EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Structure Fire All Clear for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH Content:

Please note this alert is now an All Clear

Time of issue:  06:05 PM
Date of issue:  08 June 2019

Structure Fire All Clear for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH

ALERT LEVEL
A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in or near around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH

People in the vicinity of Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth will no longer be impacted by smoke.

DETAILS:

 

What firefighters are doing:

  • Firefighters are on scene.

Extra Information:

  • The incident was reported at 3:07pm today.
  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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 provided.

END  

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

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 04:20 PM
Date of issue: 08 June 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of DERBY HWY and WORSLEY RD in DERBY.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south easterly direction.

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

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

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

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

Please note there are no changes to the previous alert


Time of issue: 04:18 PM
Date of issue: 08 June 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the MITCHELL FALLS in MITCHELL PLATEAU.
WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 04:15 PM
    Date of issue: 08 June 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

    ALERT LEVEL:

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

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained within firebreaks.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
      • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • Pastoralists is managing the fire.

      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Structure Fire Advice for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in Perth Metropolitan

      Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire Advice for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH Content:

      Time of issue:  04:09 PM
      Date of issue:  08 June 2019

      Structure Fire Advice for around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH

      ALERT LEVEL
      A Structure Fire Advice is current for people in or near around Mill Point Road near the intersection of Scott Street in South Perth in the CITY OF SOUTH PERTH

      There is a building on fire on Melville Parade near the intersection of Scott Street, in South Perth in the City of South Perth.

      There is a lot of smoke in the area.

      There is no direct threat to lives or homes in the area.

      WHAT TO DO:  

      Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

      • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke 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

      DETAILS:

      ROAD CLOSURES

      Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.
      There may be some roads closed.
      Road information may also be avaliable by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or City of South Perth.

      What firefighters are doing:

      • Firefighters are on 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.

      The next update will be issued when the situation changes

      END  

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

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

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

      Please note this is a new alert


      Time of issue: 11:25 AM
      Date of issue: 08 June 2019


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

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Kandiaal Community in MITCHELL PLATEAU in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire started near the MITCHELL FALLS in MITCHELL PLATEAU.
      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:46 AM
        Date of issue: 08 June 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

        ALERT LEVEL:

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

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained within firebreaks.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
          • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is accidental.
          • Pastoralists is managing the fire.

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 10:43 AM
          Date of issue: 08 June 2019


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of DERBY HWY and WORSLEY RD in DERBY.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south easterly direction.

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire All Clear for parts of BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

          Please note this Alert has been downgraded to an All Clear


          Time of issue: 10:38 AM
          Date of issue: 08 June 2019


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by St Albans Road, Bertenshaw Road, Serpentine Road, Folly Road and Baldivis Road in BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

          • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads are no longer 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 ROCKINGHAM.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • firefighters are attending.
          • Firefighters have worked hard to save a number of homes in the area.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:29 AM on 6 June 2019.
          • Currently there has been 113 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is undetermined.
          • 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 BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 04:29 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for BALDIVIS in CITY OF ROCKINGHAM

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by St Albans Road, Bertenshaw Road, Serpentine Road, Folly Road and Baldivis Road in BALDIVIS in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM.

          • 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 KWINANA FWY and SAFETY BAY RD in BALDIVIS.
          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:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads are no longer 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 ROCKINGHAM.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
          • 6 Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.
          • Firefighters have worked hard to save a number of homes in the area.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:29 AM on 6 June 2019.
          • Currently there has been 113 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Hazmat Controlled Contained for KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT is now controlled and contained

          Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT is now controlled and 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, What to Do and Road Closures and Conditions sections


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

          Time of issue: 04:04 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019

          Structure Fire in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT is now controlled and contained.

          The Structure Fire in KEWDALE on the corner of Norlin Street and Glassford Road in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT is now contained and under control

          WHAT TO DO:

          • People in the area bounded by Glassword Road, Norlin Sireet, Miles Road and Hazelhurst Street will no longer be impacted by smoke/fumes.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Local roads have been reopened, including Glassford Road, Norlin Street and Hazelhurst Road.


          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 

          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Six career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
          • Firefighters are on the scene and mopping up into the evening.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The incident was reported at 06/06/2019 11:19:00.
          • The cause of the incident is accidental


          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: Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Great Southern Content:

          Please note the severe weather warning has been cancelled

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


          Time of issue: 03:38 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019

          Cancellation of severe weather warning for parts of the Great Southern

          As at 07/06/2019 14:59:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe weather warning for the South Coastal and South East Coastal districts has been cancelled.

          Severe weather is no longer occurring in WA.

          WHAT TO DO:

          Now the severe weather has passed, DFES advises you to:

          • Keep away from flooded drains, rivers,streams and waterways.
          • Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
          • Keep clear of fallen powerlines, they are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
          • Assess your home, car and property for damage.
          • Check to see if your neighbour needs help.
          • If damage has occurred, take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
          • If your home has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.


          WEATHER DETAILS:

          At 07/06/2019 14:59:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe weather is no longer occurring in WA. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Some roads may be closed

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

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


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          • DFES is monitoring the situation.
          • Emergency services have answered more than 75 calls for help since yesterday.
          • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


          IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire All Clear for people in the vicinity of Jarrahwood townsite and south of Jarrahwood townsite in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Jarrahwood townsite and south of Jarrahwood townsite in the CITY OF BUSSELTON Content:

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


          Time of issue: 03:34 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Jarrahwood townsite and south of Jarrahwood townsite in the CITY OF BUSSELTON

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Jarrahwood townsite and south of Jarrahwood townsite in the CITY OF BUSSELTON.

          • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
          • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
          • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

          WHAT TO DO:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          The following roads have reopened:

          • Cundinup West Road between White Road and Vasse Highway
          • Vasse Highway between Sues Road and Cundinup South Road
          • Mowen Road between Sues Road and Jalbarragup Road

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

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

          RECREATION SITES:

          The Munda Biddi Trail remains closed between Nannup townsite and the intersection of Claymore and Lidel Roads.

           


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 07:35 AM on 6 June 2019.
          • Currently there has been 3400 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is an escape from pine harvest debris burns. The most recent ignition was 21 May 2019.
          • 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.


          END

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

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:16 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of DERBY HWY and WORSLEY RD in DERBY.
          WHAT TO DO:
          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south easterly direction.

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:12 PM
          Date of issue: 07 June 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for Broome Road in ROEBUCK in SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of BROOME ROAD and KANAGAE DRIVE in ROEBUCK.
          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is contained within firebreaks.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 02:59 PM on 28 May 2019.
            • Currently there has been 2800 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is accidental.
            • Pastoralists is managing the fire.

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Bushfire All Clear for people in the vicinity of Sues Bridge and Baudin Plantation in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Sues Bridge and Baudin Plantation in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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


            Time of issue: 01:57 PM
            Date of issue: 07 June 2019


            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in the vicinity of Sues Bridge and Baudin Plantation in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            ALERT LEVEL:

            An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Sues Bridge and Baudin Plantation in SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.

            • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
            • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day.
            • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

            WHAT TO DO:

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            The following roads have reopened:

            • Cundinup West Road between White Road and Vasse Highway
            • Vasse Highway between Sues Road and Cundinup South Road
            • Mowen Road between Sues Road and Jalbarragup Road Cundinup

            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.


            DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
            Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 04:06 AM on 6 June 2019.
            • Currently there has been 117 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is an escape from pine harvest debris burns.
            • 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.


            END

            Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern Content:

            Please note changes under Locations Affected and Weather Details

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


            Time of issue: 11:57 AM
            Date of issue: 07 June 2019


            Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern

            If you live in parts of South Coastal and South East Coastal districts. you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

            Locations which may be affected include Bremer Bay, Hopetoun, Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe.

            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 07/06/2019 10:34:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a vigorous cold front lies over the South West Land Division extending from Geraldton to Bremer Bay and is moving eastwards. Strong northerly winds are expected ahead of the front, easing this afternoon. Northerly winds ahead of the approaching cold front are currently reaching 50 to 60 kilometres per hour with DAMAGING GUSTS to 100 kilometres per hour at times about the South Coastal and South East Coastal districts between Albany and Esperance. Winds are expected to ease during the day. Heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the front today. West River has recorded mean winds to 59 kilometres per hour with gusts to 109 kilometres per hour at 4:46am. Gnowangerup has recorded mean winds to 60 kilometres per hour with gusts to 89 kilometres per hour at 5:40am. Severe weather is no longer occurring in the South West and Great Southern districts. This front is the first in a series of significant fronts expected to affect the southwest of the State over the weekend and into early next week. The winds ahead of this front are windier than a typical front.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Some roads may be closed

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

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


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.
            • Emergency services have answered more than 73 calls for help since yesterday.
            • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Hazmat General Warning for KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT

            Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT 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 that this alert remains in place. Smoke is still affecting the area but has been reduced by rainfall.


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

            Time of issue: 11:08 AM
            Date of issue: 07 June 2019

            Structure Fire in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT.

            There is a factory fire on the corner of Norlin Street and Glassford Road in KEWDALE in the CITY OF BELMONT

            A structure fire in a factory is resulting in potentially dangerous smoke which is travelling in a south easterly direction.

            People in an area bounded by Glassford Road, Norlin Street, Miles Road and Hazelhurst Street may be impacted by smoke or 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:

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

            • Glassford Road
            • Norlin Street
            • Hazelhurst Road

            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 

            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • 30 career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
            • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire.
            • ChemCentre and the Department of Water and Environmental and Regulation Pollution Response Unit are providing technical support to DFES.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The incident was reported at 06/06/2019 11:19:00.
            • The cause of the incident is accidental


            KEEP UP TO DATE:
            Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins. 
            Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


            END

            Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern

            Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern Content:

            Please note changes under Locations Affected and Weather Details

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


            Time of issue: 11:02 AM
            Date of issue: 07 June 2019


            Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern

            If you live in parts of South Coastal and South East Coastal districts. you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

            Locations which may be affected include Bremer Bay, Hopetoun, Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe.

            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 07/06/2019 10:34:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised a vigorous cold front lies over the South West Land Division extending from Geraldton to Bremer Bay and is moving eastwards. Strong northerly winds are expected ahead of the front, easing this afternoon. Northerly winds ahead of the approaching cold front are currently reaching 50 to 60 kilometres per hour with DAMAGING GUSTS to 100 kilometres per hour at times about the South Coastal and South East Coastal districts between Albany and Esperance. Winds are expected to ease during the day. Heavy rainfall is expected with the passage of the front today. West River has recorded mean winds to 59 kilometres per hour with gusts to 109 kilometres per hour at 4:46am. Gnowangerup has recorded mean winds to 60 kilometres per hour with gusts to 89 kilometres per hour at 5:40am. Severe weather is no longer occurring in the South West and Great Southern districts. This front is the first in a series of significant fronts expected to affect the southwest of the State over the weekend and into early next week. The winds ahead of this front are windier than a typical front.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Some roads may be closed

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

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


            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • DFES is monitoring the situation.
            • Emergency services have answered more than 73 calls for help since yesterday.
            • State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers respond on a priority basis and people are asked to remain patient.


            IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Bushfire All Clear for Vasse Plantation, 22km south-west of Busselton in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Vasse Plantation, 22km south-west of Busselton in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER Content:

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

            Please note this bushfire is now an ALL CLEAR


            Time of issue: 11:01 AM
            Date of issue: 07 June 2019


            Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Vasse Plantation, 22km south-west of Busselton in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER

            ALERT LEVEL:

            An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Vasse Plantation, 22km south-west of Busselton in the SHIRE OF AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.

            • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
            • Firefighters will be monitoring 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:

            Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
            The following roads are closed:

            • Cundinup West Road between White Road and Vasse Highway
            • Vasse Highway between Sues Road and Cundinup South Road
            • Mowen Road between Sues Road and Jalbarragup

            The following roads have been reopened:

            • Cundinup South Road 
            • Sues Road 
            • Vasse Highway has been reopened to local traffic between Sues Road and Ludlow-Hithergreen Road
            • Mowen road between Jalbarragup Road and Vasse Highway

            The Munda Biddi Trail is closed between Nannup townsite and the intersection of Claymore and Lidel Road.

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

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

            Traffic management, including speed reductions, may be in place where Emergency Responders are working.

            RECREATION SITE CLOSURES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

            Sues Bridge Camping area has been reopened and was not damaged in the fire.

            The evacuation centre at Geographe Leisure Centre is now closed.

            Anyone requiring any information about welfare assistance (including accommodation) contact the Department of Communities Disaster Hotline- 1800 032 965.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up and will monitor the area for the rest of the day.

            DRONES AND AERIAL SUPPORT:
            Never fly a drone, model aircraft or multirotor near bushfires. Doing so poses a major safety risk to firefighting personnel in the air and on the ground, and forces aircraft to be grounded or redirected, hindering firefighting efforts.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 08:56 AM on 6 June 2019.
            • Currently there has been 71 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is an escape from pine harvest debris burns. The most recent ignition was 22 May 2019..
            • 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.


            END

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