Sandfire: Road block nets stolen ute driver.

Police say a man stole a ute from a resort at Cable Beach yesterday morning.

After several high-speed pursuits they arrested him at Sandfire Roadhouse about eight hours later.

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Saturday, August 30th, 2014 Broome, Police and courts Comments Off

Bushfire alert

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

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Friday, June 27th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Sandfire: Geoffrey Channing still missing

Police are concerned about a missing 64-year-old man with health problems.

Geoffrey Channing was last seen on Monday afternoon refueling his red 2001 Landcruiser at Sandfire Roadhouse.

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 Broome, Police and courts Comments Off

Sandfire: Ambulance driver quits

A health problem has forced ambulance volunteer Mick Lanagan to quit.

Mr Lanagan has kept the St John Ambulance service running on the road from Broome to Port Hedland for 10 years.

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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 People Comments Off

Broome Shire: Driving smoke hazard

FESABushfire smoke is blowing over the Great Northern Highway between Roebuck and Sandfire roadhouses.

Drivers are warned to take care.

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 Broome, Environment Comments Off
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