A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the western part of Gooseberry Hill for a fire that has started between Zig Zag Scenic Drive and Lascelles Parade.
WHAT TO DO:
People living in the area need to be alert and watch for signs of fire.
· Close all doors and windows
· Turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible
People living in the area need to be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site and take their advice.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
Career and volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Brigade firefighters from Kalamunda and Welshpool are on the scene.
Helitacs have been mobilised to assist ground crews.
The incident was reported at 5pm today.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke. They should also be aware of emergency services personnel working on site and take their advice.
Further information will be released as it become available.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Call 1300 657 209, visit www.fesa.wa.gov.au or listen to news bulletins.