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Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 03:44 PM
Date of issue: 08 September 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

  • 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 in a westerly direction.
    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 10,000 hectares burnt.
    • 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 Advice for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    N/A This is a new alert


    Time of issue: 03:32 PM
    Date of issue: 08 September 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Port Warrender Road on the MITCHELL PLATEAU in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.

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

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      • Port Warrender Road north of Mitchell Plateau Airstrip
      • Surveyors Pool

      The Mitchell Falls access road remains open.

      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 Wyndham-East Kimberley. 


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 12:08 PM on 3 September 2018.
      • 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.
      • 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 Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 10:51 AM
      Date of issue: 08 September 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
      • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

      WHAT TO DO:

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

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is unpredictable.
      • The fire is travelling in a north westerly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in 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 Extra Information section


      Time of issue: 10:45 AM
      Date of issue: 08 September 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

      • 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 in a westerly direction.
        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018 and currently there has been 10,000 hectares burnt.
        • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 10:37 AM
        Date of issue: 08 September 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
        • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

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

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

          • It is unpredictable.
          • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

          Please note change to Bushfire Behaviour section


          Time of issue: 04:03 PM
          Date of issue: 07 September 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
          • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
          • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is unpredictable.
            • The fire is moving in a south westerly direction.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 04:01 PM
            Date of issue: 07 September 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

            WHAT TO DO:

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

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • It is unpredictable.
            • The fire is travelling in a north westerly direction.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
            • The cause of the fire is unknown.
            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 03:37 PM
            Date of issue: 07 September 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

            • 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 in a westerly direction.
              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018.
              • 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 Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yindi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yindi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND 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: 10:53 AM
              Date of issue: 07 September 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yindi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

              • 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 in a westerly direction.
                • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018.
                • 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 will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 10:41 AM
                Date of issue: 07 September 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
                • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is unpredictable.
                  • The fire is moving in a north westerly direction.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                  There is no change to the previous alert


                  Time of issue: 10:39 AM
                  Date of issue: 07 September 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                  • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

                  WHAT TO DO:

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

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • It is unpredictable.
                  • The fire is travelling in a north westerly direction.


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                  Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


                  Time of issue: 04:33 PM
                  Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 25 kilometres south of the Yandi Yarra community in PORT HEDLAND in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

                  • 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 in a westerly direction.
                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 04:21 PM on 6 September 2018.
                    • 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 Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


                    Time of issue: 03:55 PM
                    Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                    • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.

                    WHAT TO DO:

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

                    If driving

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

                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                    • It is unpredictable.
                    • The fire is travelling in a north westerly direction.


                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                    Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                    • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                    • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                    Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour


                    Time of issue: 03:52 PM
                    Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                    • The fire started near the intersection of Marble Bar Road and Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR.
                    • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

                    WHAT TO DO:

                      If driving

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

                      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                      • It is unpredictable.
                      • The fire is moving in a north westerly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                      • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire All Clear for Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 03:08 PM
                      Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection, south of the Country Downs access road in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                      • 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 in the area.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

                      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 Broome. 


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 03:51 PM on 5 September 2018.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 11:07 AM
                      Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Marble Bar Road near Carlindie Road, 35 kilometres south of Great Northern Highway in MARBLE BAR in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire started near the intersection of MARBLE BAR RD and CARLINDIE RD in MARBLE BAR.
                      • The fire is burning on both sides of the highway.

                      WHAT TO DO:

                        If driving

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

                        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 09:36 AM on 5 September 2018.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • DFES is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 11:05 AM
                        Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                        • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.
                        • The fire is burning towards the town site.

                        WHAT TO DO:

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

                        If driving

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

                        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                        • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                        • DFES is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 10:21 AM
                        Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Cape Leveque Road, 45 kilometres north of the Manari Road intersection, south of the Country Downs access road in WATERBANK in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                        • The fire started along Cape Leveque Road in WATERBANK.

                        WHAT TO DO:

                          If driving

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

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                          • The bushfire is moving slowly in a easterly 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 by contacting the Shire of Broome. 


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation remotely.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 03:51 PM on 5 September 2018.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

                          Bushfire All Clear for the NOOKANBAH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the NOOKANBAH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


                          Time of issue: 10:12 AM
                          Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  the NOOKANBAH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people people in or near the NOONKANBAH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY, also known as the YUNGNGORA COMMUNITY, approximately 80 kilometres south west of Fitzroy Crossing, in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. .

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

                          WHAT TO DO:

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


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 08:53 AM on 4 September 2018 and currently there has been 1500 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 or listen to news bulletins.
                          No further updates will be issued.


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


                          Time of issue: 08:41 AM
                          Date of issue: 06 September 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near Skull Springs Road and Marble Bar Road including Nullagine town site, Five Mile Camp and Millennium Mine in NULLAGINE in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                          • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                          • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                          • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                          • The fire is approximately 13 kilometres south east of the Nullagine town site.
                          • The fire is burning towards the town site.

                          WHAT TO DO:

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

                          If driving

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

                          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 09:20 AM on 5 September 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
                          • The cause of the fire is unknown.
                          • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                          • DFES is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

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