Source: Emergency WA

Bushfire Emergency Warning - bound by McGuigan Road, Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Broome Road in the SHIRE OF BROOME, including people in Coconut Wells
The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

This alert has been upgraded to an Emergency Warning. Please note changes to the warning area.

Time of issue: 12:19 PM
Date of issue: 26 November 2021

Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for western part of ROEBUCK in the SHIRE OF BROOME

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people bound by McGuigan Road, Broome-Cape Leveque Road and Broome Road in the SHIRE OF BROOME, including people in Coconut Wells.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.

The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as homes are now under threat..

The fire started near the intersection of BROOME RD and BROOME-CAPE LEVEQUE RD in ROEBUCK.

It is burning in a north westerly direction..

WHAT TO DO

It's too late to leave, leaving now would be deadly.

You need to shelter in your home in a room away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.

You must shelter before the fire arrives, as the extreme heat will kill you well before the flames reach you.

Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.

If your home catches on fire and the conditions inside become unbearable, you need to get out and go to an area that has already been burnt.

Protect yourself by wearing long sleeves and trousers, made from cotton or wool, and strong leather boots.

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