A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING remains for people in an area bounded by Old Coast Road, Forrest Highway, Bobsord Bridge, east of Waroona, Nanga Brook Road, Cunard Road, Dawn Creek Road, Pinjarra Road, south east to Harvey-Quindanning Road, Weir Road, Uduc Road and Forestry Road.
This includes east of Waroona, Hamel, Cookernup, Yarloop, Harvey townsite and surrounding areas. It doesn't include the Waroona townsite.
There is a threat to lives and homes.
WHAT TO DO:
PLACE OF LAST RESORT:
Evacuation centres have been established at:
Please note material donations are not required at this stage. Monetary donations can be made through the Lord Mayor's Distress Relief Fund.
The following community meetings have been scheduled for today:
Please note times may be subject to change.
A bushfire WATCH and Act remains for an area bounded by Preston Beach, Lake Clifton and north of Waroona in an area bounded by Old Bunbury Road, Dorsett Road, Williamson Road, Mayfield Road, South Western Highway, Tallathalla Road, south of Murray River to Waroona.
A bushfire WATCH and ACT remains for an area bounded by Waroona in a line west to the coast, including Preston Beach.
A bushfire WATCH and ACT remains for an area bounded by Taranto Road, Read Road, Boonilup Road, Leitch Road, Dixon Avenue, South Western Highway north to Rodway Road, Government Road, Forrestry Road, west to the coast. This includes Myalup.
Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
If you are in the area you should leave in a southerly direction away from the fire.
A bushfire ADVICE remains for people in an area bounded by Marriott Road, South Western Highway, Sandalwood Road, Big Tree Road, Mornington Road, Myles Avenue, Tallathalla Road, Harvey-Quindanning Road to Harvey, Forestry Road to Forrest Highway to Marriott Road.
This includes the townships of Binningup and the suburb of Wellesley.
Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
WHAT TO DO:
WHAT TO DO:
Drive slowly and with caution due to emergency services personnel working in the area.
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 number of main roads have been closed including:
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, call the State Enquiry Centre Line on 1800 015 337 or in person at an Evacuation Centre.
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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