* Note changes to Bushfire Behaviour and Important Numbers sections.
* It is not safe for people in Preston Beach to leave due to downed power lines and debris across the road.
* 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 for people in an area bounded by Old Coast Road, south of Coronation Road, South Western Highway, McDowell Road, Nanga Brook Road, Nanga Road, Dawn Creek Road, south to Murray River Fire line, Driver Road, Logue Brook Dam Road, Dupont Road, Tallanalla Road, Harvey-Quindanning Road, Weir Road, Uduc Road, Forestry Road and Forrest Highway.
This includes east of Waroona, Hamel and Yarloop and surrounding areas. It doesn't include the Waroona townsite.
WHAT TO DO:
PLACE OF LAST RESORT:
Evacuation centres have been established at:
Please note that material donations are not required at this stage. Monetary donations can be made through the Lord Mayor's Distress Relief Fund.
A bushfire WATCH and Act remains for people in an area bounded by Old Bunbury Road, across Forrest Highway to Dorsett Road, Williamson Road, Mayfield Road, South Western Highway, Tallanalla Road, south of the Murray River to east of the Murray River Fireline, Yarragil Form, Loop Road, Dawn Creek Road, Nanga Brook Road, McDowell Street, South West Hwy, north of Coronation Rd, Old Coast Rd, Old Bunbury Rd.
A bushfire WATCH and ACT remains for Preston Beach and Lake Clifton including the Waroona townsite.
A bushfire WATCH and ACT remains for people in an area bounded by Forestry Road, Government Road, Eckersley Road, Clifton Road, South West Highway, Weir Road, Harvey-Quindanning Road, Tallanalla Road, Old Collie Road, Myles Avenue, Mornington Road, South Western Highway, Mitchell Road west to Wellesley Road, Forest Highway and north to Forestry Road. This includes the townsites of Harvey and Cookernup.
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, South Western Highway, Mitchell Road west toWellesley Road, Forrest Highway south to Marriott Road.
This includes the suburb of Wellesley.
A bushfire ADVICE remains for people west of Forest Highway from Pamelup Estate to Binningup townsite including the townsite of Myalup.
WHAT TO DO:
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.
Drive with caution due to livestock across the roads in some areas.
A number of main roads have been closed including:
Further road closures are in place within the area, including:
RECREATION SITE CLOSURES:
The following recreation sites are closed:
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
IMPORTANT NUMBERS: 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, in person at an Evacuation Centre or call the State Enquiry Centre Line on 1800 015 337 between 9am and 10pm. These hours may be subject to change.
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.
For animal welfare issues, phone the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) on 9780 6200.
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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