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Bushfire All Clear for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:35pm
Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

Please note changes to Alert Level, Bushfire Behaviour and What Firefighters Are Doing


Time of issue: 03:35 PM
Date of issue: 30 November 2017


Bushfire ALL CLEAR for  Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

  • The bushfire that was burning in Caiguna 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 bushfire is moving slowly in a northerly direction.
  • It is contained and under control.


ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

Roads have not been closed. Smoke may impact Eyre Highway. 

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 02:14 PM 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 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:29pm
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: 03:29 PM
Date of issue: 30 November 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 Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

    Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:27pm
    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: 03:27 PM
    Date of issue: 30 November 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.
      • 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 Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      Thu, 30/11/2017 - 3:25pm
      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: 03:25 PM
      Date of issue: 30 November 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 11am today unless the situation changes.


        END 

        Bushfire Advice for Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

        Thu, 30/11/2017 - 2:54pm
        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 and changes under What Firefighters Are Doing


        Time of issue: 02:54 PM 
        Date of issue: 30 November 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 30 kilometres north of LAVERTON in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

          Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:51am
          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: 10:51 AM
          Date of issue: 30 November 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

            Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:49am
            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: 10:49 AM
            Date of issue: 30 November 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.
              • 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 Nuytsland Nature Reserve in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

              Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:38am
              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: 10:38 AM 
              Date of issue: 30 November 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 building containment lines.


                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 Trans Access Road in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

                Thu, 30/11/2017 - 10:14am
                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: 10:14 AM
                Date of issue: 30 November 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 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 east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                  Thu, 30/11/2017 - 8:58am
                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE 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 the two Bushfire Advices for east of Norseman in Fraser Range have been combined into one alert


                  Time of issue: 08:58 AM
                  Date of issue: 30 November 2017


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

                  ALERT LEVEL:

                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway, east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

                  • 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 Eyre Highway, east of Norseman in Fraser Range.

                  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. Smoke may impact Eyre Highway.

                    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 actively fighting the fire.
                      • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters, Bush Fire Service firefighters and DFES personnel are on the scene.


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


                    END 

                    Bushfire Advice for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                    Thu, 30/11/2017 - 8:46am
                    Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA 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 Behaviour, Road Closures and Conditions and What Firefighters Are Doing


                    Time of issue: 08:46 AM
                    Date of issue: 30 November 2017


                    Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                    ALERT LEVEL:

                    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

                    • There is no threat to lives or homes.
                    • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
                    • The fire is burning approximately 12 kilometres south of Caiguna Roadhouse.

                    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.
                      • Smoke from the fire is clearing.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been closed. Smoke may impact Eyre Highway. 

                      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 working to contain the fire.


                      EXTRA INFORMATION:

                      • The fire was reported at 02:14 PM 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 

                      After Storm: Cancellation for Goldfields-Midlands

                      Wed, 29/11/2017 - 9:04pm
                      Category: Storm Alert Summary: Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands Content:

                      Please note changes to Alert Level

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


                      Time of issue: 09:04 PM
                      Date of issue: 29 November 2017

                      Cancellation of severe thunderstorms warning for parts of the Goldfields-Midlands

                      As at 29/11/2017 20:40:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advises the severe thunderstorms warning in parts of the South Interior district has been cancelled.



                      To date, DFES has received minimal calls for assistance.


                      WEATHER DETAILS:

                      At 29/11/2017 20:40:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in WA. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.


                      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                      Roads have not been 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 by contacting 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

                      Storm - Take Action Now for Goldfields-Midlands

                      Wed, 29/11/2017 - 6:38pm
                      Category: Storm Alert Summary: Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands Content:

                      Please note changes under Weather Details section

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


                      Time of issue: 06:38 PM
                      Date of issue: 29 November 2017


                      Take action with severe thunderstorms coming in parts of the Goldfields-Midlands

                      If you live in parts of the South Interior district you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.

                      Locations which may be affected include Warburton.

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

                      WHAT TO DO:

                      DFES advises you to:

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

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


                      WEATHER DETAILS:

                      At 29/11/2017 18:30:00 the Bureau of Meteorology advised satellite imagery showed an area of thunderstorms near the South Australian border, moving east. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next couple of hours. Storms could cause damage to homes and property.


                      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 by contacting your local Shire.


                      WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:

                      • DFES is monitoring the situation.


                      IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

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

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

                      KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


                      END

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

                      Wed, 29/11/2017 - 5:38pm
                      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)


                      Time of issue: 05:38 PM
                      Date of issue: 29 November 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 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 Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                        Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:20pm
                        Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA 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 and bushfire behaviour


                        Time of issue: 04:20 PM
                        Date of issue: 29 November 2017


                        Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                        ALERT LEVEL:

                        A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA 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.
                        • The fire is burning approximately 12 kilometres south of Caiguna Roadhouse. Smoke will impact Eyre 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.

                          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. Smoke will impact Eyre Highway. 

                          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 02:14 PM 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                          END 

                          Bushfire Advice for 80 kilometres east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                          Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:14pm
                          Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 80 kilometres 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 bushfire behaviour section


                          Time of issue: 04:14 PM
                          Date of issue: 29 November 2017


                          Bushfire ADVICE for 80 kilometres east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                          ALERT LEVEL:

                          A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway, 80 kilometres east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE 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.
                          • The fires are burning on both sides of Eyre Highway, 80 kilometres east of Norseman in FRASER RANGE. Smoke will impact the 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.

                            BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                            • The fires are moving in a northerly direction within containment lines.


                            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 actively fighting the fire.
                              • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters, Bush Fire Service firefighters and DFES personnel are on the scene.


                            EXTRA INFORMATION:

                            • The fire was reported at 01:11 PM on 27 November 2017.
                            • 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 Anne Beadell Highway between Laverton and Neale Junction in the SHIRE OF LAVERTON

                            Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:03pm
                            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: 04:03 PM
                            Date of issue: 29 November 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.
                              • 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 65 kilometres east of Norseman in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                              Wed, 29/11/2017 - 4:01pm
                              Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for 65 kilometres east of Norseman in SHIRE OF DUNDAS Content:

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

                              Please note changes under bushfire behaviour and what firefighters are doing sections


                              Time of issue: 04:01 PM
                              Date of issue: 29 November 2017


                              Bushfire ADVICE for 65 kilometres east of Norseman in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                              ALERT LEVEL:

                              A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of the northern part of Dundas Nature Reserve.

                              • 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 Eyre Highway in the northern part of Dundas Nature Reserve. Smoke will impact the 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.

                                BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                • The bushfire is moving slowly in a northerly direction.
                                • The fire is 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 02:35 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.
                                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

                                Wed, 29/11/2017 - 3:54pm
                                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)

                                Please note changes under Bushfire Behaviour section


                                Time of issue: 03:54 PM
                                Date of issue: 29 November 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 Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                                  Wed, 29/11/2017 - 3:50pm
                                  Category: Bushfire Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA 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


                                  Time of issue: 03:50 PM
                                  Date of issue: 29 November 2017


                                  Bushfire ADVICE for Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

                                  ALERT LEVEL:

                                  A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway in the vicinity of Caiguna Roadhouse in CAIGUNA 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.
                                  • The fire is burning approximately 12 kilometres south of Caiguna Roadhouse. Smoke will impact Eyre 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.

                                    BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

                                    • The bushfire is moving slowly in a northerly direction.
                                    • It is out of control and unpredictable.
                                    • Firefighters are expecting the wind to shift from westerly to southerly.


                                    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

                                    Roads have not been closed. Smoke will impact Eyre Highway. 

                                    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 on their way, monitoring the situation.


                                    EXTRA INFORMATION:

                                    • The fire was reported at 02:14 PM 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 to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.


                                    END 

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