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Media Release

Bushfire ADVICE for Range Road and Weir Road Millendon
Sunday 3 January 2010 – 2:50 PM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the eastern part of Millendon for a fire that has started between Range Road and Weir Road.

 

WHAT TO DO:

People living in the area need to be alert and watch for signs of fire.

 

You should:

·      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:

Fire crews are on the scene with more crews on their way.

 

Two helitacs have been mobilised to assist ground crews.

 

The incident was reported at 3.26pm 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.

 

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