Northcliffe residents remain cautious as out-of-control fire continues to burn
|17/05/2019||Posted by admin under 南京夜网||
Residents of the Northcliffe area have been urged to remain cautious as changing weather conditions threaten to stoke a massive bushfire that continues to burn out-of-control.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has a issued a bushfire “watch and act” for people in the area, with a possible threat to homes and lives.
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Windy Harbour residents who are at their houses have been warned not to leave their homes and those who have relocated have been told not to return until further instructions are given.
About 184 firefighters continue to tackle the blaze which has been burning since January 30, consuming an area of 88,000 hectares, with a perimeter of 390 kilometres.
Two houses and five sheds have been lost to the fire, believed to have been sparked by lightning.
The Bureau of Meteorology’s forecast for Manjimup predicts light winds becoming south to south-westerly, moving at about 15-20 km/h in the middle of the day, then tending south to south-easterly in the late evening.
The bushfire “watch and act” remains in place for people in an area:
·South of Yeagarup Road, Ritter Road, Barker Road, Crowea Road, Lane Poole Road, Deeside Coast Road, South Western Highway and Bevan Road.
·West of Thompson Road and west of South Western Highway from Beardmore Road to Broke Inlet Road.
·North of Beardmore Road, Broke Inlet Road, Chesapeake Road, Windy Harbour Road.
·East of the coast line.
More fires, more warnings
A bushfire “advice” has been issued for people in the southern part of Lower Hotham in the shires of Boddington, Collie and Williams.
In the Perth region, the same warning applies to people in parts of Wattleup, Hammond Park, Helena National Park, the southern part of The Spectacles and parts of Orelia.
A bushfire “advice” has also been issued for part of Karratha. Follow WAtoday on Twitter
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