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Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands Content:

Please note changes under Weather Details

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


Time of issue: 12:55 PM
Date of issue: 11 November 2018


Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

If you live in the Goldfields and parts of the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Eucla, North Interior and South Interior districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Newman, Eyre, Laverton, Leinster, Leonora, Menzies, Parnngurr, Rawlinna, Telfer, Three Rivers and Wiluna.

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

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

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

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

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


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 11/11/2018 12:27:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised at midday satellite imagery showed thunderstorms mostly occurring in the warning area west of a line from Three Rivers to Laverton to Kalgoorlie. It is possible that some of the thunderstorms already occurring may be severe. Severe thunderstorms may develop in the remainder of the warning area during the the next fewhours. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones. Storms could cause damage to homes and property.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for Lake Argyle Road in the north eastern part of LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Argyle Road in the north eastern part of LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 12:11 PM
Date of issue: 11 November 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Lake Argyle Road in the north eastern part of LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Lake Argyle Road, approximately 5 to 10 kilometres from the intersection of Victoria Highway in the north eastern part of LAKE ARGYLE in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • 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 LAKE ARGYLE RD and VICTORIA HWY in LAKE ARGYLE.

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 southerly direction.
    • It is 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 and actively fighting the fire.
    • Lake Argyle Bush Fire Brigade firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 11 November 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 the intersection of Caves Road and Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the intersection of Caves Road and Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER 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: 10:38 AM
    Date of issue: 11 November 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for the intersection of Caves Road and Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the intersection of Caves Road and Sebbes Road in Boranup/ Forest Grove in Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.

    • 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 Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

    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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is stationary.
    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

    Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
    • Currently there has been 15 hectares burnt.
    • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River 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 the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, Road Closures and Conditions and What Firefighters are Doing sections


    Time of issue: 10:29 AM
    Date of issue: 11 November 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road between Lamboo Station and Halls Creek in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

    • 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 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.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly 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 HALLS CREEK.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
      • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.
      • Firefighters are being supported by Halls Creek Rangers.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 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 Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, What Firefighters are doing and Road Closures and Conditions


      Time of issue: 10:27 AM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST 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 on Liveringa Station.
      • The fire is burning on both sides of Camballin Road.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a southerly direction.


      The fire is burning on both sides of Camballin Road.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Motorists should exercise caution on Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway between Camballin Road and the Blina Station turnoff.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on scene working with Liveringa Station Pastrolists.
      • Local pastoralists are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:34 PM on 9 November 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 Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, What Firefighters are Doing, Road Closures and Conditions sections


      Time of issue: 10:24 AM
      Date of issue: 11 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station, between the Kimberley Downs turn off and the Lennard River, in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the intersection of GIBB RIVER ROAD and KIMBERLEY DOWNS ROAD in MOUNT HARDMAN.
      • The fire is burning south of Gibb River 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:

        • The bushfire is stationary.


        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 DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are working with Pastoralists from Napier Downs and Kimberley Downs to monitor the area.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 10 November 2018.
        • 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 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

        Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands Content:

        This is a new alert

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


        Time of issue: 10:17 AM
        Date of issue: 11 November 2018


        Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

        If you live in the Goldfields and parts of the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Eucla, North Interior and South Interior districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

        Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Newman, Eyre, Laverton, Leinster, Leonora, Menzies, Parnngurr, Rawlinna, Telfer, Three Rivers and Wiluna.

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

        WHAT TO DO:

        DFES advises you to:

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

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

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


        WEATHER DETAILS:

        At 11/11/2018 09:43:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised satellite imagery showed thunderstorms occurring in the warning area north of Mount Magnet to Leonora to Laverton. It is possible that some of the thunderstorms already occurring may be severe. Severe thunderstorms may develop in the remainder of the warning area during the the next few hours. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones. Storms could cause damage to homes and property.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

        Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire.


        WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

        • DFES is monitoring the situation.


        IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

        • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
        • In a life threatening situation call 000

        After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

        Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, Road Closures and Conditions and What Firefighters are Doing sections


        Time of issue: 10:01 AM
        Date of issue: 11 November 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road between Lamboo Station and Halls Creek in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

        • 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 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.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving slowly 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 HALLS CREEK.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
          • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.
          • Firefighters are being supported by Halls Creek Rangers.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 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 Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek Content:

          The following alert has been issued by the Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.


          Time of issue: 09:18 AM 
          Date of issue: 11 November 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek

          ALERT LEVEL: 

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Purnululu National Park in the Shire of Halls Creek.

          • 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 in Purnululu National Park

          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:

            • Entrance road to Purnululu National Park 

            Day use areas and recreational sites in the park are 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, conducting backburning.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 10:58 AM on 6 November 2018.
            • The cause of the fire is lightening.
            • 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. 
            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            After Storm: Cancellation for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands Content:

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


            Time of issue: 05:32 AM
            Date of issue: 11 November 2018

            Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

            As at 11/11/2018 14:07:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the thunderstorms warning for parts of Gascoyne, Goldfields and Central Wheat Belt districts has been cancelled.

            Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.

            To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


            WEATHER DETAILS:

            At 11/11/2018 14:07:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised the immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000

            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            After Storm: Cancellation for Great Southern

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands Content:

            Please note changes to areas affected and Weather Details

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


            Time of issue: 11:58 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands

            If you live in parts of Gascoyne, Goldfields and Central Wheat Belt districts you should take action and stay safe with thunderstorms to come.

            Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Cue, Koolyanobbing, Paynes Find, Sandstone and surrounding areas.

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

            WHAT TO DO:

            DFES advises you to:

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

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

            Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Great Southern

            As at 10/11/2018 23:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the thunderstorms warning for the Central West, Great Southern and South East Coastal districts has been cancelled.

            Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in this area.

            To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


            WEATHER DETAILS:

            At 10/11/2018 23:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised at 11:15pm satellite and radar imagery showed a number of severe thunderstorms extending from Meekatharra to Bonnie Rock, moving towards the southeast. Severe thunderstorms may occur in remaining parts of the warning area and are expected to persist into early Sunday morning. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Kulin recorded 20.2 millimetres of rain between 1:30pm and 2:00pm Australian Western Standard Time. Popanyinning recorded 20.4 millimetres of rain between 6:40pm and 7:30pm Australian Western Standard Time.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000

            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Storm - Take Action Now for Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Great Southern

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Great Southern Content:

            Please note changes to areas affected and Weather Details

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


            Time of issue: 09:11 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Great Southern

            If you live in the Central West, Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt and parts of Gascoyne, Goldfields and South East Coastal districts you should take action and stay safe with thunderstorms to come.

            Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Merredin, Mount Magnet, Southern Cross, Wongan Hills, Yalgoo and surrounding areas.

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

            WHAT TO DO:

            DFES advises you to:

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

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


            WEATHER DETAILS:

            At 10/11/2018 20:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised at 8:15pm satellite and radar imagery showed a number of severe thunderstorms extending from Mount Magnet to Dalwallinu to Ravensthorpe, moving towards the southeast. Severe thunderstorms may occur in remaining parts of the warning area and are expected to persist late into Saturday evening. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Kulin recorded 20.2 millimetres of rain between 1:30pm and 2:00pm Australian Western Standard Time. Popanyinning recorded 20.4 millimetres of rain between 6:40pm and 7:30pm Australian Western Standard Time.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000

            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Bushfire All Clear for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO Content:

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

            Please note change to Alert Level


            Time of issue: 07:15 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

            ALERT LEVEL:

            An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Dayrell Road, Wattle Avenue West, Gibbs Road and Wanneroo Road in NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO.

            • The bushfire that was burning near Dayrell Road in NOWERGUP has been extinguished.
            • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

            WHAT TO DO:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

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

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR CITY OF WANNEROO.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 10 November 2018.
            • Currently there has been 1 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • City of Wanneroo 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

            Hazmat Controlled Contained for FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA controlled-contained

            Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA controlled-contained. Content:

            This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


            Please note changes to Alert Level and What Firefigthers Are Doing sections


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

            Time of issue: 06:17 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018

            Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA controlled-contained.

            The Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD has now been made safe.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • People in the surrounding area will no longer be impacted by smoke/fumes.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.


            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are no longer required at this incident.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The incident was reported at 10/11/2018 13:33:00.


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


            END

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

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern Content:

            Please note changes to areas affected

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


            Time of issue: 06:02 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern

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

            Locations which may be affected include Merredin, Moora, Mount Magnet, Narrogin, Norseman, Northam and surrounding areas.

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

            WHAT TO DO:

            DFES advises you to:

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

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


            WEATHER DETAILS:

            At 10/11/2018 17:22:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised current satellite and radar imagery show thunderstorms occurring through the much of the warning area and are expected to remain severe through to late Saturday evening. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000

            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Hazmat General Warning for FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

            Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA. Content:

            This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


            Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


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

            Time of issue: 04:31 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018

            Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA.

            There is a Rubbish Fire on DUNDAS Road near the intersection of Carolyn Way in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

            There is a rubbish fire burning in a scrap yard. Smoke is being blown in an easterly direction.

            People in the sorrounding area may be impacted by smoke/fumes.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
            • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
            • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.


            Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • 30 career Fire and Rescue Service, volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
            • Firefighters are using excavators to break up rubbish pile, allowing them to extinguish 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. 
            Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


            END

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

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern Content:

            There is no change to the previous alert

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


            Time of issue: 03:52 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Take action with thunderstorms coming in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, Perth Metropolitan, Great Southern

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

            Locations which may be affected include Meekatharra, Merredin, Moora, Mount Magnet, Narrogin, Norseman, Northam, Southern Cross, Three Rivers, Wagin, Wongan Hills, Yalgoo and surrounding areas.

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

            WHAT TO DO:

            DFES advises you to:

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

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


            WEATHER DETAILS:

            At 10/11/2018 15:39:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised current satellite and radar imagery show thunderstorms occurring through the much of the warning area and are expected to remain severe through to later Saturday evening.Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

            Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

            • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
            • In a life threatening situation call 000

            After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Bushfire Advice for Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


            Time of issue: 03:23 PM
            Date of issue: 10 November 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Gibb River Road on Kimberley Downs Station, between the Kimberley Downs turn off and the Lennard River, in Mount Hardman in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

            • 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 GIBB RIVER ROAD and KIMBERLEY DOWNS ROAD in MOUNT HARDMAN.
            • The fire is burning south of Gibb River 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.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Some roads may be closed.

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

              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the area. Pastoralists are on the scene.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 10 November 2018.
              • 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

              Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


              Time of issue: 03:21 PM
              Date of issue: 10 November 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST 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 on Liveringa Station.

              WHAT TO DO:

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

              If driving

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • The bushfire is moving in a westerly direction.


              The fire is burning on both sides of Camballin Road.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Some roads may be closed.

              Motorists should exercise caution on Camballin Road and Great Northern Highway between Camballin Road and the Belina turnoff

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
              • Local pastoralists are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:34 PM on 9 November 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

              Hazmat General Warning for FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

              Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA. Content:

              This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


              N/A This is a new alert


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

              Time of issue: 03:03 PM
              Date of issue: 10 November 2018

              Rubbish Fire in FORRESTFIELD in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA.

              There is a Rubbish Fire on DUNDAS RD near the intersection of Carolyn Way in the SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

              There is a rubbish fire burning in a scrap yard. Smoke is being blown in a south easterly direction.

              People in the sorrounding area may be impacted by smoke/fumes.

              WHAT TO DO:

              • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
              • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
              • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.


              Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

              Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF KALAMUNDA

              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene.


              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. 
              Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


              END

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