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Bushfire Advice for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

Category: Bushfire
Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS 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: 02:46 PM
Date of issue: 20 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for ZANTHUS in the CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along TRANS ACCESS ROAD between ZANTHUS SIDING and KITCHENER SIDING in ZANTHUS 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.
WHAT TO DO:
  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
If driving
  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • The bushfire is 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 strengthening containment lines.


EXTRA INFORMATION:

  • The fire was reported at 04:18 PM on 30 October 2019.
  • Currently there has been 10,000 hectares burnt.
  • The cause of the fire is lightning.
  • City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder 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

Posted 20 minutes ago

Bushfire Advice for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

Category: Bushfire
Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS
Content:

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


Time of issue: 02:31 PM
Date of issue: 20 November 2019


Bushfire ADVICE for parts of FRASER RANGE in SHIRE OF DUNDAS

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Eyre Highway near the FRASER RANGE in 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 started north of Eyre Highway in the 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 bushfire is moving in a northerly direction.
    • It is controlled but not contained.


    ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

    No roads are 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 on the scene.


    EXTRA INFORMATION:

    • The fire was reported at 03:29 PM on 27 October 2019.
    • Currently there has been 14,500 hectares burnt.
    • The cause of the fire is lightning.
    • DFES is managing the fire.


    KEEP UP TO DATE:

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


    END

    Posted 35 minutes ago

    Bushfire Advice for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    Category: Bushfire
    Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER
    Content:

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


    Time of issue: 02:24 PM
    Date of issue: 20 November 2019


    Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

    ALERT LEVEL:

    A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in vicinity of Canegrass Swamp parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

    • 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 CANEGRASS SWAMP in ORA BANDA.
    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 in a north easterly direction.
      • It is contained but not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

      • Goldfields Highway between Kalgoorlie and Menzies has been reopened.

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

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


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 05:09 PM on 18 November 2019.
      • Currently there has been 6000 hectares burnt.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Shire of Kalgoorlie-Boulder 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

      Posted 41 minutes ago

      Bushfire Advice for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      Category: Bushfire
      Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE
      Content:

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

      Please note changes under Road Closures and Conditions section


      Time of issue: 01:53 PM
      Date of issue: 20 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of KAMBALDA and northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in and between the West Kambalda and East Kambalda townsites in parts of KAMBALDA and for people travelling along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway between Coolgardie and the Kambalda Road turnoff in the northern part of WIDGIEMOOLTHA in SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE.

      • 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 COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and GOLDFIELDS HWY in WIDGIEMOOLTHA.
      WHAT TO DO:
      • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
      • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
      • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
      • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
      • If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.

      If driving

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

      BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

      • It is not controlled.


      ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

      Coolgardie-Esperance Highway has reopened from Coolgardie to 100 metres north of the Kambalda intersection. 

      If you decide to leave, travel towards Kalgoorlie.

      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 COOLGARDIE.


      WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

      • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


      EXTRA INFORMATION:

      • The fire was reported at 02:49 PM on 19 November 2019.
      • The cause of the fire is lightning.
      • Shire of Coolgardie 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

      Posted about 1 hour ago

      Bushfire Advice for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      Category: Bushfire
      Alert Summary: Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER
      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: 11:20 AM
      Date of issue: 20 November 2019


      Bushfire ADVICE for parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

      ALERT LEVEL:

      A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in vicinity of Canegrass Swamp parts of ORA BANDA in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.

      • 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 CANEGRASS SWAMP in ORA BANDA.
      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 in a north easterly direction.
        • It is contained but not controlled.


        ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:

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

        • Goldfields Highway between Kalgoorlie and Menzies has been reopened.

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

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


        WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

        • Firefighters are actively fighting the fire.


        EXTRA INFORMATION:

        • The fire was reported at 05:09 PM on 18 November 2019.
        • Currently there has been 6000 hectares burnt.
        • The cause of the fire is lightning.
        • Shire of Kalgoorlie-Boulder 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

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        Total Fire Ban advice for 12 October 2019

        Content:

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

        Time of issue: 04:35 PM
        Date of issue: 11 October 2019

        Total Fire Ban affecting Midwest Gascoyne, Goldfields Midlands, for 12 October 2019

        A Total Fire Ban has been declared for  12 October 2019 for the local government districts listed below:

        Midwest Gascoyne Region:

        • Wiluna - All Day

        Goldfields Midlands Region:

        • Ngaanyatjarraku - All Day

        At these times you must not:

        • Light, maintain or use a fire in the open air
        • Carry out any activity that could start a fire

        This includes: 

        • All open fires for the purpose of cooking or camping are not allowed.
        • Hot work such as metal work, grinding, welding, soldering, gas cutting or similar is not allowed unless you have an exemption.

        If a Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban has not been implemented by your local government you are able to harvest or move vehicles across paddocks for agricultural purposes.

        You could be fined up to $25,000 or jailed for 12 months or both if you ignore the Total Fire Ban. 

        For information on activities that can or cannot be carried out during a Total Fire Ban visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au/totalfirebans

        If the information you want is not available from the website, telephone the Total Fire Ban Information Line on  1800 709 355.  

        Current Total Fire Bans are also available by visiting www.emergency.wa.gov.au/#totalfirebans

        END

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