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

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 12:57pm
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern parts of PORT KENNEDY in the CITY OF ROCKINGHAM Content:

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

Please note changes throughout


Time of issue: 12:57 PM
Date of issue: 03 December 2017


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of Bakewell Drive and Warnbro Sound Avenue in PORT KENNEDY.
  • The fire is burning on the eastern side of Bakewell Drive.

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is 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:

  • Bakewell Drive

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
  • Approximately 24 career, volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
  • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 11:36 AM on 3 December 2017.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


END 

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

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:58am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for GLEN IRIS and PICTON EAST in the CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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

Please note changes under What Firefighters Are Doing


Time of issue: 10:58 AM
Date of issue: 03 December 2017


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.
  • The fire has been extinguished, however there is still a lot of smoke visible in the area. 


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.
  • 20 career, volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 22 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END 

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

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:46am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES Content:

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

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


Time of issue: 10:46 AM
Date of issue: 03 December 2017


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

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and around Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.

  • 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 Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES.
  • The fire is currently stationary.

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 have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The cause of the fire is accidental.
  • The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END 

Bushfire All Clear for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:27am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


Time of issue: 10:27 AM
Date of issue: 03 December 2017


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track approximately 36 kilometres east south east of the Parnngurr Community, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

  • The bushfire is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO:

  • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke in the area.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation for the rest of the day.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 04:43 PM on 27 November 2017.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END 

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

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:13am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 10:13 AM
Date of issue: 03 December 2017


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Bushfire All Clear for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:06am
    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

    Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


    Time of issue: 10:06 AM
    Date of issue: 03 December 2017


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Central Road and Bandya Road, 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

    • The bushfire is no longer impacting 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 in the area.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation for the rest of the day.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:01 PM on 26 November 2017.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • The Shire of Laverton 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

    Sun, 03/12/2017 - 9:52am
    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

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


    Time of issue: 09:52 AM 
    Date of issue: 03 December 2017


    Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

    ALERT LEVEL: 

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

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

    WHAT TO DO: 

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      The fires are not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


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

      Sun, 03/12/2017 - 9:48am
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 09:48 AM 
      Date of issue: 03 December 2017


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

      ALERT LEVEL: 

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

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

      WHAT TO DO: 

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is contained.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


        KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


        Bushfire Advice for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 9:29pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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

        Please note changes throughout the alert


        Time of issue: 09:29 PM
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Glen Iris and Picton East in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is contained and under control.
        • The fire has been extinguished, however there is still a lot of smoke visible in the area. 


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

        Willenge Drive has since reopened. 

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are patrolling the area for the rest of the night..
        • 40 volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017 and currently there has been 22 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 6:40pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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

        Please note changes to Advice Level, Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing sections


        Time of issue: 06:40 PM
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Glen Iris and Picton East in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people between Glen Iris and Picton East in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.
        • It is contained but not controlled.


        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:

        • Willenge Drive between Winsor Street and Thomson 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 by contacting the CITY OF BUNBURY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are mopping up and strengthening containment lines.
        • 50 volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
        • WA Police are also in attendance.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for PICTON EAST in CITY OF BUNBURY

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 5:55pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Glen Iris in CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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

        Please note changes to Bushfire Behaviour, What Firefighters Are Doing and Road Closures sections


        Time of issue: 05:55 PM
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Glen Iris in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in Glen Iris in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
        • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.

        WHAT TO DO:

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


        Bushfire ADVICE for PICTON EAST in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Picton East in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly in a north westerly direction.
        • 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:

        • Willenge Drive between Winsor Street and Thomson 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 by contacting the CITY OF BUNBURY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.
        • 50 volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
        • WA Police are also in attendance.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:58 PM on 2 December 2017.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for PICTON EAST in CITY OF BUNBURY

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:58pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Glen Iris in CITY OF BUNBURY Content:

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


        Time of issue: 03:58 PM
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Glen Iris in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in Glen Iris in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
        • You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.
        • It is burning slowly in a westerly direction.

        WHAT TO DO:

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


        Bushfire ADVICE for PICTON EAST in CITY OF BUNBURY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in Picton East in the City of Bunbury.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of SUTHERLAND WAY and GIORGI RD in PICTON EAST.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The 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 CITY OF BUNBURY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:51pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES 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: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and around Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in Greenbushes in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.

        • 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 FOREST PARK AV and DANIELS RD in GREENBUSHES.
        • The fire is currently stationary.

        WHAT TO DO:

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

        If driving

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

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is controlled but not contained.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire.
        • 50 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
        • SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES are also in attendance.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The cause of the fire is accidental.
        • Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:31pm
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 03:31 PM
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track approximately 36 kilometres east south east of the Parnngurr Community, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire is burning along the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in TELFER.

        WHAT TO DO:

          • 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 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 EAST PILBARA.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The cause of the fire is lightning.
          • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

          Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:25pm
          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

          Please note there are three fires in this alert


          Time of issue: 03:25 PM 
          Date of issue: 02 December 2017


          Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

          ALERT LEVEL: 

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

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

          WHAT TO DO: 

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            The fires are not contained.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


            KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


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

            Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:23pm
            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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

            Please note changes throughout alert


            Time of issue: 03:23 PM 
            Date of issue: 02 December 2017


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

            ALERT LEVEL: 

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

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

            WHAT TO DO: 

              If driving

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • It is contained.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are patrolling the area and mopping up.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The cause of the fire is unknown.
              • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


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

              Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:18pm
              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 03:18 PM
              Date of issue: 02 December 2017


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

              ALERT LEVEL:

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

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                Sat, 02/12/2017 - 3:11pm
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 03:11 PM
                Date of issue: 02 December 2017


                Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Central Road and Bandya Road, 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                • 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 the western side of Great Central Road.

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 07:01 PM on 26 November 2017.
                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • The Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

                  Sat, 02/12/2017 - 2:13pm
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES 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: 02:13 PM
                  Date of issue: 02 December 2017


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in GREENBUSHES in SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and around Forest Park Avenue and Daniels Road in Greenbushes in the SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES.

                  • 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 FOREST PARK AV and DANIELS RD in GREENBUSHES.
                  • The fire is currently stationary.

                  WHAT TO DO:

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

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is controlled but not contained.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are on the scene actively fighting the fire.
                  • 50 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
                  • SHIRE OF BRIDGETOWN-GREENBUSHES are also in attendance.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The cause of the fire is accidental.
                  • Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                  Sat, 02/12/2017 - 10:46am
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 10:46 AM
                  Date of issue: 02 December 2017


                  Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Central Road and Bandya Road, 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                  • 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 the western side of Great Central Road.

                  WHAT TO DO:

                    If driving

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 07:01 PM on 26 November 2017.
                    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                    • The Shire of Laverton 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 

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