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Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway, south of ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, south of ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 08:29 PM
Date of issue: 21 October 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway, south of ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway, approximately 100 kilometres north of Halls Creek, in the southern part of ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

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

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The fire is burning in a 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 Halls Creek.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the fire remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:37 PM on 21 October 2018.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Bushfire Advice for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 03:55 PM
    Date of issue: 21 October 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Anne Beadell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire is burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway.
    • Ilkurlka Roadhouse is closed.

    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.
      • The fire is travelling in a south easterly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      A number of roads have been closed including:

      • Anne Beadell Highway from Connie Sue Highway, also known as Neale Junction, to the South Australian border.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 08:10 AM on 15 October 2018 and currently there has been over 50,000 hectares burnt.
      • Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire Advice for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU 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: 03:52 PM
      Date of issue: 21 October 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU.

      • 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 10 kilometres west of the the Tjirrkarli Community.

      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.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
      Some roads may be closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 04:06 PM on 18 October 2018.


      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 people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME ALERT LEVEL: 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: 03:47 PM
      Date of issue: 21 October 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Bidyadanga Turnoff and Roebuck Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

      • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

      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 out of control and unpredictable.
        • It is moving in an easterly direction
        • There is some smoke in the area
        • Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach are no longer under threat


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the fire remotely.
          • Pastoralists  and DFES are monitoring the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
        The next update will be provided by 11am today unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

        There is no change to the previous alert


        Time of issue: 03:44 PM
        Date of issue: 21 October 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Geegully Road on Myroodah Station in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley.

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

        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:
          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire and pastoralists are back burning along the road.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • DFES is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END 

          Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway 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: 10:43 AM
          Date of issue: 21 October 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Bidyadanga Turnoff and Roebuck Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

          • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

          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 out of control and unpredictable.
            • It is moving in an easterly direction
            • There is some smoke in the area
            • Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach are no longer under threat


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the fire remotely.
              • Pastoralists  and DFES are monitoring the fire.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
            The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 10:37 AM
            Date of issue: 21 October 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Myroodah Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Geegully Road on Myroodah Station in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley.

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

            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:
              Some roads may be closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire and pastoralists are back burning along the road.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • DFES is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU 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: 21 October 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU.

              • 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 10 kilometres west of the the Tjirrkarli Community.

              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.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
              Some roads may be closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 04:06 PM on 18 October 2018.


              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 west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

              There is no change to the previous alert


              Time of issue: 10:24 AM
              Date of issue: 21 October 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Anne Beadell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fire is burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway.
              • Ilkurlka Roadhouse is closed.

              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.
                • The fire is travelling in a south easterly direction.


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                A number of roads have been closed including:

                • Anne Beadell Highway from Connie Sue Highway, also known as Neale Junction, to the South Australian border.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 08:10 AM on 15 October 2018 and currently there has been over 50,000 hectares burnt.
                • Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire Advice for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway 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 LOCATION OF FIRE, WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION sections


                Time of issue: 03:26 PM
                Date of issue: 20 October 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for people on or near Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between Bidyadanga Turnoff and Roebuck Roadhouse in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

                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 out of control and unpredictable.
                  • It is moving in an easterly direction
                  • There is some smoke in the area
                  • Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach are no longer under threat


                  ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                  • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Pastoralists  and DFES are monitoring the fire.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
                  The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                  END 

                  Bushfire Advice for Marooyda Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Marooyda Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST 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: 02:54 PM
                  Date of issue: 20 October 2018


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Marooyda Station in SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Geegully Road on Marooyda Station in the Shire of Derby West Kimberley.

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

                  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:
                    Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the fire and pastoralists are back burning along the road.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • DFES is managing the fire.


                    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas 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: 10:36 AM
                    Date of issue: 20 October 2018


                    Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach in the area bordering Roebuck Plains Station and Shamrock Station in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                    • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

                    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.
                      • Firefighters and emergency services personnel will be working near the roadside and motorists are reminded they MUST slow down to 40km per hour when driving past emergency vehicles.
                      • 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.
                      • It is moving in an easterly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                      • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines and building fire breaks.
                      • Approximately 16 firefighters including volunteers from Broome VFRS, Broome BFB and Broome SES are on scene.

                        • Local pastoralists, ranger groups, DBCA firefighters and DFES staff are also assisting.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
                      The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU 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: 10:28 AM
                      Date of issue: 20 October 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU.

                      • 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 10 kilometres west of the the Tjirrkarli Community.

                      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.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
                      Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 04:06 PM on 18 October 2018.


                      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 west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 10:22 AM
                      Date of issue: 20 October 2018


                      Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Anne Beadell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire is burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway.
                      • Ilkurlka Roadhouse is closed.

                      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.
                        • The fire is travelling in a south easterly direction.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        A number of roads have been closed including:

                        • Anne Beadell Highway from Connie Sue Highway, also known as Neale Junction, to the South Australian border.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 08:10 AM on 15 October 2018 and currently there has been over 50,000 hectares burnt.
                        • Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 03:56 PM
                        Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                        Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Anne Beadell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                        • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                        • The fire is burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway.
                        • Ilkurlka Roadhouse is closed.

                        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.
                          • The fire is travelling in a south easterly direction.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                          A number of roads have been closed including:

                          • Anne Beadell Highway from Connie Sue Highway, also known as Neale Junction, to the South Australian border.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 08:10 AM on 15 October 2018 and currently there has been over 50,000 hectares burnt.
                          • Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU Content:

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

                          Please note update to fire location


                          Time of issue: 03:54 PM
                          Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU.

                          • 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 10 kilometres west of the the Tjirrkarli Community.

                          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.


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
                          Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 04:06 PM on 18 October 2018.


                          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 people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas 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: 03:49 PM
                          Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                          Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach in the area bordering Roebuck Plains Station and Shamrock Station in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                          • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

                          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.
                            • Firefighters and emergency services personnel will be working near the roadside and motorists are reminded they MUST slow down to 40km per hour when driving past emergency vehicles.
                            • 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.
                            • It is moving in an easterly direction.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                            • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines and building fire breaks.
                            • Approximately 16 firefighters including volunteers from Broome VFRS, Broome BFB and Broome SES are on scene.

                              • Local pastoralists, ranger groups, DBCA firefighters and DFES staff are also assisting.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
                            The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                            END 

                            Bushfire Advice for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU 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: 11:08 AM
                            Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                            Bushfire ADVICE for the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Tjirrkarli Community in GIBSON DESERT SOUTH in the SHIRE OF NGAANYATJARRAKU.

                            • 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 14 kilometres west of the the Tjirrkarli Community.

                            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.


                            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
                            Some roads may be closed.

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

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


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 04:06 PM on 18 October 2018.


                            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 west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                            There is no change to the previous alert


                            Time of issue: 11:05 AM
                            Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                            Bushfire ADVICE for west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                            ALERT LEVEL:

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Anne Beadell Highway, approximately 10 kilometres west of Ilkurlka Roadhouse in BEADELL in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                            • The fire is burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway.
                            • Ilkurlka Roadhouse is closed.

                            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.
                              • The fire is travelling in a south easterly direction.


                              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                              A number of roads have been closed including:

                              • Anne Beadell Highway from Connie Sue Highway, also known as Neale Junction, to the South Australian border.

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

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


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 08:10 AM on 15 October 2018 and currently there has been over 50,000 hectares burnt.
                              • Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                              END 

                              Bushfire Advice for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


                              Time of issue: 10:47 AM
                              Date of issue: 19 October 2018


                              Bushfire ADVICE for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach, and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people at Thangoo Homestead, Barn Hill Station and Eco Beach in the area bordering Roebuck Plains Station and Shamrock Station in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                              • 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 DAMPIER DOWNS ROAD in GINGERAH.

                              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.
                                • Firefighters and emergency services personnel will be working near the roadside and motorists are reminded they MUST slow down to 40km per hour when driving past emergency vehicles.
                                • 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.
                                • It is moving in an easterly direction.


                                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                                • Dampier Downs Road

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

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


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, strengthening containment lines and building fire breaks.
                                • Approximately 16 firefighters including volunteers from Broome VFRS, Broome BFB and Broome SES are on scene.

                                  • Local pastoralists, ranger groups, DBCA firefighters and DFES staff are also assisting.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 05:24 AM on 11 October 2018 and currently there has been 800,000 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.
                                The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                                END 

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