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Media Release

Bushfire ADVICE for Bull Creek
Monday 4 January 2010 – 6:50 PM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of a fire that has started in the Ron Carroll Reserve in Bull Creek, between Sanderson Road and Dryer Road.

 

Lives and homes may be under threat.

 

WHAT TO DO:

People living in the area need to be alert and watch for signs of fire. Embers could be blown around your home and spot fires may start.

 

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 have responded to the scene.

 

The incident was reported at 7.20pm 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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Media Contact: Media and Public Affairs, 9225 5955.

 

 

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