Fires

Kununurra: Bushfire at Lakeside

A bushfire continues to burn west towards Lakeside.

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off

West Kimberley: Five bushfires burning

Broome and Derby-West Kimberley shires have a total of five bushfires burning at present.

They are at:

  • Great Northern Highway north-east of Willare Bridge Roadhouse
  • Cape Leveque Road 15 kilometres south of Lombadina
  •  five kilometres south of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse
  • 90 kilometres east of Roebuck Roadhouse
  • Great Northern Highway between Bidyadanga Road and Fraser Downs Road.

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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Broome, Derby, Environment Comments Off

Bidyadanga: Bushfire alert

A bushfire is burning on the Great Northern Highway south of Broome, between  Fraser Downs and Bidyadanga turnoffs.

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Monday, July 28th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Lombardina: Bushfire advice

DFES says a bushfire is burning near Cape Leveque Road, about 15 km south of Lombardina.

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Friday, July 25th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Lake Argyle Road: Bushfire alert

A bushfire is burning near Lake Argyle Road and Victoria Highway.

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Sunday, July 20th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning on both sides of Great Norther Highway about 35km south of Roebuck Plains.

DFESDFES warns drivers to be careful.

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Friday, July 11th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bushfire ‘all clear’

DFES has issued an “all clear” notice for a fire that burned along Great Northern Highway, 50km north of Sandfire.

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Saturday, June 28th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

‘Dob in an arsonist’ appeal

DFES is asking the public to watch out for people deliberately lighting bushfires.

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“We have seen a recent increase in suspicious or deliberately lit bushfires in the Kimberley region,” DFES Superintendent Grant Pipe said.

“The work of just one arsonist can threaten lives, destroy homes and direct resources away from other emergencies.”

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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 Environment, Police and courts Comments Off
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