Bushfire Advice for Graphite Road, 30km west of Manjimup

Bushfire Uncontained

Bushfire Advice for Graphite Road, 30km west of Manjimup

 

Bushfire ADVICE for Graphite Road, 30km west of Manjimup in SHIRE OF NANNUP

ALERT LEVEL: 

A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people in the vicinity of Graphite Road in Easter State Forest, 30km west of Manjimup.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • 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 GOUT RD and BIBLE RD in Easter State Forest.

WHAT TO DO: 

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

  • It is not contained.

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 NANNUP.

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