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

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

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


Time of issue: 02:47 PM 
Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

ALERT LEVEL: 

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

  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started in Purnululu National Park

WHAT TO DO: 

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

    • Entrance road to Purnululu National Park 

    Day use areas and recreational sites in the parrk are closed

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, conducting backburning.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 10:58 AM on 6 November 2018.
    • The cause of the fire is Lightening.
    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


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

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

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

    Please note changes under What Firefighters are doing section


    Time of issue: 02:43 PM
    Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

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

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire started near Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
    • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
    • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
    • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
    If driving
    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
    • Currently there has been 50 hectares burnt.
    • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

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

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

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

    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


    Time of issue: 02:39 PM
    Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

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

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

      • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


      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 by contacting the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
      • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


      Time of issue: 02:34 PM
      Date of issue: 10 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is stationary.


      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 by contacting the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:34 PM on 9 November 2018.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

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

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

      Please note changes under Bushfire Behavior and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


      Time of issue: 01:43 PM
      Date of issue: 10 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Dayrell Road, Wattle Avenue West, Gibbs Road and Wanneroo Road in NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO.

      • 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 Dayrell Road in NOWERGUP.

      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:
      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 CITY OF WANNEROO.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 10 November 2018.
      • City of Wanneroo is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

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

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

      Please note changes under BoM weather situation section

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


      Time of issue: 12:42 PM
      Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

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

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

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

      WHAT TO DO:

      DFES advises you to:

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

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


      WEATHER DETAILS:

      At 10/11/2018 12:32:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised current satellite and radar imagery show thunderstorms occurring through the much of the warning area and are expected to remain severe through to later Saturday evening.Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

      • DFES is monitoring the situation.


      IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

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

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

      N/A This is a new alert


      Time of issue: 12:20 PM
      Date of issue: 10 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for south western part of NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Dayrell Road, Wattle Avenue West, Gibbs Road and Wanneroo Road in NOWERGUP in CITY OF WANNEROO.

      • 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 Dayrell Road in NOWERGUP.

      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 but not controlled.


      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 CITY OF WANNEROO.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 10:35 AM on 10 November 2018.
      • City of Wanneroo is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

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

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

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:09 AM
      Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

      ALERT LEVEL:

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

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

      WHAT TO DO:

        If driving

        • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
        Some roads may be closed.

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

        Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
        • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

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

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

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


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


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

        ALERT LEVEL:

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

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

          Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
          • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN 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: 09:58 AM
          Date of issue: 10 November 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a westerly direction.


          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 by contacting the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:34 PM on 9 November 2018.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 09:51 AM
          Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is stationary.
          • It is contained but not controlled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire and burning out pockets.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
          • Currently there has been 50 hectares burnt.
          • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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


          Time of issue: 09:43 AM
          Date of issue: 10 November 2018


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

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

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

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

          WHAT TO DO:

          DFES advises you to:

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

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


          WEATHER DETAILS:

          At 10/11/2018 09:25:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised current satellite and radar imagery show thunderstorms occurring through the much of the warning area. Thunderstorms are expected to extend throughout the area during the day and continue through to late evening.Severe thunderstorms are possible and are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area today.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

          • DFES is monitoring the situation.


          IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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

          Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


          Time of issue: 06:20 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2018


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near Sebbes Road in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is stationary.
          • It is mostly contained but not controlled.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire and burning out pockets.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
          • Currently there has been 50 hectares burnt.
          • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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

          Please note changes under the Extra Information section


          Time of issue: 04:25 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2018


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near SEBBES RD in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
          • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
          • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
          • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
          If driving
          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          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 AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
          • Shire of Augusta-Margaret River is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Bushfire Advice for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

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

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

          This is a new alert


          Time of issue: 04:10 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Camballin Road in CAMBALLIN in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

          WHAT TO DO:

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

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a westerly direction.


          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 by contacting the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:34 PM on 9 November 2018.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

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

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

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:51 PM
          Date of issue: 09 November 2018


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

          ALERT LEVEL:

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

            • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
            Some roads may be closed.

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

            Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
            • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

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

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

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


            Time of issue: 02:13 PM
            Date of issue: 09 November 2018


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

            ALERT LEVEL:

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

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started near SEBBES RD in BORANUP/FOREST GROVE.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
            • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
            • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
            • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
            • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
            If driving
            • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


            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 AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 01:01 PM on 9 November 2018.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

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

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

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

            Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing section


            Time of issue: 11:02 AM
            Date of issue: 09 November 2018


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

            ALERT LEVEL:

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

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

              • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
              Some roads may be closed.

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

              Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
              • Halls Creek Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire All Clear for the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN Content:

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


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


              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN

              ALERT LEVEL:

              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near Merrit Loop in JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN.

              • The bushfire that was burning near the intersection of Acourt Road and Candeloro Road in JANDAKOT has been extinguished.
              • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

              WHAT TO DO:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:37 AM on 9 November 2018.
              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire All Clear for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


              Time of issue: 10:02 AM 
              Date of issue: 09 November 2018


              Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

              ALERT LEVEL: 

              An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road and Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY..

              • The bushfire that was burning in Windjana Gorge National Park has been contained and is under control.
              • 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.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • It is contained and under control.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

              The following roads and recreational sites have been reopened:

              • Faifield-Leopold Downs Road between Gibbs River Road and the Great Northern Highway
              • Windjana Gorge Campground

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the area.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 08:03 AM on 8 November 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 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. 
              No further updates will be issued.


              No further updates will be issued.


              END 

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