EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes to weather details section

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


Time of issue: 10:58 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest in the next few hours as a cold front moves through. A moderate to strong cold front is currently moving over southwest parts of the State. The weather system may cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas DANGEROUS GUSTS in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by around 1am Monday and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday. A second Severe Weather Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL is also current for the Gascoyne and Pilbara districts. Cape Naturalite recorded a wind gust of 94 kilometres per hour at 9:22pm.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


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Bushfire Advice for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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


Time of issue: 07:04 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for western part of ORD RIVER in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in or near the Spring Creek Caravan Park, near the Purnululu National Park entry, in ORD RIVER in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

  • 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 moving slowly in all directions

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.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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

SPRING CREEK CARAVAN PARK:

DFES are monitoring remotely and liaising with the caravan park.

The caravan park authorities will be notifying campers of the fire.


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area.


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.


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Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

Please note changes under Weather Information section

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


Time of issue: 04:49 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:28:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A middle level cloud band will develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a moderate to strong cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during Monday and early Tuesday. Rainfall will develop during the early hours of Monday morning. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and norhtwest Gascoyne, between Coral Bay and Exmouth where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Please refer to the second Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds associated with the cold front as it passes over the southwest corner of WA late Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

Please note changes throughout.

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


Time of issue: 04:43 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 15:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest as a cold front moves through overnight. A moderate to strong cold front will move across southwest parts of the State overnight tonight. The weather system may cause widespread damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to homes and property in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas dangerous gusts in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause significant damge or destruction to homes and property. The onset of severe weather is expected at the South West Capes from approximately 10pm this evening, extending to eastern parts of the warning area with the passage of the cold front by 1am on Monday. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by 1am and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday. A second Severe Weather Warning for heavy rainfall is also current for the Gascoyne and Pilbara districts.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Great Southern, South West, Lower South West Content:

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


Time of issue: 12:00 PM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Great Southern, South West, Lower South West

If you live in the South West, Lower South West or south western parts of the Great Southern you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Bunbury, Busselton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Margaret River and Walpole

This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 11:04:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised Destructive gusts are possible in isolated areas across the southwest as a cold front moves through overnight. A moderate to strong cold front will move across southwest parts of the State overnight tonight. The weather system may cause widespread damaging winds to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in damage to homes and property in the southern half of the warning area. In isolated areas dangerous gusts in excess of 125 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause significant damage or destruction to homes and property. The onset of severe weather is expected at the South West Capes from approximately 10pm this evening, extending to eastern parts of the warning area with the passage of the cold front by 1am on Monday. The threat of severe weather is likely to have ceased at the South West Capes by 1am and throughout the warning area by 3am on Monday. Gusty showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue during Monday.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Storm - Take Action Now for Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

Category: Storm Alert Summary: severe weather in Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne Content:

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


Time of issue: 11:58 AM
Date of issue: 17 June 2018


Take action with severe weather coming in parts of the Pilbara, Midwest-Gascoyne

If you live in the south western parts of the Pilbara and north western parts of the Midwest Gascoyne you should take action and stay safe with severe weather to come.

Locations which may be affected include Carnarvon, Exmouth, Onslow, Gascoyne Junction, Minilya Roadhouse and Wooramel Roadhouse

This type of weather is unseasonal for the northwest Gascoyne and western Pilbara, and rainfall totals will add to received from previous weather systems earlier this month.

WHAT TO DO:

DFES advises you to:

  • If outside find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams.
  • Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
  • Unplug electrical appliances and avoid using landline telephones if there is lightning.
  • If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
  • If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
IF DRIVING:
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
  • Slow down, turn your lights on and keep a safe distance from other drivers.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen powerlines and loose debris.
  • If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.

People are being urged to do what they can to help themselves, if it is safe to do so, before calling the SES for assistance


WEATHER DETAILS:

At 17/06/2018 11:05:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised A middle level cloud band will develop over the northwest of WA ahead of a moderate to strong cold front passing over the southwest of the State early Monday morning. The band will extend from the far northwest Gascoyne to the western Pilbara during Monday and early Tuesday. Rainfall will develop during the early hours of Monday morning. Heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding is possible, particularly near the coast in the far west Pilbara and norhtwest Gascoyne, between Coral Bay and Exmouth where 24 hour rainfall totals of 100mm to 9am Tuesday are possible. Please refer to the second Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds associated with the cold front as it passes over the southwest corner of WA late Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Some roads may be closed

Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or your local Shire.


WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

  • DFES is monitoring the situation.


IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If your home has been badly damaged by a storm, call the SES on 132 500
  • In a life threatening situation call 000

After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Hazmat Controlled Contained for WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS has been extinguished

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Please note change to Road Closures section


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

Time of issue: 08:51 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS has been extinguished.

The Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE has been extinguished

WHAT TO DO:

  • Be aware of emergency services personnel in the area and follow their directions.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

  • Brook Road at the intersection of Welshpool Road East has been reopened.
  • Welshpool Road East between Tonkin Highway and Coldwell Road has been reopened.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

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

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are leaving the scene..


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 15/06/2018 12:33:00.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins. 
No further updates will be issued.


END

Hazmat Controlled Contained for WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.


Please note change to alert level


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

Time of issue: 02:14 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE in the CITY OF GOSNELLS is controlled-contained.

The Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE is now contained and under control

WHAT TO DO:

  • People on or near Brook Road may be impacted by smoke.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
The following road has been closed:

  • Brook Road is closed at the intersection of Welshpool Road East.
  • Welshpool Road East between Tonkin Highway and Coldwell Road.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

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

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Forty firefighters are attending.
  • Firefighters are on the scene and mopping up.
  • Western Power, WA Police and City of Gosnells are on the scene. 


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The incident was reported at 15/06/2018 12:33:00.


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or listen to news bulletins. 
No further updates will be issued.


END

Hazmat General Warning for Wattle Grove in the City of Kalamunda

Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Structure Fire in WATTLE GROVE Content:

This is an official notice from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. It is essential that the words are not changed.



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

Time of issue: 01:22 PM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure Fire in Wattle Grove in the City of Kalamunda.

There is a structure fire on Brook Road near the intersection of Welshpool Road East in the the City of Kalamunda

People on or near Brook Road may be impacted by smoke.

WHAT TO DO:

  • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke, with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should also be switched off.
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency servcies personnel working on site.
the following road has been closed:

Brook Road is closed at the intersection of Welshpool Road East.


Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR City of Kalamunda.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • forty firefighters are attending.
  • Firefighters are on the scene and actively fighting the fire.
  • Western Power and WA Police are on the scene. 


KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins. 
Updates will be issued if further information becomes available.


END

Structure fire All Clear for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Structure fire for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER Content:

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

Time of issue: 05:26 AM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Structure fire All Clear for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER

ALERT LEVEL
A Structure fire All Clear is current for people in Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER.

The structure fire on Shaftesbury Avenue near the Beauford Street intersection in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER has been extinguished. 

There is no longer smoke in the area.

WHAT TO DO:  

Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:   


•    Watch for emergency services personnel on site and follow their directions.

DETAILS:

ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Beauford Street has been reopened from Birkett St to Coode St.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR CITY OF BAYSWATER. 

 

EXTRA INFORMATION:

The incident was reported at 2.17am today.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

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

No further updates will be provided.

END 

Smoke Alert Advice for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in Perth Metropolitan

Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER Content:

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

Time of issue: 03:51 AM
Date of issue: 15 June 2018

Smoke Alert Advice for Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER

ALERT LEVEL
A Smoke Alert Advice is current for people on or near Shaftesbury Avenue in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER.

There is a structure fire on Shaftesbury Avenue near the Beauford Street intersection in BEDFORD in the CITY OF BAYSWATER 

There is a lot of smoke in the area.

There is no direct threat to the community in the area.

WHAT TO DO:  

Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

  • As a precautionary measure, people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed. 
  • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.
  • People with medical concerns should contact their local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

DETAILS:

ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

The following road is closed:

  • Beauford Street is closed in both directions from Birkett St to Coode St.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel.

Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR CITY OF BAYSWATER. 

 

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

Firefighters are on scene and working to contain and control the fire. 

 

EXTRA INFORMATION:

The incident was reported at 2.17am today.

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 All Clear for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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


Time of issue: 03:08 PM 
Date of issue: 10 June 2018


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Weaber Plain Road near Cave Spring Road near Goomig Conservation park, north of Kununurra.

  • The bushfire that was burning in Goomig Conservation Park is no longer impacting the community in this area.
  • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO: 

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


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


No further updates will be issued.


END 

Bushfire Advice for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 08:36 AM 
Date of issue: 10 June 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Weaber Plain Road near Cave Spring Road near Goomig Conservation park, north of Kununurra.

  • 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 along Weaber Plain Road along Goomig Conservation Park

WHAT TO DO: 

    If driving

    • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
    • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
    • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • The bushfire is moving slowly.
    • 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


    Bushfire Advice for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 04:10 PM 
    Date of issue: 09 June 2018


    Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

    ALERT LEVEL: 

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Weaber Plain Road near Cave Spring Road near Goomig Conservation park, north of Kununurra.

    • 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 along Weaber Plain Road along Goomig Conservation Park

    WHAT TO DO: 

      If driving

      • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
      • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
      • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly.
      • 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


      Bushfire All Clear for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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

      Please note changes under alert level.


      Time of issue: 10:46 AM
      Date of issue: 09 June 2018


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between the Ord River and the Purnululu Information Bay in the Shire of Halls Creek..

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

      WHAT TO DO:

      • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area..


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 03:21 PM on 4 June 2018 and currently there has been 4000 hectares burnt.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire Advice for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

      There is no change to the previous alert


      Time of issue: 03:05 PM 
      Date of issue: 08 June 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for Goomig Conservation Park, north of Kununurra in SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL: 

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Weaber Plain Road near Cave Spring Road near Goomig Conservation park, north of Kununurra.

      • 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 along Weaber Plain Road along Goomig Conservation Park

      WHAT TO DO: 

        If driving

        • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
        • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
        • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

        BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

        • The bushfire is moving slowly.
        • 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 WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY.


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • Parks and Wildlife Service is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE: 

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


        Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK 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: 02:47 PM
        Date of issue: 08 June 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between the Ord River and the Purnululu Information Bay in the Shire of Halls Creek.

        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started on the Great Northern Highway near the Ord River in HALLS CREEK.
        • The bushfire is burning on the western side of Great Northern Highway

        WHAT TO DO:

          If driving

          • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
          • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
          • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

          BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area..


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 03:21 PM on 4 June 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 

          Flood - Take Care for Pilbara

          Category: Flood Alert Summary: Flood - Take Care issued by DFES Content:


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


          Time of issue: 12:22 PM
          Date of issue: 08 June 2018

          Take care after rising water levels in rivers and streams in parts of the Pilbara districts.

          People in Onslow and Pilbara Coastal Rivers should take care after rising water levels in local rivers and streams.

          The Bureau of Meteorology advises the Flood Watch has been cancelled for Onslow and Pilbara Coastal Rivers.

          WHAT TO DO:  
          DFES advises you to

          • Watch for changes in water levels so you are ready if you need to act.
          • Never walk, swim or play in floodwaters as they are dangerous.
          • Avoid storm drains and pipes, ditches and ravines, as they are dangerous.
          • With water moving quickly people need to take care near rivers and streams, this includes when swimming or kayaking.
          IF DRIVING:
          • Floodways and river levels may rise rapidly so be careful at crossings.
          • Obey road closure signs and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current. Take care on gravel and unsealed roads as they may be slippery and muddy, and you could get bogged.
           

          ROAD CLOSURES:

          Roads have been closed including:

          • Nanutarra Munjina Road closed to all vehicles in both directions from Bingarn Road to Hamersley Road, Tom Price.• Nanutarra Munjina Road closed to light vehicles and trucks in both directions from Hamersley Road to Great Northern Highway. • Nanutarra Munjina Road closed to all vehicles in both directions Nameless Valley Road to Bingarn Road, Tom Price.• Nanutarra Munjina Road closed to all vehicles in both directions from Tom Price Paraburdoo Road to Nameless Valley Road, Tom Price. Exercise caution:• North West Coastal Highway in both directions between Burkett Road and Onslow Road Turnoff, due to water over the road. • North West Coastal Hwy both directions, 50 kilometres South of Pannawonica Road, Toolunga Creek, due to flooding. • North West Coastal Hwy both directions, Karratha to Whim Creek, due to flooding. 


            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR your local shire.

            FLOOD DETAILS:  
            As at 08/06/2018 11:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises Flooding is no longer likely in the Onslow and Pilbara Coastal Rivers. A trough and associated rain band lies over the northeast Gascoyne, Pilbara and Interior. The rain band will weaken later today, before gradually dissipating on Saturday.While areas of rain and showers are still likely in the area, falls are expected to be below 20 mm to 9 am Saturday.No further flooding is expected for this event.

            Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au
            For the latest flood information visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood or call 1300 659 213.

            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:


            IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

            • For SES assistance call 132 500  
            • In a life threatening situation call 000  
            • For the latest flood information call 1300 659 213 or visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood        


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

            END

            Flood - Take Care for Midwest-Gascoyne

            Category: Flood Alert Summary: Take care after rising water levels in rivers and streams in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne districts. Content:

            Please note changes to flood details.


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


            Time of issue: 11:42 AM
            Date of issue: 08 June 2018

            Take care after rising water levels in rivers and streams in parts of the Midwest-Gascoyne districts.

            People in Gascoyne River catchment should take care after rising water levels in local rivers and streams.

            The Bureau of Meteorology advises the Flood Warning has been cancelled for Gascoyne River catchment.

            WHAT TO DO:  
            DFES advises you to

            • Watch for changes in water levels so you are ready if you need to act.
            • Never walk, swim or play in floodwaters as they are dangerous.
            • Avoid storm drains and pipes, ditches and ravines, as they are dangerous.
            • With water moving quickly people need to take care near rivers and streams, this includes when swimming or kayaking.
            IF DRIVING:
            • Floodways and river levels may rise rapidly so be careful at crossings.
            • Obey road closure signs and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current. Take care on gravel and unsealed roads as they may be slippery and muddy, and you could get bogged.
             

            ROAD CLOSURES:

            Some roads may be closed due to rising flood waters.

            Drivers are asked to exercise extreme caution in the Gascoyne area due to water on and near roads.



            Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting your local Shire. 

            FLOOD DETAILS:  
            As at 08/06/2018 11:00:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises River levels and areas of minor flooding are expected to continue to ease in the Gascoyne River catchment. There is no significant rainfall forecast for the Gascoyne River catchment during Friday.

            Gascoyne River to Jimba:
            No further flooding is expected in the Gascoyne River to Jimba.

            The Gascoyne River at Jimba is currently at 3.67 metres and falling. The Gascoyne River at Jimba is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00
            m) during Friday.

            Gascoyne River downstream of Jimba:
            No further flooding is expected in the Gascoyne River downstream of Jimba.

            The Gascoyne River at Fishy Pool is currently at 4.13 metres and steady. The Gascoyne River at Fishy Pool will remain below the minor flood level (4.50 m) during Friday.

            The Gascoyne River at Nine Mile Bridge will remain below the minor flood level (5.50 m) during Friday.

             

            Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au
            For the latest flood information visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood or call 1300 659 213.

            WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

            • Emergency Services are monitoring the situation.


            IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

            • For SES assistance call 132 500  
            • In a life threatening situation call 000  
            • For the latest flood information call 1300 659 213 or visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood        


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

            END

            Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK 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: 08 June 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in the SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway between the Ord River and the Purnululu Information Bay in the Shire of Halls Creek.

            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started on the Great Northern Highway near the Ord River in HALLS CREEK.
            • The bushfire is burning on the western side of Great Northern Highway

            WHAT TO DO:

              If driving

              • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
              • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
              • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

              BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

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


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are remotely monitoring the area..


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 03:21 PM on 4 June 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.
              More information will be released when known unless the situation changes.


              END 

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