EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire All Clear for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE 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 to Alert Level


Time of issue: 11:38 AM
Date of issue: 10 September 2018


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

  • 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 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 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
  • 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 Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 11:37 AM
Date of issue: 10 September 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR 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.
  • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
  • The fire is burning on both sides of the 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 unpredictable.
    • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • 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 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

    Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour section and throughout


    Time of issue: 10:37 AM
    Date of issue: 10 September 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire is burning in the Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve.

    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 south 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 by contacting the Town of Port Hedland.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 22,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • Town of Port Hedland 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 between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 09:38 AM
      Date of issue: 10 September 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling on Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in the Shire of Halls Creek.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 5 kilometres north of Halls Creek.

      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 westerly 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 HALLS CREEK.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 9 September 2018.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 09:32 AM
        Date of issue: 10 September 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near Port Warrender Road 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.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          • Port Warrender Road north of Mitchell Plateau Airstrip
          • Surveyors Pool

          The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

          Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
          • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
          • 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 between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

          Please note changes to warning area


          Time of issue: 09:27 AM
          Date of issue: 10 September 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Mabel Downs Road and Lissadell Road in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

          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 westerly 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene.
            • Kija Aboriginal Rangers and DFES personnel are on the scene.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • 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 Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:47 PM
            Date of issue: 09 September 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started near Port Warrender Road 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.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

              • Port Warrender Road north of Mitchell Plateau Airstrip
              • Surveyors Pool

              The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

              Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
              • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
              • 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 Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK 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: 03:43 PM
              Date of issue: 09 September 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling on Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in the Shire of Halls Creek.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 5 kilometres north of Halls Creek.

              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 westerly 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 HALLS CREEK.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are on the scene.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 9 September 2018.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road 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 under Extra Information


                Time of issue: 03:35 PM
                Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

                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 westerly 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 15,000 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • 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 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 03:26 PM
                  Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                  • 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:

                    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a westerly direction.
                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 10,000 hectares burnt.
                    • Town of Port Hedland 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 Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 03:21 PM
                    Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR 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.
                    • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
                    • The fire is burning on both sides of the 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 unpredictable.
                      • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                      • 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 Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 03:18 PM
                      Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE 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.
                      • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

                      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 fire is stationary but remains unpredictable.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                      • 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.
                      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

                      N/A This is a new alert


                      Time of issue: 11:40 AM
                      Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people people travelling on Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Elvire River Bridge in the Shire of Halls Creek.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 5 kilometres north of Halls Creek.

                      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 westerly 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 HALLS CREEK.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are on the scene.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 9 September 2018.
                        • DFES is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                        Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


                        Time of issue: 11:09 AM
                        Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE 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.
                        • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

                        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 fire is stationary but remains unpredictable.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                        • 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.
                        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 11:02 AM
                        Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                        • 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:

                          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a westerly direction.
                          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 10,000 hectares burnt.
                          • Town of Port Hedland 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 Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                          There is no change to the previous alert


                          Time of issue: 11:00 AM
                          Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR 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.
                          • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
                          • The fire is burning on both sides of the 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 unpredictable.
                            • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                            Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                            • 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 Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                            There is no change to the previous alert


                            Time of issue: 10:57 AM
                            Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                            Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

                            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                            • The fire started near Port Warrender Road 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.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                              • Port Warrender Road north of Mitchell Plateau Airstrip
                              • Surveyors Pool

                              The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

                              Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
                              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
                              • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
                              • 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 between Warmun and Lissadell Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                              N/A This is a new alert


                              Time of issue: 10:54 AM
                              Date of issue: 09 September 2018


                              Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Warmun and Lissadell Road in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

                              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                              • The fire is burning in bushland approximately 18 kilometres east of Warmun.

                              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 westerly 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 08:21 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 14,000 hectares burnt.
                                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                • 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 Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                                There is no change to the previous alert


                                Time of issue: 03:52 PM
                                Date of issue: 08 September 2018


                                Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                                ALERT LEVEL:

                                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR 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.
                                • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
                                • The fire is burning on both sides of the 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 unpredictable.
                                  • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


                                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                  • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                                  • 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 Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                                  There is no change to the previous alert


                                  Time of issue: 03:48 PM
                                  Date of issue: 08 September 2018


                                  Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                                  ALERT LEVEL:

                                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE 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.
                                  • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

                                  WHAT TO DO:

                                  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                                  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                                  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
                                  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
                                  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

                                  If driving

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

                                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                  • It is unpredictable.
                                  • The fire is travelling in a north westerly direction.


                                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                  • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                                  • 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.
                                  The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                                  END 

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