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Bushfire All Clear for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: ALL CLEAR for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

Please note changes throughout


Time of issue: 02:00 PM
Date of issue: 09 March 2019


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in HOWICK, the southern part of BOYATUP, and the south western part of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • The bushfire has been extinguished.
  • Firefighters have left the scene safe.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Drive slowly and with caution 


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

The following roads are closed for maintenance until at least 18 March 2019:

  • Fisheries Road
  • Baring Road

 

 

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:46 AM on 1 March 2019.
  • Currently there has been 23,500 hectares burnt.
  • 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.
No further updates will be issued.


END

Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE 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: 10:47 AM
Date of issue: 09 March 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • 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.
  • There may be smoke in the area.
WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

    • Avoid the fire affected areas if possible.
    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area as there is smoke over some roads.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is contained and under control.

    • The fire is burning out in pockets within containment lines. 


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    There are no road clsures as all roads have been opened.

    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.

    PARK AND RECREATION AREA:
    • Frank Hann National Park has been opened
     


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 01:59 PM on 20 February 2019.
    • Currently there has been 121,805 hectares burnt.
    • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK 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: 10:38 AM
    Date of issue: 09 March 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in HOWICK, the southern part of BOYATUP, and the south western part of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    WHAT TO DO:
    • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
    • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
    • 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

    • Avoid all fire affected areas.
    • Be extremely careful if driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


    • The Exchange fire is contained and controlled.
    • The Mount Arid fire is contained and controlled.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    A number of roads are closed including:

    • Poison Creek Road
    • Baring Road

    The following roads have been re-opened:

    • Balladonia Road from Balladonia to Parmango Road
    • Parmango Road from Balladonia Road to the farmland 
    • Thomas River Road
    • Tagon Road

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

    PARK AND RECREATION AREA CLOSURES:

    The following areas in the Shire of Esperance and Shire of Dundas have been re-opened:

    • Frank Hann National Park
    • Dundas Nature Reserve

     

    The following campsites and day use areas east of Esperance have been re-opened:

    • Alexander Bay (A Bay Campsite)
    • Membinup Beach
    • Hellfire Bay Day Use Area

     

    For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 06:46 AM on 1 March 2019.
    • Currently there has been 23,500 hectares burnt.
    • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.

    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in 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: 10:24 AM
    Date of issue: 09 March 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

    • 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 is burning north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance).
    • Smoke is likely over the Beaumont 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.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is contained and under control.

      • Significant smoke may be visible north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance). The smoke may continue for days to come.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      All roads are now open.

      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 11:30 AM on 13 January 2019.
      • Currently there has been 149,572 hectares burnt.
      • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • DFES is managing the fire.

      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS 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: 10:12 AM
      Date of issue: 09 March 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden-Norseman Road and Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

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

        If driving

        • Be careful when driving through the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • It is contained and under control.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        No roads are closed. 

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

        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 DUNDAS.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
        • Currently there has been 8,000 hectares burnt.
        • Shire of DUNDAS 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 Turner River Estate south of PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Turner River Estate south of PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

        Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


        Time of issue: 04:41 PM
        Date of issue: 08 March 2019


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Turner River Estate south of PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people bounded by the Great Northern Highway to the west and the river to the east in Turner River Estate, south of PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

        • The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished.
        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
        WHAT TO DO:
        • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 01:20 PM on 7 March 2019.
        • Currently there has been approximately 80 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is suspicious/deliberately lit.
        • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
        • Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.

        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Bushfire Advice for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 04:10 PM
        Date of issue: 08 March 2019


        Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden-Norseman Road and Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

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

          If driving

          • Be careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is contained and under control.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

          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 DUNDAS.

          PARK AND RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

          For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
          • Currently there has been 8,000 hectares burnt.
          • Shire of DUNDAS 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 north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE 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 ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS PARK AND RECREATION AREA sections


          Time of issue: 04:05 PM
          Date of issue: 08 March 2019


          Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

          • 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.
          • There may be smoke in the area.
          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

            • Avoid the fire affected areas if possible.
            • Be extremely careful when driving through the area as there is smoke over some roads.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is contained and under control.

            • The fire is burning out in pockets within containment lines. 


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            There are no road clsures as all roads have been opened.

            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.

            PARK AND RECREATION AREA:
            • Frank Hann National Park has been opened
             


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 01:59 PM on 20 February 2019.
            • Currently there has been 121,805 hectares burnt.
            • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
            • 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 parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK 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 ROAD CLOSURE and PARKS AND RECREATION CLOSURE sections


            Time of issue: 03:48 PM
            Date of issue: 08 March 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in HOWICK, the southern part of BOYATUP, and the south western part of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            WHAT TO DO:
            • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
            • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
            • 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

            • Avoid all fire affected areas.
            • Be extremely careful if driving through the area.
            • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
            • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


            • The Exchange fire is contained and controlled.
            • The Mount Arid fire is contained and controlled.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            A number of roads are closed including:

            • Poison Creek Road
            • Baring Road

            The following roads have been re-opened:

            • Balladonia Road from Balladonia to Parmango Road
            • Parmango Road from Balladonia Road to the farmland 
            • Thomas River Road
            • Tagon Road

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

            PARK AND RECREATION AREA CLOSURES:

            The following areas in the Shire of Esperance and Shire of Dundas have been re-opened:

            • Frank Hann National Park
            • Dundas Nature Reserve

             

            The following campsites and day use areas east of Esperance have been re-opened:

            • Alexander Bay (A Bay Campsite)
            • Membinup Beach
            • Hellfire Bay Day Use Area

             

            For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 06:46 AM on 1 March 2019.
            • Currently there has been 23,500 hectares burnt.
            • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
            • 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 Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

            Please note all roads are now open


            Time of issue: 03:41 PM
            Date of issue: 08 March 2019


            Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

            • 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 is burning north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance).
            • Smoke is likely over the Beaumont 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.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • It is contained and under control.

              • Significant smoke may be visible north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance). The smoke may continue for days to come.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              All roads are now open.

              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 11:30 AM on 13 January 2019.
              • Currently there has been 149,572 hectares burnt.
              • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
              • 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 Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

              Please note this alert has been downgraded


              Time of issue: 02:46 PM
              Date of issue: 08 March 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people bounded by the Great Northern Highway to the west and the river to the east in Turner River Estate in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines.
              • Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
              • The Town of Port Hedland are also in attendance.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:20 PM on 7 March 2019.
              • Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Watch and Act for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

              Please note changes throughout


              Time of issue: 01:19 PM
              Date of issue: 08 March 2019


              Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people bounded by the Great Northern Highway to the west and the river to the east in Turner River Estate in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • The bushfire is moving in a west north westerly direction.
              • It is contained but not controlled.
              • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from west north westerly to north easterly at 1pm.


              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 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
              • Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
              • The Town of Port Hedland are also in attendance.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:20 PM on 7 March 2019.
              • Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Watch and Act for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

              Please note changes to the warning area


              Time of issue: 11:58 AM
              Date of issue: 08 March 2019


              Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate south of Port Hedland in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people bounded by the Great Northern Highway and the De Grey River in Turner River Estate in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

              • The bushfire is moving in a west north westerly direction.
              • It is contained but not controlled.
              • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from west north westerly to north easterly at 1pm.


              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 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.
              • Bush Fire Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are attending.
              • The Town of Port Hedland are also in attendance.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:20 PM on 7 March 2019.
              • Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.

              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END

              Bushfire Watch and Act for Turner River Estate near MUNDABULLANGANA in TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate near MUNDABULLANGANA in TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


              Time of issue: 11:06 AM
              Date of issue: 08 March 2019


              Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Turner River Estate near MUNDABULLANGANA in TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people Turner River Estate near MUNDABULLANGANA in TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 01:20 PM on 7 March 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 or listen to news bulletins.
              Updates will be issued every two hours unless the situation changes.


              END

              Bushfire Advice for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE 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: 11:00 AM
              Date of issue: 08 March 2019


              Bushfire ADVICE for north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the north eastern parts of NORTH CASCADE in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

              • 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.
              • There may be smoke in the area.
              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

                • Avoid the fire affected areas if possible.
                • 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.

                • The fire is burning out in pockets within containment lines. 


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                The following roads have been closed: 

                • Lake King-Norseman Road from Cascade Road to Coolgardie-Esperance Highway

                Be aware of possible smoke over the road on Hyden-Norseman Road.

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

                PARK AND RECREATION AREA CLOSURES:
                • Frank Hann National Park 
                For information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 01:59 PM on 20 February 2019.
                • Currently there has been 121,510 hectares burnt.
                • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                • DFES is managing the fire.

                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END

                Bushfire Advice for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS 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: 10:56 AM
                Date of issue: 08 March 2019


                Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden-Norseman Road and Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

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

                  If driving

                  • Be careful when driving through the area.
                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is contained and under control.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                  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 DUNDAS.

                  PARK AND RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

                  For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 8,000 hectares burnt.
                  • Shire of DUNDAS 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 parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK 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: 10:42 AM
                  Date of issue: 08 March 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for parts of HOWICK, BOYATUP and CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in HOWICK, the southern part of BOYATUP, and the south western part of CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  WHAT TO DO:
                  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
                  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
                  • 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

                  • Avoid all fire affected areas.
                  • Be extremely careful if driving through the area.
                  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
                  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:


                  • The Exchange fire is contained and controlled.
                  • The Mount Arid fire is contained and controlled.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  A number of roads are closed:

                  • Balladonia Road from Balladonia to Parmango Road
                  • Parmango Road from Balladonia Road to the farmland 
                  • Thomas River Road
                  • Poison Creek Road
                  • Baring Road
                  • Tagon Road

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

                  PARK AND RECREATION AREA CLOSURES:

                  Closures in the Shire of Esperance and Shire of Dundas include:

                  • Frank Hann National Park
                  • Dundas Nature Reserve

                   

                  The following campsites and day use areas east of Esperance have been reopened:

                  • Alexander Bay (A Bay Campsite)
                  • Membinup Beach
                  • Hellfire Bay Day Use Area

                   

                  For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.

                  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 06:46 AM on 1 March 2019.
                  • Currently there has been 140,681 hectares burnt.
                  • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.

                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END

                  Bushfire Advice for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in 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: 10:26 AM
                  Date of issue: 08 March 2019


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Parmango Road and Heywood Road in BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

                  • 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 is burning north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance).
                  • Smoke is likely over the Beaumont 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.

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is contained and under control.

                    • Significant smoke may be visible north of the Beaumont area (approximately 100 kilometres south of Fraser Range Station and 150 kilometres north east of Esperance). The smoke may continue for days to come.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.

                    The following roads remain closed:
                    • Balladonia Rd from Balladonia to Parmango Road
                    • Parmango Road from Balladonia Rd to the farmland

                    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.

                    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 11:30 AM on 13 January 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 149,572 hectares burnt.
                    • ABC local frequencies that can be heard in the Esperance area and surrounds: 837 AM (Esperance), 105.3 FM (Hopetoun), 105.9 FM (Ravensthorpe).
                    • 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 southern BULLSBROOK including SHADY HILLS ESTATE, north western parts of GIDGEGANNUP and north western parts of WALYUNGA NATIONAL PARK in the CITY OF SWAN

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern BULLSBROOK including SHADY HILLS ESTATE, north western parts of GIDGEGANNUP and north western parts of WALYUNGA NATIONAL PARK in the CITY OF SWAN Content:

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


                    Time of issue: 09:41 AM
                    Date of issue: 08 March 2019


                    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern BULLSBROOK including SHADY HILLS ESTATE, north western parts of GIDGEGANNUP and north western parts of WALYUNGA NATIONAL PARK in the CITY OF SWAN

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people south of SMITH ROAD in BULLSBROOK including SHADY HILLS ESTATE, east of the Great Northern Highway, north of Walyunga Road, west of O'BRIEN ROAD and the AVON RIVER in GIDGEGANNUP and north western parts of WALYUNGA NATIONAL PARK in the CITY OF SWAN.

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

                    WHAT TO DO:

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is contained and under control.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    All roads have now 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 CITY OF SWAN.

                     

                    RECREATION SITES:

                    Walyunga National Park is now open.


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 01:18 PM on 4 March 2019.
                    • Currently there has been 94 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, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins.
                    No further updates will be issued.


                    END

                    Bushfire Advice for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 04:03 PM
                    Date of issue: 07 March 2019


                    Bushfire ADVICE for western parts of NORSEMAN in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Hyden-Norseman Road and Coolgardie-Esperance Highway in western parts of NORSEMAN in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

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

                      If driving

                      • Be careful when driving through the area.
                      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.

                      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                      • It is contained and under control.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                      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 DUNDAS.

                      PARK AND RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:

                      For more information on park closures please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/ 


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 12:42 PM on 15 February 2019.
                      • Currently there has been 8,000 hectares burnt.
                      • Shire of DUNDAS 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

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