Time of issue: 2.52pm Thursday, June 6 2019
A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people north of Beelerup Road and east of Meotti Road in BEELERUP in SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.
There is no threat to lives or homes.
Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
The fire started near the intersection of BEELERUP ROAD and BANGADANG ROAD in BEELERUP
WHAT TO DO
Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
Read through your bushfire survival plan.
If you do not have a plan decide what you will do if the situation gets worse.
Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
The bushfire is stationary.
It is contained and under control.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS
Roads have not been closed.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.
Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF DONNYBROOK-BALINGUP.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING
Firefighters are monitoring the situation.
Three Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.
The fire was reported at 07:03 PM on 5 June 2019.
Currently there has been 5 hectares burnt.
The cause of the fire is accidental.
Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup is managing the fire.
KEEP UP TO DATE
Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio or listen to news bulletins.
The next update to be provided by 11am tomorrow unless the situation changes.