Source: Emergency WA

Time of issue: 01:26 PM
Date of issue: 04 February 2022

Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of SHADFORTH and WILLIAM BAY in the SHIRE OF DENMARK

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people in an area bounded by Scottsdale Road, Kordabup Road and Lapko Road in parts of SHADFORTH and WILLIAM BAY in the SHIRE OF DENMARK.

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 BAYVIEW RISE and MCLEOD ROAD in SHADFORTH.

The bushfire is moving in a south westerly direction.

It is out of control and unpredictabl

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.

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people in an area bounded by Scottsdale Road, Parker Road and Cussons Road in parts of SHADFORTH and PARRYVILLE in the SHIRE OF DENMARK.

There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

The fire started near the intersection of BAYVIEW RISE and MCLEOD ROAD in SHADFORTH.

WHAT TO DO

If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.

If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.

If you plan to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. You need to have access to an independent water supply, and start patrolling your property to put out spot fires.

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

If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

DFES Bushfires