Update as of 25 February at 10.40am.
An ALL CLEAR advice is in place for people in the TAMBELLUP townsite and east of the area of DARTNALL in the SHIRE OF BROOMEHILL-TAMBELLUP.
A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people in the TAMBELLUP townsite and east of the area of DARTNALL in the SHIRE OF BROOMEHILL-TAMBELLUP.
WHAT TO DO:
If you are in lockdown or any form of isolation or quarantine for COVID-19, you must do whatever you need to protect your life.
If you have been personally directed to self-isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19 and have been advised to leave the area:
There are concerns around changing wind conditions.
It is safe to leave in a northerly direction towards Broomehill, west towards Kojonup or in a general southerly direction .
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and emergency services personnel working on site.
A number of roads have been closed including:
Gnowangerup-Tambellup Road between Henry Street and Beejenup Road
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 visiting the Main Roads Travel Map, calling 138 138 or by contacting your Local Government Authority.
Owners or carers of livestock, pets and companion animals should activate their own animal welfare plan. During a bushfire take advice from Local Government Authorities to protect the lives of your animals while keeping yourself safe.
For more information on actions to take for each bushfire warning level, please see the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development website.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
KEEP UP TO DATE:
During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.
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