Please note the alert level for this fire has been downgraded. Changes throughout.The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).ALERT LEVEL:A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in an area bounded by Codsford Road, Old Bunbury Road (off Dorsett Road), Southern Estuary Road, Forrest Highway and Kooljerrenup Nature Reserve, near John Tognela Rest Area on Forrest Highway, east of Lake Clifton in the Shire of Waroona.
WHAT TO DO:
EVACUATION CENTRE: The evacuation centre at the Waroona Recreation Centre on Miller Street, Waroona is now closed.ALERT LEVEL:An ALL CLEAR advice has been issued for people east of Harvey River, south of Kooljerrenup Nature Reserve, Hills Road and Mounsey Road, north of Dorrsett Road and Old Bunbury Road, and west of Gibbings Road in the Shire of Waroona. The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.WHAT TO DO: Drive slowly and with caution due to emergency services personnel working in the area.ROAD CLOSURES:No roads are closed.Old Bunbury Road from Forrest Highway to Southern Estuary Road (access to Southern Estuary Road via Old Coast Road) is open from 7.00pm Motorists are asked to drive with caution, avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.Road information may also be available by calling Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:Firefighters are patrolling the area, extinguishing hot spots and strengthening containment lines and will monitor the area overnight.
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.The next update will be provided by 11.00am tomorrow Saturday 13 February 2016 unless the situation changes.
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