Source: Emergency WA

Bushfire Emergency Warning - in or near Wellesley Road North and Bernbrooke Place in parts of WELLESLEY in the SHIRE OF HARVEY

The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)

This is a new alert

Time of issue: 10:01 AM
Date of issue: 12 March 2022

Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of WELLESLEY in the SHIRE OF HARVEY

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people in or near Wellesley Road North and Bernbrooke Place in parts of WELLESLEY in the SHIRE OF HARVEY.

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

Homes in Wellesley Road North and Bernbrooke Place are under threat by fire now.

The fire started near the intersection of WELLESLEY RD N and BERNBROOKE PL in WELLESLEY.

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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