The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)
Time of issue: 11:06 AM
Date of issue: 18 January 2019
Bushfire ALL CLEAR for Mesa J mine site in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON
An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people near the Mesa J mine site in the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.
- The bushfire that was burning near the Mesa J mine site has been extinguished.
- The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.
- Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Roads have not been closed.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR by contacting the SHIRE OF ASHBURTON.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
- The fire was reported at 03:53 PM on 10 January 2019.
- The cause of the fire is lightning.
- The Shire of Ashburton 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.