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Beagle Bay: Store burned down

Beagle Bay’s only store has burned down.

DFESThere are no supplies available.

You can read DFES’ statement here:

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014 Business and finance Comments Off

Severe fire danger today

DFES forecasts SEVERE FIRE DANGER for the whole of the Kimberley today.

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Monday, August 4th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bushfire alert

A fire is burning along Great Northern Highway, about 50 kilometres north of Sandfire Roadhouse.

DFESYou can read DFES’ announcement here:

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Friday, June 27th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Prescribed burn

Parks and Wildlife is burning off today at a location 170 kilometres east-northeast of Derby.

Drivers are advised to watch out for smoke on the road.

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Geikie Gorge: Fire traps tourists

A fire trapped nine tourists for about an hour and a half at Geikie Gorge on the weekend.

They sheltered near the river until it was safe to leave.

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Severe fire danger today

Fire danger is severe for inland parts of the Kimberley today.

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Friday, November 1st, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Severe fire danger today

DFES says the fire danger is severe today for the west Kimberley coast, and parts of the inland.

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Sunday, October 13th, 2013 Broome, Derby, Environment, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Kununurra, Wyndham Comments Off

Middle Lagoon: Driver smoke alert

A bushfire is burning to the east of Middle Lagoon Road and west of Cape Leveque Road.

DFESDrivers are warned to watch out for smoke.

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 Environment Comments Off
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