Source: Emergency WA

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people bound by POPANYINNING WEST ROAD and PENNYS ROAD to the south, BATTS ROAD to the west and GREAT SOUTHERN HIGHWAY to the east, including the Popanyinning Townsite in the SHIRE OF CUBALLING.

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

The fire started near the intersection of POPANYINNING WEST RD and BATTS ROAD in WEST POPANYINNING.

It is burning in a south westerly direction..

WHAT TO DO

If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.

Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.

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

If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.

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

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

If you are not at home, it's too dangerous to return.

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