* Please note changes under what firefighters are doing.
* Motorists are asked to avoid non essential travel through the area. If you must travel please ensure your petrol tank is full before you depart.
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING remains in place for people in an area bounded by Forrest Highway, Dorsett Road, Williamson Road, Mayfield Road, South Western Highway, Nanga Brook Road, Dawn Creek Road to Murray River, Murray River to Driver Road, Logue Brook Road, Dupont Road, Tallanalla Road, Harvey-Quindanning Road and Forestry Road in the Shires of Waroona and Harvey.
This includes the town sites of Waroona, Hamel, Cookenup, Yarloop and Harvey.
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING remains in place for people in Preston Beach and Lake Clifton in the Shire of Waroona.
WHAT TO DO:
PLACE OF LAST RESORT:
An evacuation centre has been established at:
A bushfire WATCH and Act remains for people in area bounded by Marriott Road, South Western Highway, Sandalwood Road, Big Tree Road, Mornington Road, Myles Avenue, Tallanalla Road, Harvey Quindanning Road to Harvey, Forestry Road to Forrest Highway to Marriott Road.
WHAT TO DO:
Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
Travel in a southerly direction away from the fire.
A bushfire ADVICE remains for people in the areas of Brunswick, Australind, Leschenault, Eaton, Roelands, and Millbridge.
A bushfire ADVICE remains for people in the area of Forrest Highway, Fishermans Road, Coolup Road East, Burnside Road, Dwellingup-Williams Road, Nanga Road, Icy Creek Road, Nanga Brook Road to Waroona, South Western Highway, Mayfield Road, Williamson Road, Dorsett Road.
Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
A number of roads have been closed at the following locations:
Motorists are asked to avoid non essential travel through the area.
If you must travel please ensure your petrol tank is full before you depart.
Main Roads advises:
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 until the coming days. 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 via https://register.redcross.org.au from any computer or mobile device or in person at an Evacuation Centre. The State Enquiry Centre Line will open again at 9:00am.
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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