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Bushfire Advice for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:54am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Woodstock Aboriginal Community 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 Alert Level and Bushfire Behaviour.


Time of issue: 10:54 AM
Date of issue: 05 December 2017


Bushfire ADVICE for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people living in or in the vicinity of Woodstock Aboriginal Community including the Abydos area, approximately 145 kilometres south of 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 north of Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

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.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north north 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.
    • Emergency services officers from the local mine site are in attendance. 


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:02 PM on 4 December 2017 and currently there has been 5500 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • The 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

    Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:31am
    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

    Please note there are three fires in this alert. Please note change under What Firefighters Are Doing


    Time of issue: 10:31 AM 
    Date of issue: 05 December 2017


    Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

    ALERT LEVEL: 

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

    • 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.
    • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

    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 fires are not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

      • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
      • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


      Bushfire Advice for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      Mon, 04/12/2017 - 6:01pm
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Woodstock Aboriginal Community 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 Alert Level and Bushfire Behaviour.


      Time of issue: 06:01 PM
      Date of issue: 04 December 2017


      Bushfire ADVICE for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people living in or in the vicinity of Woodstock Aboriginal Community, approximately 145 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

      • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded.
      • 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 north of Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      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.

        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 on the scene actively fighting the fire and building containment lines..
        • Firefighters from the Town of Port Hedland and Hedland Bush Fire Brigade, and emergency services officers from the local mine site are in attendance. 


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 03:02 PM on 4 December 2017.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • The 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.
        More information will be released when known unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Watch and Act for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        Mon, 04/12/2017 - 4:27pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Woodstock Aboriginal Community 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 Alert Level


        Time of issue: 04:27 PM
        Date of issue: 04 December 2017


        Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Woodstock Aboriginal Community in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people living in or in the vicinity of Woodstock Aboriginal Community, approximately 145 kilometres south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

        • The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as the fire is approaching the community.
        • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
        • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
        • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
        • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
        • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving quickly 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 on the scene.
        • Firefighters from the Town of Port Hedland and Hedland Bush Fire Brigade are on their way. Emergency services officers from the local mine site are also in attendance. 


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The 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.
        Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

        Mon, 04/12/2017 - 3:41pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON 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: 03:41 PM
        Date of issue: 04 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

        • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell 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.


          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:

          • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

          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 Laverton.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
          • 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

          Mon, 04/12/2017 - 3:10pm
          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

          Please note there are three fires in this alert. There is no change to the previous alert.


          Time of issue: 03:10 PM 
          Date of issue: 04 December 2017


          Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

          ALERT LEVEL: 

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

          • 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.
          • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

          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 fires are not contained.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

            • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
            • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


            Bushfire Advice for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

            Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:20am
            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for NEALE in SHIRE OF LAVERTON 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: 10:20 AM
            Date of issue: 04 December 2017


            Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

            • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell 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.


              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:

              • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

              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 Laverton.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
              • 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 

              Bushfire Advice for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

              Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:08am
              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

              Please note there are three fires in this alert. There is no change to the previous alert.


              Time of issue: 10:08 AM 
              Date of issue: 04 December 2017


              Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

              ALERT LEVEL: 

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

              • 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.
              • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

              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 fires are not contained.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

                • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
                • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                Bushfire All Clear for southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL

                Mon, 04/12/2017 - 9:51am
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL Content:

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


                Time of issue: 09:51 AM
                Date of issue: 04 December 2017


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Tuart Drive, Bussell Highway, and Hutton Road in CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL.

                • The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished.
                • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day
                • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

                WHAT TO DO:

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

                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 CAPEL.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • The Shire of Capel is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire All Clear for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

                Mon, 04/12/2017 - 9:41am
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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


                Time of issue: 09:41 AM 
                Date of issue: 04 December 2017


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

                ALERT LEVEL: 

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people 15km east of Mundaring in the vicinity of Wellbucket State Forest.

                • The bushfire has been extinguished.
                • Firefighters will continue to monitor the area
                • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

                WHAT TO DO: 

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 09:00 AM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 11 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                No further updates will be issued.


                END 

                Bushfire All Clear for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY

                Mon, 04/12/2017 - 8:11am
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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

                Please note changes to Alert Level and What firefighters are doing


                Time of issue: 08:11 AM
                Date of issue: 04 December 2017


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people between GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY.

                • The bushfire that was burning between Glen Iris and Picton East 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 by contacting the City of Bunbury.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 22 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.
                No further updates will be issued.


                END 

                Bushfire All Clear for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                Mon, 04/12/2017 - 7:58am
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

                Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


                Time of issue: 07:58 AM
                Date of issue: 04 December 2017


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Bakewell Drive, near Stable Swamp, in PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

                • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

                WHAT TO DO:

                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                • The fire has been extinguished


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                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 City of Rockingham.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are no longer required at this incident.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 11:36 AM on 3 December 2017 and currently there has been two hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
                • 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
                No further updates will be issued.


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                Sun, 03/12/2017 - 5:00pm
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM 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, What Firefighters Are Doing and Extra Information


                Time of issue: 05:00 PM
                Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                Bushfire ADVICE for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Bakewell Drive, near Stable Swamp, in PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

                • 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 Bakewell Drive and Warnbro Sound Avenue in PORT KENNEDY.

                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 has been extinguished however firefighters are patrolling the area for potential flare ups.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Bakewell Drive has reopened.

                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 City of Rockingham.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 11:36 AM on 3 December 2017 and currently there has been two 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
                The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:55pm
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                Please note there are three fires in this alert. There is no change to the previous alert.


                Time of issue: 03:55 PM 
                Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                ALERT LEVEL: 

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

                • 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.
                • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

                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 fires are not contained.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

                  • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
                  • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


                  Bushfire Advice for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

                  Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:53pm
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 03:53 PM 
                  Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                  Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

                  ALERT LEVEL: 

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 15km east of Mundaring in the vicinity of Wellbucket State Forest.

                  • 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 RIDLEY RD and YETAR RD.

                  WHAT TO DO: 

                    If driving

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is contained.


                    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 MUNDARING.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 09:00 AM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 11 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • 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 11am today unless the situation changes.


                    Bushfire Advice for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY

                    Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:38pm
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY 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: 03:38 PM
                    Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                    Bushfire ADVICE for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY.

                    • 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 Sutherland Way and Giorgi Road in PICTON EAST.

                    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 has been extinguished, however there is still a lot of smoke visible in the area. 
                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area for potential flare ups. 


                    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 City of Bunbury.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 22 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 All Clear for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

                    Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:24pm
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES Content:

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

                    Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


                    Time of issue: 03:24 PM
                    Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in and around Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.

                    • The bushfire that was burning 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 by contacting the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
                    • 12 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
                    • The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes are also in attendance.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 12:30 PM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been nine hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is accidental.
                    • The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes 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 Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                    Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:13pm
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON 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: 03:13 PM
                    Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                    • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell 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.


                      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:

                      • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

                      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 Laverton.


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
                      • 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 southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL

                      Sun, 03/12/2017 - 2:56pm
                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL Content:

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


                      Time of issue: 02:56 PM
                      Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                      Bushfire ADVICE for southern parts of CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Tuart Drive, Bussell Highway, and Hutton Road in CAPEL in the SHIRE OF CAPEL.

                      • 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 Bussell Highway and Tuart Drive in Capel.

                      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.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

                        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 CAPEL.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines.
                        • Approximately 15 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
                        • Aerial support has assisted ground crews and has been released.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The Shire of Capel 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 eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                        Sun, 03/12/2017 - 2:10pm
                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

                        Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing


                        Time of issue: 02:10 PM
                        Date of issue: 03 December 2017


                        Bushfire ADVICE for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Bakewell Drive, near Stable Swamp, in PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

                        • 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 Bakewell Drive and Warnbro Sound Avenue in PORT KENNEDY.
                        • The fire is burning on the eastern side of Bakewell Drive.

                        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 contained and under control.


                        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:

                        • Bakewell Drive

                        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 City of Rockingham.


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are on the scene, strengthening containment lines.
                        • Approximately 40 career, volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 11:36 AM on 3 December 2017.
                        • 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
                        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                        END 

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