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Bushfire Advice for Manari Road near James Price Point in WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

Sun, 12/11/2017 - 11:54am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Manari Road near James Price Point in WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:54 AM
Date of issue: 12 November 2017


Bushfire ADVICE for Manari Road near James Price Point in WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on or near Manari Road near James Price Point in WATERBANK 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 Manari 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.

    The fire is moving 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 SHIRE OF BROOME.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • 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 Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:36am
    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in 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: 10:36 AM
    Date of issue: 12 November 2017


    Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Newman Townsite and travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
    • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

    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.
      • The fire is burning in a south westerly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      Great Northern Highway (to the northwest of Newman) between Newman and Hope Downs 4 Mine site.

      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 actively fighting the fire and conducting backburning.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire All Clear for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

      Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:26am
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON Content:

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


      Time of issue: 10:26 AM
      Date of issue: 12 November 2017


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Nanutarra-Munjina Road 35 kilometres east of the North West Coastal Highway turnoff in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON..

      • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
      • 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 by contacting the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:24 PM on 1 November 2017.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Shire of Ashburton 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 20 kilometres east of Auski Roadhouse on Munjina-Roy Hill Road in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Sun, 12/11/2017 - 9:31am
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 20 kilometres east of Auski Roadhouse on Munjina-Roy Hill Road in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


      Time of issue: 09:31 AM
      Date of issue: 12 November 2017


      Bushfire ADVICE for 20 kilometres east of Auski Roadhouse on Munjina-Roy Hill Road in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 20 kilometres east of Auski Roadhouse on Munjina-Roy Hill Road in 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.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • a section of Munjina-Roy Hill Road. 

        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 actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • 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 11am today unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:12pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

        Please note changes throughout


        Time of issue: 09:12 PM
        Date of issue: 11 November 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN and Newman Townsite in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Newman Townsite and travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
        • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

        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.
          • The fire is burning in a south westerly direction.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          Great Northern Highway (to the northwest of Newman) between Newman and Hope Downs 4 Mine site.

          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 actively fighting the fire and conducting backburning.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

          Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:48pm
          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON 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: 02:48 PM
          Date of issue: 11 November 2017


          Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Nanutarra-Munjina Road 35 kilometres east of the North West Coastal Highway turnoff in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.The fire is burning on both sides of Nanutarra-Munjina Road, which has been impacted by heavy smoke. .

          • 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 Nanutarra Road in Mount Stuart.

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north 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 ASHBURTON.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 12:24 PM on 1 November 2017.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • Shire of Ashburton 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 Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:42pm
            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

            Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing and Road Closures sections


            Time of issue: 02:42 PM
            Date of issue: 11 November 2017


            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
            • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

            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.
              • The fire is burning in a southerly direction.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

              Great Northern Highway (to the northwest of Newman) between Newman and Hope Downs 4 Mine site.

              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 on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:24am
              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

              Please note changes under What Firefighters are Doing and Road Closures sections


              Time of issue: 11:24 AM
              Date of issue: 11 November 2017


              Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
              • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

              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.
                • The fire is burning in a southerly direction.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

                Great Northern Highway (to the North of Newman) between Newman and Hope 4 Mine enterance has been reopened with speed restrictions in place

                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 on the scene and monitoring the area.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:59am
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON 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: 10:59 AM
                Date of issue: 11 November 2017


                Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Nanutarra-Munjina Road 35 kilometres east of the North West Coastal Highway turnoff in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.The fire is burning on both sides of Nanutarra-Munjina Road, which has been impacted by heavy smoke. .

                • 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 Nanutarra Road in Mount Stuart.

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north 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 ASHBURTON.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 12:24 PM on 1 November 2017.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • Shire of Ashburton 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 Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                  Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:33am
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                  Please note changes under Road Closures section


                  Time of issue: 02:33 AM
                  Date of issue: 11 November 2017


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
                  • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

                  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.
                    • The fire is burning in a southerly direction.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                    Great Northern Highway (to the North of Newman) is closed between Newman and Hope 4 Mine enterance. 

                    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 conducting backburning and actively fighting the fire.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:35pm
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    Please note this fire has been upgraded from an ALL CLEAR


                    Time of issue: 10:35 PM
                    Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
                    • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

                    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.
                      • The fire is burning in a southerly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge has been reopened with speed restrictions. 

                      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
                       

                      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 conducting backburning.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      Fri, 10/11/2017 - 4:19pm
                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                      Please note this fire has been upgraded from an ALL CLEAR


                      Time of issue: 04:19 PM
                      Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                      Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, 20 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge 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.
                      • It is burning on both sides of Great Northern Highway.

                      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.
                        • The fire is burning in a southerly direction.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                        Great Northern Highway is closed between Newman and Cathedral Gorge. 

                        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 actively fighting the fire.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire All Clear for TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY

                        Fri, 10/11/2017 - 4:00pm
                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

                        Please note changes under Alert Level and Recreation Sites Closed section


                        Time of issue: 04:00 PM
                        Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the Torbay town site and people travelling along Lower Denmark Road and Hunwick South Road in Torbay in the City of Albany.

                        • The bushfire that was burning in Torbay has been extinguished.
                        • Firefighters will monitor the area until tomorrow
                        • 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 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 fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

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

                        RECREATION SITE CLOSURE:

                        Please be advised that the Munda Biddi Trail remains closed until further notice.

                        People are urged to avoid the area, follow the advice of DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service staff and observe signage. People already in the area should leave for a safer place.

                        The department will provide an update if the situation changes or when sites have been re-opened.
                        For more information, contact your local DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service office.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 November 2017 and currently there has been 40 (100 acres) hectares burnt.
                        • The cause of the fire is escaped burn.
                        • City of Albany 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 Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                        Fri, 10/11/2017 - 3:25pm
                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON 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: 03:25 PM
                        Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Nanutarra-Munjina Road 35 kilometres east of the North West Coastal Highway turnoff in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.The fire is burning on both sides of Nanutarra-Munjina Road, which has been impacted by heavy smoke. .

                        • 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 Nanutarra Road in Mount Stuart.

                        WHAT TO DO:

                          If driving

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

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north 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 ASHBURTON.


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 12:24 PM on 1 November 2017.
                          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                          • Shire of Ashburton 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 TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY

                          Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:17am
                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

                          Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions section


                          Time of issue: 11:17 AM
                          Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                          Bushfire ADVICE for TORBAY in CITY OF ALBANY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the Torbay town site and people travelling along Lower Denmark Road and Hunwick South Road in Torbay in the City of Albany.

                          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                          • The fire started near the intersection of LOWER DENMARK Road and HUNWICK SOUTH Road in TORBAY.

                          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.

                            Please be advised that the Munda Biddi Trail remains closed.

                            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

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


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
                            • 14 City of Albany and Shire of Denmark, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 02:00 PM on 9 November 2017 and currently there has been 100 hectares burnt.
                            • The cause of the fire is escaped burn.
                            • City of Albany 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 the Yandeyarra Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                            Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:27am
                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Yandeyarra Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


                            Time of issue: 10:27 AM
                            Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  the Yandeyarra Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the Yandeyarra Community and travelling along Mallina-Yandeyarra Road in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                            • 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 by contacting the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                            • 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 Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                            Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:19am
                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON 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: 10:19 AM
                            Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                            Bushfire ADVICE for Nanutarra-Munjina Road in MOUNT STUART in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Nanutarra-Munjina Road 35 kilometres east of the North West Coastal Highway turnoff in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.The fire is burning on both sides of Nanutarra-Munjina Road, which has been impacted by heavy smoke. .

                            • 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 Nanutarra Road in Mount Stuart.

                            WHAT TO DO:

                              If driving

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

                              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                              • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north 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 ASHBURTON.


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 12:24 PM on 1 November 2017.
                              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                              • Shire of Ashburton 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 Julimar State Forest, 20km north-north-west of Toodyay in SHIRE OF TOODYAY

                              Fri, 10/11/2017 - 8:57am
                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Julimar State Forest, 20km north-north-west of Toodyay in SHIRE OF TOODYAY 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


                              Time of issue: 08:57 AM 
                              Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Julimar State Forest, 20km north-north-west of Toodyay in SHIRE OF TOODYAY

                              ALERT LEVEL: 

                              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Beard Road in Julimar State Forest, 20km north-north-west of Toodyay.

                              • The bushfire that was burning in Julimar State Forest has been contained and is under control.
                              • 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 TOODYAY.


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • 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. 
                              No further updates will be issued.


                              No further updates will be issued.


                              END 

                              Bushfire All Clear for Great Northern Highway between Auski Roadhouse and Rhodes Ridge turnoff in the SHIRE of EAST PILBARA

                              Fri, 10/11/2017 - 8:26am
                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway between Auski Roadhouse and Rhodes Ridge turnoff 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 and throughout


                              Time of issue: 08:26 AM
                              Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Great Northern Highway between Auski Roadhouse and Rhodes Ridge turnoff in the SHIRE of EAST PILBARA

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Auski Roadhouse and the Rhodes Ridge turnoff near Mount Robinson in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                              • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
                              • Smoke has cleared from 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 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 East Pilbara

                              RECREATION SITES CLOSURES:

                              • People are advised that recreation sites and tracks in the vicinity of Weeli Wolli Springs remain closed. 
                              • Tognolini Rest Area on Great Northern Highway, approximately 20 kilometres north of Karjini Drive also remains closed. 


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the day.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 04:43 PM on 6 November 2017 and currently there has been 60000 hectares burnt.
                              • The cause of the fire is lighting.
                              • 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 4 kilometres north west of Newman in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                              Fri, 10/11/2017 - 8:01am
                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 4 kilometres north west of Newman in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


                              Time of issue: 08:01 AM
                              Date of issue: 10 November 2017


                              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  4 kilometres north west of Newman in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA .

                              • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
                              • 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:

                              • Great Northern Highway between Newman and Cathedral Gorge has reopened. Speed Restrictions have been lifted..

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

                              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 or the Shire of Ashburton.


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 07:45 AM on 7 November 2017 and currently there has been approximately 10,000 hectares burnt.
                              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                              • The Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                              END 

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