Fire warning for Vasse Plantation

Busselton Dunsborough Times

A bushfire advice has been issued for people in the vicinity of Vasse Plantation in Jindong.

The fire started near Smith Road and is out of control and unpredictable.

Although there is no immediate danger, residents need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.

There is a lot of smoke in the area and firefighters are responding.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

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.

For updates, visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa or Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/.

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