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Bushfire Advice for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

Please note the alert level has been downgraded


Time of issue: 10:56 PM
Date of issue: 06 December 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in area south of Moorialup Road, east of Chester Pass Road, north of Booth Road and west of Deep Creek Road.

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as fire activity has reduced and weather activity is benign.
  • 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 PALMDALE RD and LAKE WARBURTON RD in PALMDALE.

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 south easterly direction.
  • It is uncontrolled and uncontained.


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 ALBANY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and actively fighting the fire.
  • 35 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
  • WA Police are also in attendance.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:48 PM on 6 December 2019.
  • City of Albany 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 news bulletins.

During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET Content:

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

Please note this is a new alert


Time of issue: 10:35 PM
Date of issue: 06 December 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in SHIRES OF CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Stirling Range Drive and Red Gum Pass Road in the western part of STIRLING RANGE NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRES CRANBROOK AND PLANTAGENET.

  • 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 STIRLING RANGE 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.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed at this stage

    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 PLANTAGENET.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:11 PM on 6 December 2019.
    • 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Emergency Warning for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

    Please not changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


    Time of issue: 09:39 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in area north of Bennett Road, south of Moorialup Road, east of Chester Pass Road and west of Kalgan River.

    • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
    • The fire started near the intersection of PALMDALE RD and LAKE WARBURTON RD in PALMDALE.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
    • Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.
    • Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.
    • Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.
    • If you are not at home, it’s too dangerous to return.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving fast in a south easterly direction.
    • It is uncontrolled 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 CITY OF ALBANY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.
    • 30 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
    • WA Police are also in attendance.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:48 PM on 6 December 2019.
    • 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 news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

    Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for north-eastern part of NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north-eastern part of NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY Content:

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

    This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 08:15 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for north-eastern part of NAPIER in CITY OF ALBANY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people on Granite Hill Road and Moorialup Road in the north-eastern part of NAPIER in the CITY OF ALBANY.

    • 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 GRANITE HILL RD and MOORIALUP RD in NAPIER.

    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 south westerly direction.
    • It is uncontrolled.


    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 ALBANY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:39 PM on 6 December 2019.
    • 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 news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for NAMBEELUP, STAKE HILL and KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP, STAKE HILL and KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    The alert level has been downgraded. See changes throughout.


    Time of issue: 07:52 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for NAMBEELUP, STAKE HILL and KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as conditions have eased and are more favourable for mopping-up.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

    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.


    Burning embers could possibly be blown around your home


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
    • Approximately 50 Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services firefighters are attending.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


    Time of issue: 06:43 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
    • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
    • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
    • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

    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.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


    • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
    • Approximately 90 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


    Time of issue: 04:50 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

    • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
    • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
    • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
    • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
    • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
    • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

    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.
    • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


    • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


    SAFEST ROUTE:
    If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
    • Approximately 90 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ 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: 03:53 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Hyden-Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road intersection in parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ.

    • 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 HYDEN NORSEMAN RD and MARVEL LOCH-FORRESTANIA RD in FORRESTANIA.

    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 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:

    • Hyden-Norseman Road
    • Forrestania Road
    • Holland Track

    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 KONDININ.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:31 PM on 3 December 2019.
    • Shire of Kondinin 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 news bulletins.

    During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


    END

    Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 03:49 PM
    Date of issue: 06 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

    • 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.

    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.
      • It is out of control and unpredictable.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      The following roads and tracks have been closed:

      • Wattle Camp Track is closed between Wattle Camp and Balbinya Homestead.
      • Balladonia Track
      • Gora Track
      • Parmango Road between Balladonia Roadhouse and farming land north east of Esperance

      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 Esperance.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is accidental.
      • The Shire of Esperance 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 news bulletins.

      During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.



      The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


      END

      Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


      Time of issue: 03:19 PM
      Date of issue: 06 December 2019


      Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

      • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
      • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

      WHAT TO DO:

      • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
      • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
      • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
      • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


      Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

      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.
      • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


      • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


      SAFEST ROUTE:
      If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
      • Approximately 90 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


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


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
      • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

      Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

      During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON 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: 02:51 PM
      Date of issue: 06 December 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve, north of the Anne Beadell Highway, 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 started on unallocated Crown land.

      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:

        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 LAVERTON.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 06:40 AM on 6 December 2019.
        • Currently there has been 5000 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

        During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

        The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

        Please note changes under What firefighters are doing. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


        Time of issue: 01:22 PM
        Date of issue: 06 December 2019


        Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

        • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
        • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
        • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
        • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
        • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


        Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

        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.
        • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


        • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


        SAFEST ROUTE:
        If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
        • Approximately 90 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service, SES firefighters are attending.


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


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
        • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

        During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


        END

        Park Closure Advice for Gnangara and Pinjar off-road vehicle areas in Metro North East

        Category: Other Alert Summary: Park Closure for Gnangara and Pinjar off-road vehicle areas in the Cities of Swan and Wanneroo Content:

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


        Time of issue: 11:45 AM
        Date of issue: 06 December 2019

        Park Closure for Gnangara and Pinjar off-road vehicle areas in the Cities of Swan and Wanneroo

        The Parks and Wildlife Service has issued a Park Closure for Gnangara and Pinjar off-road vehicle areas in the Cities of Swan and Wanneroo

        The areas have been closed due to forecast extreme weather conditions today. They are expected to reopen at 6pm Friday, 6 December.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • People are urged to avoid the area, follow the advice of Parks and Wildlife Service staff and observe signage.
        • People already in the area should leave for a safer place.
        • For more information, contact your local Parks and Wildlife Service office.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call the Parks and Wildlife Service Swan Coastal office on 9303 7700, follow us on Twitter or Facebook, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news updates.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

        Please note changes under What firefighters are doing and Other information. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


        Time of issue: 11:15 AM
        Date of issue: 06 December 2019


        Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

        • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
        • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
        • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
        • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
        • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
        • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


        Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

        • 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.

        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.
        • It is contained but not controlled.
        • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


        • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


        SAFEST ROUTE:
        If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and mopping up.
        • 78 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.


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


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
        • Currently there has been approximately 171 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • DFES is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

        Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

        During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ 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: 11:00 AM
        Date of issue: 06 December 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the Hyden-Norseman Road and Marvel Loch-Forrestania Road intersection in parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ.

        • 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 HYDEN NORSEMAN RD and MARVEL LOCH-FORRESTANIA RD in FORRESTANIA.

        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 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:

        • Hyden-Norseman Road
        • Forrestania Road
        • Holand Track

        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 KONDININ.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 06:31 PM on 3 December 2019.
        • Shire of Kondinin 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 news bulletins.

        During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

        The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END

        Bushfire Advice for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE 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: 10:39 AM
        Date of issue: 06 December 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling on the Balladonia Track in the eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

        • 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.

        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.
          • It is out of control and unpredictable.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          The following roads and tracks have been closed:

          • Wattle Camp Track is closed between Wattle Camp and Balbinya Homestead.
          • Balladonia Track
          • Gora Track
          • Parmango Road between Balladonia Roadhouse and farming land north east of Esperance

          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 Esperance.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 24 November 2019.
          • Currently there has been 3000 hectares burnt.
          • The cause of the fire is accidental.
          • The Shire of Esperance 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 news bulletins.

          During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.



          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert, which will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


          Time of issue: 09:18 AM
          Date of issue: 06 December 2019


          Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Gull Road and Lakes Road in central parts of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

          • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
          • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

          WHAT TO DO:

          • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
          • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
          • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
          • If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.
          • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.


          Bushfire ADVICE for eastern and south western parts of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Yangedi Road, Elliott Road, Hopelands Road and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP, as well as for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Lakes Road, Black Lake and Elliott Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

          • 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.

          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.
          • It is contained but not controlled.
          • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.


          • The alert level remains on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


          SAFEST ROUTE:
          If you are on Greyhound Retreat, head south along Greyhound Retreat to Lakes Road and head in a westerly direction. If you are on Bush Retreat, head south along Bush Retreat to Lakes Road and head in an easterly direction. Follow the instructions of emergency services personnel on the scene.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          No roads 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 by contacting the Shire of Murray.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are on the scene and actively fighting the fire.
          • 78 Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.


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


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
          • Currently there has been approximately 157 hectares burnt.
          • 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 news bulletins.

          During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

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


          END

          Structure Fire All Clear for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure Fire All Clear for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

          The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA.

          This Alert is now an All Clear


          Time of issue: 09:14 AM
          Date of issue: 06 December 2019

          Structure Fire All Clear for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

          ALERT LEVEL
          A Structure Fire All Clear is current for people in or near South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

          • There has been an industrial building on fire on Hyne Road in South Guildford, reported on Monday, November 25th 2019. The fire is now contained and under control.
          • Over the coming days as the building is demolished, there may still be some smoke/debris that is visible in the area. 
          • Smoke and odours may cause irritation, sore eyes, coughing, a runny nose and an asthmatic response.

          WHAT TO DO:
          Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:

          • People with medical conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

          DETAILS:

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          No roads are closed.

          More information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA in 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the City of Swan.

          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          Career Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are no longer in attendance.

          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have attended and will continue to retest air toxicity levels as needed.
          • The fire was reported at 9am, Monday November 25th 2019.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown. 

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

          Bushfire All Clear for people in southern parts of OAKFORD in SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in southern parts of OAKFORD in SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE Content:

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

          Please note this incident is now ALL CLEAR


          Time of issue: 08:20 AM
          Date of issue: 06 December 2019


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for people in southern parts of OAKFORD in SHIRE OF SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in an area bounded by Nicholson Road, Armadale Road, Oxley Road and Tonkin Highway in the southern part of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE.

          • The bushfire 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 minor smoke in the area.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          All roads have been reopened.

          Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions appliances are patrolling the area.

          Police are also patrolling the area.

          Motorists are asked to 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 Serpentine-Jarrahdale.


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:20 PM on 3 December 2019.
          • Currently there has been 47 hectares burnt.
          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

          Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

          During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

          The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


          END

          Bushfire Advice for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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


          Time of issue: 08:14 AM
          Date of issue: 06 December 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the western part of Neale Junction Nature Reserve, north of the Anne Beadell Highway, 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 started on unallocated Crown land.

          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:

            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 LAVERTON.


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 06:40 AM on 6 December 2019.
            • Currently there has been 5000 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, 6PR, or news bulletins.

            During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.

            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END

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