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Bushfire Advice for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 10:41am
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

There is no change to the previous alert


Time of issue: 10:41 AM
Date of issue: 02 December 2017


Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

  • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway

WHAT TO DO:

    If driving

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


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

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

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


    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END 

    Bushfire Advice for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    Sat, 02/12/2017 - 10:30am
    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

    There is no change to the previous alert


    Time of issue: 10:30 AM
    Date of issue: 02 December 2017


    Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track approximately 36 kilometres east south east of the Parnngurr Community, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
    • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
    • The fire is burning along the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in TELFER.

    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.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south 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 EAST PILBARA.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Shire of East Pilbara is managing the fire.


      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


      END 

      Bushfire All Clear for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      Sat, 02/12/2017 - 10:25am
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


      Time of issue: 10:25 AM
      Date of issue: 02 December 2017


      Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

      ALERT LEVEL:

      An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people in and near the Marta Marta Community, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.

      • 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 emergency services personnel working in the area.

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • The bushfire is moving slowly in a easterly direction.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Roads have not been closed.

      Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to emergency services personnel working in the area.

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
      • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
      • 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 

      Bushfire Advice for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

      Sat, 02/12/2017 - 9:36am
      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING Content:

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


      Time of issue: 09:36 AM 
      Date of issue: 02 December 2017


      Bushfire ADVICE for 15km east of Mundaring in SHIRE OF MUNDARING

      ALERT LEVEL: 

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people 15km east of Mundaring in the vicinity of Wellbucket State Forest.

      • 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 RIDLEY RD and YETAR RD.

      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 moderate in behaviour and is travelling in a westerly direction.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 

        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are on the scene.
        • Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The cause of the fire is unknown.
        • 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        Sat, 02/12/2017 - 9:23am
        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

        Please note there are three fires in this alert


        Time of issue: 09:23 AM 
        Date of issue: 02 December 2017


        Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        ALERT LEVEL: 

        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

        • 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.
        • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

        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 fires are 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 tracks have been closed including:

          • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
          • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 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. 
          The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


          Bushfire All Clear for Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

          Fri, 01/12/2017 - 3:43pm
          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

          Please note change to alert level sections


          Time of issue: 03:43 PM
          Date of issue: 01 December 2017


          Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

          ALERT LEVEL:

          An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Trans Access Road, in an area bounded by Kitchener Station to the east and Chifley Station to the west, in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

          • The bushfire that was burning along Trans Access Road has been contained and is under control.
          • 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:

          • The fires are moving slowly in a northerly direction.


          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

          Roads have not been closed.

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

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


          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


          EXTRA INFORMATION:

          • The fire was reported at 11:04 AM on 28 November 2017.
          • 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 

          Bushfire Advice for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

          Fri, 01/12/2017 - 3:39pm
          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

          There is no change to the previous alert


          Time of issue: 03:39 PM
          Date of issue: 01 December 2017


          Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

          ALERT LEVEL:

          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

          • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway

          WHAT TO DO:

            If driving

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


            ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

            • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

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

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


            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

            • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


            EXTRA INFORMATION:

            • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
            • The cause of the fire is lightning.
            • DFES is managing the fire.


            KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


            END 

            Bushfire Advice for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

            Fri, 01/12/2017 - 3:38pm
            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

            There is no change to the previous alert


            Time of issue: 03:38 PM
            Date of issue: 01 December 2017


            Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

            ALERT LEVEL:

            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Central Road and Bandya Road, 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

            • There is no threat to lives or homes.
            • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
            • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
            • The fire is burning on the western side of Great Central Road.

            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 northerly direction.
              • It is out of control and unpredictable.


              ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

              Roads have not been closed.

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

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


              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


              EXTRA INFORMATION:

              • The fire was reported at 07:01 PM on 26 November 2017.
              • The cause of the fire is lightning.
              • The Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


              KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


              END 

              Bushfire Advice for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              Fri, 01/12/2017 - 3:25pm
              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


              Time of issue: 03:25 PM
              Date of issue: 01 December 2017


              Bushfire ADVICE for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

              ALERT LEVEL:

              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and near the Marta Marta Community, east 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 is burning approximately 6 kilometres north of the Great Northern Highway, near Marble Bar Road, in the Town of Port Hedland.

              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.


                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 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
                • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                • 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 

                Bushfire Advice for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                Fri, 01/12/2017 - 3:20pm
                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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

                There is no change to the previous alert


                Time of issue: 03:20 PM
                Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                ALERT LEVEL:

                A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track approximately 36 kilometres east south east of the Parnngurr Community, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                • The fire is burning along the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in TELFER.

                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.

                  BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                  • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south 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 EAST PILBARA.


                  WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                  EXTRA INFORMATION:

                  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                  • Shire of East Pilbara 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                  Fri, 01/12/2017 - 2:47pm
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                  Please note there are three fires in this alert


                  Time of issue: 02:47 PM 
                  Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                  Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                  ALERT LEVEL: 

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

                  • 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.
                  • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

                  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 fires are 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 tracks have been closed including:

                    • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
                    • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


                    WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                    • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                    • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 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. 
                    The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                    Bushfire Advice for Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

                    Fri, 01/12/2017 - 11:00am
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER Content:

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

                    There is no change to the previous alert


                    Time of issue: 11:00 AM
                    Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Trans Access Road, in an area bounded by Kitchener Station to the east and Chifley Station to the west, in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

                    • 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 fires are burning on both sides of the Trans Access Road. Smoke will impact the road.

                    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 fires are moving slowly in a northerly direction.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                      • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 11:04 AM on 28 November 2017.
                      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                      • DFES is managing the fire.


                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END 

                      Bushfire Advice for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                      Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:58am
                      Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                      There is no change to the previous alert


                      Time of issue: 10:58 AM
                      Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                      Bushfire ADVICE for 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                      ALERT LEVEL:

                      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Great Central Road and Bandya Road, 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                      • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                      • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                      • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                      • The fire is burning on the western side of Great Central Road.

                      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 northerly direction.
                        • It is out of control and unpredictable.


                        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                        Roads have not been closed.

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

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


                        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                        • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                        EXTRA INFORMATION:

                        • The fire was reported at 07:01 PM on 26 November 2017.
                        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                        • The Shire of Laverton is managing the fire.


                        KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                        END 

                        Bushfire Advice for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                        Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:55am
                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON Content:

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

                        There is no change to the previous alert


                        Time of issue: 10:55 AM
                        Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling in the vicinity of Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON.

                        • 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 fires are burning on both sides of Anne Beadell Highway

                        WHAT TO DO:

                          If driving

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


                          ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

                          • Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction. 

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

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


                          WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                          • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                          EXTRA INFORMATION:

                          • The fire was reported at 05:53 AM on 26 November 2017.
                          • 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.
                          More information will be released when known unless the situation changes.


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                          Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:26am
                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND Content:

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


                          Time of issue: 10:26 AM
                          Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                          Bushfire ADVICE for the Marta Marta Community and surrounding areas, east of Port Hedland, in the TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and near the Marta Marta Community, east 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 is burning approximately 6 kilometres north of the Great Northern Highway, near Marble Bar Road, in the Town of Port Hedland.

                          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.


                            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 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND.


                            WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                            • Firefighters are on the scene.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The cause of the fire is suspicious.
                            • People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Police Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
                            • 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                            Fri, 01/12/2017 - 9:45am
                            Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                            Please note there are three fires in this alert


                            Time of issue: 09:45 AM 
                            Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                            Bushfire ADVICE for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                            ALERT LEVEL: 

                            A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Nuytsland Nature Reserve, including Eyre Highway, in the Shire of Dundas.

                            • 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.
                            • Three fires are burning in the nature reserve, including 20km south-west of Cocklebiddy in the Nalonya area; 65km south-west of Caiguna in the Toolina Cove area and 65km south-south-east of Caiguna in the Baxter Cliffs area.

                            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 fires are 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 tracks have been closed including:

                              • All access tracks south of Eyre Highway to Baxter Cliffs between Toolinna Cove track and Cocklebiddy
                              • Telegraph track between Point Culver and Cocklebiddy/Twilight Cove

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


                              WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                              • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                              EXTRA INFORMATION:

                              • The fire was reported at 11:00 AM on 28 November 2017 and currently there has been 13,700 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. 
                              The next update will be provided by 4pm today unless the situation changes.


                              Bushfire Advice for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                              Fri, 01/12/2017 - 9:02am
                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA Content:

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


                              Time of issue: 09:02 AM
                              Date of issue: 01 December 2017


                              Bushfire ADVICE for Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people near the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track approximately 36 kilometres east south east of the Parnngurr Community, in the SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA.

                              • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                              • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
                              • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                              • The fire is burning along the Canning Stock Route, near the Talawana Track, in TELFER.

                              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.

                                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                • The bushfire is moving slowly in a south 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 EAST PILBARA.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The cause of the fire is lightning.
                                • Shire of East Pilbara 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 

                                Hazmat Controlled Contained for ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME ALL CLEAR

                                Thu, 30/11/2017 - 6:06pm
                                Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Fuel Leak in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME ALL CLEAR 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 changes throughout the alert


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

                                Time of issue: 06:06 PM
                                Date of issue: 30 November 2017

                                Fuel Leak in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME ALL CLEAR.

                                The Fuel Leak in ROEBUCK has now been made safe.


                                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                No roads are closed.


                                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 Shire of Broome.

                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are no longer on the scene.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The incident was reported at 30/11/2017 14:07:00.


                                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 or listen to news bulletins. 
                                No further updates will be issued.


                                END

                                Bushfire All Clear for east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                                Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:57pm
                                Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                                Please note changes under Alert Level, Bushfire Beahviour and What Firefighters are Doing sections


                                Time of issue: 03:57 PM
                                Date of issue: 30 November 2017


                                Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                                ALERT LEVEL:

                                An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway, east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

                                • 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:

                                • The fires are contained.  


                                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 Dundas.


                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are monitoring the situation.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The fire was reported at 01:11 PM on 27 November 2017.
                                • 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 

                                Hazmat General Warning for ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

                                Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:42pm
                                Category: Hazmat Alert Summary: Fuel Leak in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME 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: 03:42 PM
                                Date of issue: 30 November 2017

                                Fuel Leak in ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                                There is a Fuel Leak on BROOME ROAD near the intersection of BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE ROAD in the SHIRE OF BROOME.

                                A semi trailer carrying diesel has come off a truck resulting in a minor diesel spill. The trailer is stable and DFES is working with contractors to decant the remaining fuel into another tanker.

                                WHAT TO DO:

                                • People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.


                                ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                • Traffic management is in place and one lane of Broome Road is closed. 

                                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 Shire of Broome.

                                WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

                                • Firefighters are working with contractors to decant the remaining fuel into another tanker.


                                EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                • The incident was reported at 30/11/2017 14:07:00.


                                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 or listen to news bulletins. 
                                Updates will be provided when the situation changes.


                                END

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