EmergencyWA Alerts & Warnings

Bushfire All Clear for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST 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: 10:02 AM 
Date of issue: 09 November 2018


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road and Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY..

  • The bushfire that was burning in Windjana Gorge National Park has been contained and is under control.
  • Firefighters will continue to monitor the area
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

WHAT TO DO: 

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

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

The following roads and recreational sites have been reopened:

  • Faifield-Leopold Downs Road between Gibbs River Road and the Great Northern Highway
  • Windjana Gorge Campground

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the area.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 08:03 AM on 8 November 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • 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 the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN Content:

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


Time of issue: 04:09 AM
Date of issue: 09 November 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for the eastern part of JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near Merrit Loop in JANDAKOT in CITY OF COCKBURN.

  • 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 Acourt Road and Candeloro Road in JANDAKOT.

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.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed.

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

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


WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

  • Firefighters are on the scene, patrolling the area and mopping up.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 01:37 AM on 9 November 2018.
  • DFES is managing the fire.


KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


END

Bushfire Advice for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour and Extra Information


Time of issue: 03:48 PM 
Date of issue: 08 November 2018


Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

ALERT LEVEL: 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road and Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

WHAT TO DO: 

    If driving

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

    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

    • It is out of control and not contained.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

    • Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road between Gibb River Road and the Great Northern Highway
    • Windjana Gorge Campground

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 08:03 AM on 8 November 2018 and currently there has been 20,000 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightening.
    • 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 the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK

    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK Content:

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


    Time of issue: 03:00 PM
    Date of issue: 08 November 2018


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

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along the Great Northern Highway and Tanami Road between Lamboo Station and Halls Creek in SHIRE OF HALLS CREEK.

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

    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.


      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 HALLS CREEK.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are on the scene.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 07:15 PM on 7 November 2018.
      • DFES is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END

      Bushfire Advice for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST 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: 09:51 AM 
      Date of issue: 08 November 2018


      Bushfire ADVICE for southern part of Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

      ALERT LEVEL: 

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road and Windjana Gorge National Park in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY.

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

      WHAT TO DO: 

        If driving

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


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

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

        • Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road between Gibb River Road and the Great Northern Highway
        • Windjana Gorge Campground

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene, monitoring the situation.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 08:03 AM on 8 November 2018.
        • The cause of the fire is lightening.
        • 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 All Clear for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


        Time of issue: 03:55 PM
        Date of issue: 07 November 2018


        Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        ALERT LEVEL:

        An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS, approximately 190 kilometres south of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

        • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

        WHAT TO DO:

        • Drive slowly and with caution in the area.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the night.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 02:38 PM on 5 November 2018.  
        • Currently there has been approximately 24,000 hectares burnt.
        • The Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.


        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


        END

        Smoke Alert Advice for Bunbury, Donnybrook, Collie, Worsley, Burekup and Binningup in South West

        Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Donnybrook, Collie, Worsley, Burekup and Binningup in the South West Content:

        Time of issue:01:59 PM
        Date of issue: 07 November 2018

        Smoke Alert for Bunbury, Donnybrook, Collie, Worsley, Burekup and Binningup in the South West

        The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Bunbury, Donnybrook, Collie, Worsley, Burekup and Binningup and surrounds.

        The smoke is from prescribed burns in the area. It is expected to dissipate tomorrow.

        WHAT TO DO:  

        If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
        Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
        People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
        People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances. 

         

        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.

        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

        Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour, Road Closures and Extra Information


        Time of issue: 09:40 AM
        Date of issue: 07 November 2018


        Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

        ALERT LEVEL:

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS, approximately 190 kilometres south of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

        • There is no threat to lives or homes.
        • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
        • The fire started north of Redmont Airport.

        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.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed however motorists travelling along Great Northern Highway between Port Hedland and Newman are advised to exercise caution as smoke may impact the road throughout the day.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are working with Emergency Services crews from local mine sites to monitor the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 02:38 PM on 5 November 2018.  
          • Currently there has been approximately 25,000 hectares burnt.
          • The Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.


          KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


          END

          Smoke Alert Advice for Lesmurdie and surrounding areas in Perth Metropolitan

          Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Lesmurdie and surrounding areas in the City of Kalamunda Content:

          Time of issue:04:59 PM
          Date of issue: 06 November 2018

          Smoke Alert for Lesmurdie and surrounding areas in the City of Kalamunda

          The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Lesmurdie and surrounding areas in the City of Kalamunda.

          Smoke is expected to be visible in the morning as a result of a DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service prescribed burn being carried out 1km south of Lesmurdie early tomorrow morning.

          The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow afternoon.

          WHAT TO DO:  

          If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.

          Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.

          People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.

          People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

          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.

          END 

          Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

          Please note changes under Fire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing


          Time of issue: 03:39 PM
          Date of issue: 06 November 2018


          Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS, approximately 190 kilometres south of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

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

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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

            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

            • The bushfire is moving slowly in a easterly direction.
            • Firefighters are expecting the wind to change from westerly to south easterly at 10pm.
            • This means the fire will be moving quickly in a north westerly towards Great Northern Highway and fire and smoke may impact the road overnight.


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

            Roads have not been closed however motorists travelling along Great Northern Highway between Port Hedland and Newman are advised to exercise caution as smoke and fire may impact the road overnight.

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are working with Emergency Services crews from local mine sites to monitor the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 02:38 PM on 5 November 2018.
            • The Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END

            Smoke Alert Advice for Smoke Alert for Lake Argyle Road in LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

            Category: Other Alert Summary: Smoke Alert for Lake Argyle Road in LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

            Time of issue: 09:31 AM
            Date of issue: 06 November 2018

            Smoke Alert for Lake Argyle Road in LAKE ARGYLE in the SHIRE OF WYNDHAM-EAST KIMBERLEY

            A Smoke Alert has been issued for people on Lake Argyle Road and surrounding areas in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Smoke from a bushfire near Lake Argyle over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to Lake Argyle Road and surrounding areas. The smoke is expected to clear over coming days.

            WHAT TO DO:

            • 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:

            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.

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

            END

            Bushfire Advice for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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

            Please note changes under Alert Area and throughout - This fire was previously referred to as north west of Redmont Airport


            Time of issue: 09:03 AM
            Date of issue: 06 November 2018


            Bushfire ADVICE for Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Northern Highway in MULGA DOWNS, approximately 190 kilometres south of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire started north of Redmont Airport.
            • The fire is burning towards Great Northern Highway. The road may be impacted by smoke and fire.

            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 fire is burning in a north westerly direction.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed however motorists travelling along Great Northern Highway between Port Hedland and Newman are advised to exercise caution as smoke and fire may impact the 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 Town of Port Hedland.


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 02:38 PM on 5 November 2018.
              • The Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for the area north west of Redmont Airport in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire Advice issued for Redmont in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


              Time of issue: 03:19 PM
              Date of issue: 05 November 2018


              Bushfire ADVICE for the area north west of Redmont Airport in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people working on minesites 15 kilometres east of the Great Eastern Highway and 6 kilometres north west of Redmont Airport in the Shire of East Pilbara.

              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
              • The fire started north of Redmont Airport in the Shire of East Pilbara.
              • It is burning in a south easterly direction.

              WHAT TO DO:

                If driving

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                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 EAST PILBARA.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 02:38 PM on 5 November 2018.
                • Town of Port Hedland is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire All Clear for for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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


                Time of issue: 02:11 PM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in the area bordered by Quandong Point in the north, Manari Road in the east, Cape Boileau in the south and the Indian Ocean to the west in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome. .

                • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day/night
                • 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 BROOME.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 06:55 PM on 3 November 2018 and currently there has been 200 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
                • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Bushfire All Clear for 35 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for 35 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


                Time of issue: 11:30 AM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018


                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  35 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                ALERT LEVEL:

                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people people travelling on Great Northern Highway 35 kilometres north west of NEWMAN in SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                • Firefighters will monitor the area for the rest of the day/night
                • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

                WHAT TO DO:

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


                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the area for the rest of the day/night..


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The fire was reported at 07:58 AM on 3 November 2018 and currently there has been 8500 hectares burnt.
                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                • DFES is managing the fire.


                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                END 

                Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

                Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                Time of issue: 11:11 AM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in or near ELLENDALE, 80 kilometres west of Fitzroy Crossing and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from an existing bushfire has been carried by prevailing winds and is affecting people on or near the Great Northern Highway.

                WHAT TO DO:

                • 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:

                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.

                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                No further updates will be issued.

                END

                Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY in Kimberley

                Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY Content:

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

                Time of issue: 10:47 AM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for ELLENDALE in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for people in or near ELLENDALE, 80 kilometres west of Fitzroy Crossing and surrounding areas in the SHIRE OF DERBY-WEST KIMBERLEY. Smoke from an existing bushfire has been carried by prevailing winds and is affecting people on or near the Great Northern Highway. 

                WHAT TO DO:

                • 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:

                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.

                KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


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

                END

                Smoke Alert Advice for A Smoke Alert has been issued for Lake Argyle Road in Lake Argyle in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley in Kimberley

                Category: Other Alert Summary: A Smoke Alert has been issued for Lake Argyle Road in Lake Argyle in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Content:

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

                Time of issue: 10:39 AM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for Lake Argyle Road in Lake Argyle in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

                A Smoke Alert has been issued for people on Lake Argyle Road and surrounding areas in the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. Smoke from a bushfire near Lake Argyle over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to Lake Argyle Road and surrounding areas. The smoke is expected to clear over coming days.

                WHAT TO DO:

                • 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:

                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.

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

                END

                Bushfire Advice for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME Content:

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

                Please note changes under EXTRA INFORMATION and WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING sections


                Time of issue: 10:38 AM
                Date of issue: 05 November 2018


                Bushfire ADVICE for WATERBANK in SHIRE OF BROOME

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the area bordered by Quandong Point in the north, Manari Road in the east, Cape Boileau in the south and the Indian Ocean to the west in Waterbank in the Shire of Broome.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire started near the intersection of BARRED CREEK ROAD and MANARI ROAD in WATERBANK.

                WHAT TO DO:

                  If driving

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

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south easterly direction.
                  • It is contained and under control.


                  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 BROOME.

                  RECREATIONAL AREAS:

                  The fire is burning near some camping areas.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The fire was reported at 06:55 PM on 3 November 2018 and currently there has been 200 hectares burnt.
                  • The cause of the fire is deliberately lit.
                  • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                  • DFES is managing the fire.


                  KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                  END 

                  After Storm: Cancellation for Goldfields-Midlands

                  Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands Content:

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


                  Time of issue: 11:04 PM
                  Date of issue: 04 November 2018

                  Cancellation of thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands

                  As at 04/11/2018 21:03:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the thunderstorms warning in the south Interior district has been cancelled.

                  At 9:00pm satellite imagery showed thunderstorms contracting out of the South Interior district and into South Australia.Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA.

                  To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


                  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.
                  No further updates will be issued.


                  END

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