is likely to develop and extend over the southwest of the State from late Monday night through to early Tuesday afternoon, with increased showers, thunderstorm activity and small hail, reaching a line from Perth to Albany by about 5.00am WST Tuesday.Cape Leeuwin recorded a wind gust to 98 kilometres per hour at 6.00am WST Monday morning.


    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.
    • Emergency services have answered more than eight calls for help since yesterday.
    • Requests for Assistance have been made in the Perth Metropolitan and Great Southern districts
    • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


    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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    Please note Alert level has been downgraded to an All Clear


    Time of issue: 09:36 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY..

    • The bushfire has been extinguished.
    • 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:24 AM on 8 June 2019.
    • Currently there has been 7500 hectares burnt.
    • 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 parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    Please note Alert level has been downgraded to an All Clear


    Time of issue: 08:53 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY..

    • The bushfire has been extinguished.
    • 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:24 AM on 8 June 2019.
    • Currently there has been 7500 hectares burnt.
    • 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 All Clear for southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


    Time of issue: 08:51 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people on Derby Highway, near Worsley Road, in the southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

    • The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished.
    • 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 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 Derby-West Kimberley.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:07 PM on 1 June 2019.
    • Currently there has been 4600 hectares burnt.
    • 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

    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:34 AM
    Date of issue: 10 June 2019


    Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    If you live in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather warning to come.

    Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

    This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

    WHAT TO DO:

    DFES advises you to:

    • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
    • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
    • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
    • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
    • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
    IF DRIVING:
    • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
    • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
    • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
    • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

    People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


    WEATHER DETAILS:

    At 09/06/2019 04:26:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a strong to gale force westerly flow with embedded cold fronts could produce DAMAGING WINDS, DAMAGING SURF and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES in parts of the South West Land Division until Tuesday morning. Windy, cold and showery conditions are expected through until Tuesday morning. The risk of Thunderstorms and small hail at times, particularly during Monday morning and early Tuesday morning. DAMAGING WINDS, DAMAGING SURF and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are likely over parts of the South West Land Division. A cold front is extending across the southwest of the State during Monday morning, to lie near Perth to Albany around 8.00am Western Standard Time and be near Geraldton to Hopetoun by about 2.00pm Western Standard Time Monday. DAMAGING WINDS to 110 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY are possible during Monday, most likely with the passage of the cold front. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over exposed coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however they may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front. Small hail is possible at times during the day. A second cold front is likely to develop and extend over the southwest of the State late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, with increased showers, thunderstorm activity and small hail reaching Perth to Albany by about 2.00am Western Standard Time Tuesday. DAMAGING WINDS to 110 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY are likely to continue early Tuesday morning as the second cold front passes. DAMAGING SURF conditions are continuing and could cause BEACH EROSION between Denham and Israelite Bay through the remainder of Monday and during Tuesday morning. Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the cold fronts with falls between 20 and 35 millimetres possible along the west coast south of Geraldton. People in the southwest of WA experience a front as windy as this about 5 times per year. Cape Leeuwin recorded a wind gust to 109 kilometres per hour at 2.17am Western Standard Time Monday morning.


    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.
    • Emergency services have answered more than eight calls for help since yesterday.
    • Requests for Assistance have been made in the Perth Metropolitan and Great Southern districts
    • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


    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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


    END

    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


    Time of issue: 10:20 PM
    Date of issue: 09 June 2019


    Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    If you live in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather warning to come.

    Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

    This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

    WHAT TO DO:

    DFES advises you to:

    • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
    • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
    • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
    • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
    • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
    IF DRIVING:
    • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
    • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
    • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
    • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

    People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


    WEATHER DETAILS:

    At 09/06/2019 22:11:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a strong to gale force westerly flow with embedded cold fronts could produce DAMAGING WINDS, DAMAGING SURF and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES in parts of the South West Land Division until Tuesday morning. Windy, cold and showery conditions are expected through until Tuesday morning. The risk of Thunderstorms and small hail at times, particularly during Monday morning and early Tuesday morning. DAMAGING WINDS, DAMAGING SURF and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are likely over parts of the South West Land Division. A cold front will extend across the southwest of the State during Monday morning, to lie near Perth to Albany around 8.00am Western Standard Time and be near Geraldton to Hopetoun by about 2.00pm Western Standard Time Monday. DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY are possible during Monday, most likely with the passage of the cold front. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front. Small hail is possible at times during the day. A second cold front is likely to develop and extend over the southwest of the State late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, with increased showers, thunderstorm activity and small hail reaching Perth to Albany by about 2.00am Western Standard Time Tuesday. DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY are likely to continue early Tuesday morning as the second cold front passes. DAMAGING SURF conditions are continuing and could cause BEACH EROSION between Denham and Israelite Bay. Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the cold fronts with falls between 20 and 35 millimetres possible along the west coast south of Geraldton. People in the southwest of WA experience a front as windy as this about 5 times per year.


    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.
    • Emergency services have answered more than eight calls for help since 7am this morning.
    • Requests for Assistance have been made in the Perth Metropolitan and Great Southern districts
    • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


    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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


    END

    Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


    Time of issue: 05:04 PM
    Date of issue: 09 June 2019


    Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

    If you live in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather warning to come.

    Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

    This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

    WHAT TO DO:

    DFES advises you to:

    • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
    • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
    • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
    • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
    • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
    IF DRIVING:
    • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
    • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
    • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
    • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

    • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

    People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


    WEATHER DETAILS:

    At 09/06/2019 16:48:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a series of cold fronts will move over the southwest of the State from Sunday afternoon and extend north and east across the South West Land Division during Monday. Thunderstorms and showers associated with a first cold front may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY along the south coast and adjacent parts west of Hopetoun during Sunday afternoon and evening. A second cold front will extend across the southwest of the State from early Monday morning through to Monday afternoon and may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front. DAMAGING SURF conditions are continuing and could cause BEACH EROSION between Denham and Israelite Bay. Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the second front on Monday with falls between 20 and 35 millimetres possible along the west coast south of Geraldton. People in the southwest of WA experience a front as windy as this about 5 times per year.


    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.
    • Emergency services have answered more than eight calls for help since 7am this morning.
    • Requests for Assistance have been made in the Perth Metropolitan and Great Southern districts
    • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


    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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
    Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 04:08 PM
    Date of issue: 09 June 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the intersection of Broome Road and Crab Creek Road in the north western part of ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME.

    • 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 BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
    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 contained within firebreaks.


      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 BROOME.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
      • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Pastoralists 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 southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 04:05 PM
      Date of issue: 09 June 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on Derby Highway, near Worsley Road, Derby.

      • 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 DERBY HWY and WORSLEY RD in DERBY.
      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 south easterly direction.

      • The fire is contained on the northern boundary; the southern boundary is not contained.


      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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:07 PM on 1 June 2019.
      • Currently there has been 700 hectares burnt.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.

      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in 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 Extra Information section


      Time of issue: 04:04 PM
      Date of issue: 09 June 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in 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 MITCHELL FALLS in MITCHELL PLATEAU.
      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is stationary.
        • It is contained but not controlled.


        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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 10:24 AM on 8 June 2019.
        • Currently there has been 7500 hectares burnt.
        • DFES is managing the fire.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

        Please note this is a new alert


        Time of issue: 02:54 PM
        Date of issue: 09 June 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the northern part of DAMPIER PENINSULA in SHIRE OF BROOME.

        • 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 DJARADJUNG ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY in DAMPIER PENINSULA.
        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 fast in a easterly 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:37 PM on 9 June 2019.
        • 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

        Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

        Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

        This is a new alert

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


        Time of issue: 12:04 PM
        Date of issue: 09 June 2019


        Take action with severe weather warning coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

        If you live in Lower West, South West, South Coastal, Great Southern and parts of Central West, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with severe weather warning to come.

        Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River, Moora, Mount Barker, Narrogin, Northam and Perth.

        This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

        WHAT TO DO:

        DFES advises you to:

        • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
        • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
        • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
        • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
        • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
        IF DRIVING:
        • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
        • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
        • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
        • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

        • Take care in areas that have been flooded and be careful driving on gravel roads as surfaces will be slippery and muddy, and vehicles could become bogged.

        People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


        WEATHER DETAILS:

        At 09/06/2019 11:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a series of cold fronts will move over the southwest of the State from late Sunday afternoon and extend east across the South West Land Division during Monday. Thunderstorms and showers associated with a first cold front may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY along the south coast and adjacent parts west of Hopetoun from late Sunday afternoon. A second cold front will extend across the southwest of the State from early Monday morning through to Monday afternoon and may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour which could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are most likely over coastal and adjacent areas between Jurien Bay and Hopetoun, however may extend to inland areas with the passage of the cold front. DAMAGING SURF conditions are continuing and could cause BEACH EROSION between Denham and Israelite Bay. Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the second front on Monday with falls between 20 and 35 millimetres possible along the west coast south of Geraldton. People in the southwest of WA experience a front as windy as this about 5 times per year.


        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.
        • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


        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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
        Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 10:54 AM
        Date of issue: 09 June 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the intersection of Broome Road and Crab Creek Road in the north western part of ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME.

        • 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 BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
        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 contained within firebreaks.


          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 BROOME.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
          • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is accidental.
          • Pastoralists 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 southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 10:53 AM
          Date of issue: 09 June 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of DERBY in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on Derby Highway, near Worsley Road, Derby.

          • 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 DERBY HWY and WORSLEY RD in DERBY.
          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 south easterly direction.

          • The fire is contained on the northern boundary; the southern boundary is not contained.


          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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 10:07 PM on 1 June 2019.
          • Currently there has been 700 hectares burnt.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • DFES is managing the fire.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in 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 Bushfire Behaviour section


          Time of issue: 10:51 AM
          Date of issue: 09 June 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for parts of MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in 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 MITCHELL FALLS in MITCHELL PLATEAU.
          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • The bushfire is stationary.
            • It is contained but not controlled.


            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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 10:24 AM on 8 June 2019.
            • Local land holders 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

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