Weltnachrichten – AU – « NOW LEAVING »: Bushfire is burning out of control


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A fire raging since Saturday threatened the lives and homes of residents of the Gingin and Dandaragan areas north of Perth after the flame escaped containment lines.

A bushfire emergency alert has been issued for parts of the two northern counties after the fire picked up speed and burst lines of fire last night.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has urgently alerted residents of Ocean Farms Estate and told them to leave now.

« If the way is clear, the residents of Ocean Farms Estate must now move to a safer place. Your life will be in danger if you stay. Don’t wait and see that leaving at the last minute is fatal, ”the warning reads.

Residents are advised to travel north or south via Indian Ocean Drive.

An evacuation center has been set up at the Guilderton Country Club on Wedge Street in Guilderton.

The three day old bush fire has had more than 2 so far. 000 hectares blown and this morning is moving rapidly in a westerly direction at three kilometers per hour.

The flame is out of control and unpredictable. Burning embers ignite point fires up to 200 meters in front of the fire front, and winds cause large amounts of ash and dust to blow over the bottom of the fire – reducing visibility of the fire highway.

The fire continues to threaten homes and farms in parts of Regan’s Ford, Red Gully, Cowalla, Moore River National Park, Nilgen, Mimegarra, Karakin, Yathroo, Orange Springs, Lancelin, and Ledge Point – including Ocean Farms and Seaview Park – in the counties of Gingin and Dandaragan.

Those at greatest risk are those bounded by Brand Highway, Nammegarra Road, Mimegarra Road, Dingo Road, Nilgen Road, and Indian Ocean Drive, K. W.. . Street, Sappers Road, Orange Springs Road, and Nabaroo Road.

If you live in these areas you are in danger and you must act immediately to survive.

More than 70 firefighters are fighting the fire, and the crews are assisting those on the ground.

They originally managed to contain the fire, which started around 9 am. On Saturday at 30pm near the intersection of Mogumber Road W and Brand Highway in Red Gully.

A number of streets have been blocked, including K’s Indian Ocean Drive. . W Road to Wedge Island Road, K. . W Road (east of Indian Ocean Drive), Nilgen Road (east of Indian Ocean Drive) and Minegarra Road from Meadows Road to Sappers Road.

There is a bush fire station in an area bounded by Sappers Road to the south and parts of Wedge Island, Mimegarra, Nilgen, and Cooljarloo to the east and north.

The alert level for this fire has been improved as the bushfire jumped the boundary lines.

There is a potential threat to life and homes as a fire burns in the area and conditions change.

People living in parts of The Spectacles, Orelia, Medina, Naval Base, Postans, Kwinana Beach, and Hope Valley – in the city of Kwinana – may face life threatening threats.

The runaway fire, which has burned 240 hectares since Sunday, was demoted to guard yesterday after destroying parts of a Kwinana landfill.

DFES has received no further reports that the fire that surrounded the Perth Motorplex and was just meters from Kleenheat’s gas production facility damaged property.

People bounded by Anketell Road, McLaughlan Road, Thomas Road, Bingfield Road West, Butcher Street, Mason Road and the coast are at risk and must leave or prepare to own their property now To defend.

Abercrombie Road between Anketell Road and Thomas Road is still closed. However, Rockingham Road and Thomas Road have reopened in both directions.

Firefighters have given the all-clear for a fire that burned through 5. 6ha since Sunday evening.

The fire was extinguished yesterday after a retirement home at Riverside Gardens Estate and six other properties in Gosnells were destroyed.

The roads are open, but drivers are advised to drive carefully as some roads are covered in thick smoke.

There is a bushfire warning for anyone in an area bounded by Mimegarra Road, Dingo Road, Nilgen Road, Sappers Road, K. W.. . Driving road and Indian Ocean.

Although there is no danger to life or home, there is a lot of smoke in the area and people are urged to remain vigilant and informed in case the situation changes.

A bushfire that investigators believe was deliberately lit near the intersection of Safety Bay Road and Lake Street in Rockingham yesterday morning has been downgraded to an advisory alert.

Nine volunteer firefighters patrol and mop up the area with the fire under control and burning within the security lines.

Bushfires in Australia, Dandaragan, Shire of Gingin, Lancelin, Perth

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Ref: https://www.perthnow.com.au


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