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

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

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

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


Time of issue: 07:15 AM
Date of issue: 06 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


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


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

No roads are closed.

 

 

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

Please note change under Bushfire Behaviour section. The alert will remain on a Watch and Act due to variable wind conditions increasing the risk of a flare up.


Time of issue: 05:20 AM
Date of issue: 06 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


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


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

No roads are closed.

 

 

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

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


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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

No roads are closed.

 

 

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 01:14 AM
Date of issue: 06 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from south westerly to easterly at midnight.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

No roads are closed.

 

 

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

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


Time of issue: 11:19 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is stationary.
  • It is contained but not controlled.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from south westerly to easterly at midnight.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

No roads are closed.

 

 

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 09:27 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire has been contained, however it is still not controlled.
  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.
  • It is contained but not controlled.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from south westerly to easterly at midnight.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Paterson Road and Corio 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 Murray.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

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

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

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

Please note changes under Alert Level and throughout


Time of issue: 07:14 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • The alert level for this fire has been downgraded as the fire has been contained, however it is still not controlled.
  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

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

If driving

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is moving fast in a north easterly direction.
  • It is contained but not controlled.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from south westerly to easterly at midnight.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Paterson Road and Corio 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 Murray.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

Bushfire Advice for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for central part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

Please note changes throughout the alert


Time of issue: 06:31 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for central part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area north of Yangedi Road to Elliott Road and south to Lakes Road in the central part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for south western part of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Black Lake and Lakes Road in the south western part of NAMBEELUP, the eastern part of STAKE HILL and the southern part of KERALUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Yangedi Road to Hopelands Road and south to Lakes Road for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

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 easterly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.
  • Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.
  • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from south westerly to easterly at midnight.
  • This means the fire will head towards coastal areas including Stake Hill, Meadow Springs, Lakelands and surrounding areas.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Corio 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 Murray.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Currently there has been approximately 65 hectares burnt.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Advice for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ Content:

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

This is a new alert


Time of issue: 06:08 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FORRESTANIA in SHIRE OF KONDININ

ALERT LEVEL:

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

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of HYDEN NORSEMAN RD and MARVEL LOCH-FORRESTANIA RD in FORRESTANIA.

WHAT TO DO:

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Hyden-Norseman Road
  • Forrestania Road
  • Holand Track

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 06:31 PM on 3 December 2019.
  • Shire of Kondinin is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


END

Bushfire Advice for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

Please note changes throughout the alert


Time of issue: 05:29 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area north of Yangedi Road to Elliott Road and south to Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Gull Road, Black Lake and Lakes Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people east of Yangedi Road to Hopelands Road and south to Lakes Road for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

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 south westerly direction.
  • It is out of control and unpredictable.


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Corio 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 MURRAY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

Please note changes to Emergency Warning area


Time of issue: 04:31 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area west of Dirk Hartog Drive, including Bush Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Greyhound Retreat and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area west of Greyhound Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Nambeelup Road and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

WHAT TO DO:

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Corio 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 MURRAY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

Bushfire Watch and Act for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY Content:

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

Please note changes under Road Closures sections


Time of issue: 03:48 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the area west of Bush Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Greyhound Retreat and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

  • You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
  • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

WHAT TO DO:

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


Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area west of Greyhound Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Nambeelup Road and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray.

  • There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

WHAT TO DO:

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

  • Lakes Road between Patterson Road and Corio 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 MURRAY.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
  • Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.


END

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

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 03:41 PM
Date of issue: 05 December 2019


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

ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly.
    • It is controlled but not contained.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    The following roads and tracks have been closed:

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

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE Content:

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

    Please note changes to What Firefighters Are Doing section


    Time of issue: 03:15 PM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Nicholson Road, Armadale Road, Oxley Road and Tonkin Highway in the southern part of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE.

    • 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 NICHOLSON RD and ROWLEY RD in OAKFORD.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    All roads have been reopened.

    Motorists are asked to reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and blacking out.
    • Approximately 12 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


    END

    Bushfire Advice for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray

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

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

    Please note changes under fire location and additional information


    Time of issue: 03:08 PM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019


    Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in the area bounded by west of Bush Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Greyhound Retreat and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in SHIRE OF MURRAY.

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

    WHAT TO DO:

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


    Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by west of Greyhound Retreat, north of Lakes Road, east of Nambeelup Road and south of Readheads Road in the eastern part of NAMBEELUP in the Shire of Murray.

    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire is burning in bushland between Bush Retreat and Greyhound Retreat.

    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 in a north westerly direction.
    • 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 MURRAY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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


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


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:18 AM on 5 December 2019.
    • Shire of Murray is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


    END

    Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in Perth Metropolitan

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

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

    There is no change to the previous alert.


    Time of issue: 11:28 AM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019

    Structure Fire Advice for South Guildford in the CITY OF SWAN

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

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

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

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

    DETAILS:

    ROAD CLOSURES:

    No roads are closed.

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

    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

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

    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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

    KEEP UP TO DATE:
    Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
    The next update will be issued when the situation changes
    END

    Bushfire Advice for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE 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: 05 December 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for people in southern parts of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Nicholson Road, Armadale Road, Oxley Road and Tonkin Highway in the southern part of FORRESTDALE in the CITY OF ARMADALE.

    • 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 NICHOLSON RD and ROWLEY RD in OAKFORD.

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is contained and under control.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    All roads have been reopened.

    Motorists are asked to reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

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

    SCHOOLS:

    Please be advised that Forrestdale Primary School will re-open on Thursday, December 5th 2019.

    You can get the most up to date information by visiting the Department of Education Facebook or Twitter pages at:

    Website

     


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are strengthening containment lines and blacking out.
    • Approximately 50 Career Fire and Rescue Service, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters are attending.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

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


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for parts of CULLACABARDEE in the CITY OF SWAN.

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of CULLACABARDEE in the CITY OF SWAN. Content:

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

    Please note this is now an ALL CLEAR


    Time of issue: 09:51 AM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for parts of CULLACABARDEE in the CITY OF SWAN.

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people the Northern part of CULLACABARDEE and Tonkin Highway between Gnangara Road and Hepburn Avenue in CULLACABARDEE in the CITY OF SWAN.

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

    WHAT TO DO:

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are patrolling and monitoring the area.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 04:29 PM on 4 December 2019.
    • Currently there has been 9 hectares burnt.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

    No further updates will be issued.


    END

    Bushfire All Clear for QUOBBA STATION in MACLEOD in SHIRE OF CARNARVON

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for QUOBBA STATION in MACLEOD in SHIRE OF CARNARVON Content:

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

    Please note this is now an ALL CLEAR


    Time of issue: 09:41 AM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019


    Bushfire ALL CLEAR for QUOBBA STATION in MACLEOD in SHIRE OF CARNARVON

    ALERT LEVEL:

    An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people between BLOWHOLES ROAD and the RED BLUFF TURNOFF in MACLEOD in SHIRE OF CARNARVON.

    • Firefighters are monitoring the area remotely.
    • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

    WHAT TO DO:

    • Drive slowly and with caution


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

    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 CARNARVON.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the area remotely.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 07:59 PM on 30 November 2019.
    • Currently there has been 15,700 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • Shire of Carnarvon is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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

    No further updates will be issued.


    END

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

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for eastern part of BURAMINYA in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE Content:

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

    Please note changes under Road Closures section


    Time of issue: 08:56 AM
    Date of issue: 05 December 2019


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

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

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

    WHAT TO DO:

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly.
      • It is controlled but not contained.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      The following roads and tracks have been closed:

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

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

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


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

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



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


      END

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