*Please note changes throughout alert.
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people in an area bounded by Willowdale Road, Johnston Road, Forrest Highway, Dorsett Road, Williamson Road, Mayfield Road and Nanga Brook Road, including the Waroona townsite, in the Shire of Waroona.
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is also in place for people in Preston Beach in the Shire of Waroona.
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is also in place for people in Harvey townsite and surrounding areas in the Shire of Harvey.
WHAT TO DO: (PRESTON BEACH and EAST OF SOUTH WESTERN HIGHWAY)
WHAT TO DO: (WEST OF SOUTH WESTERN HIGHWAY, INCLUDING HARVEY. EXCLUDING PRESTON BEACH)
PLACE OF LAST RESORT:
An evacuation centre has been established at Murray Leisure Centre, 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra.
An evacuation centre has been established at Leschenault Leisure Centre, Leisure Dr, Australind.
The Harvey Recreation Centre evacuation centre is no longer open.
Please note: Donations are not required at this stage.
A community meeting will be held at 2.00pm at the Murray Leisure Centre, 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra.
A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people in an area bounded by Johnston Road, Willowdale Road, Forrest Highway, Riverdale Road and Logue Brook Dam and Clarke Road to Nanga Road, in the Shire of Waroona
WHAT TO DO:
A number of roads have been closed including:
Main Roads advises:
If your heading north to Perth an alternative route to take is Coalfields Highway to Albany Highway.
If you are heading south from Perth an alternative route to take is Albany Highway to Coalfields Highway.
Heavy haulage should check Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:
The following recreation sites are closed:
Western Power has advised that there are electricity interruptions as a result of the bushfire. Customers without power are encouraged to make alternative plans on the basis that power is not likely to be restored today.
For further details visit www.westernpower.com.au.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
Register with Register.Find.Reunite. to let your family and loved ones know you are OK in person at the Evacuation Centre or via https://register.redcross.org.au from any computer or mobile device or call the State Enquiry Centre Line on 1800 015 337.
If you are unable to contact a loved one who may have been affected by the fires visit the Red Cross website https://register.redcross.org.au.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa, listen to ABC local radio, or news bulletins.
Updates will be provided every hour unless the situation changes.
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.
A new alert may have been issued for this incident.
Please visit the Alerts and Warnings page for the latest information.
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