Source: Emergency WA

Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for eastern part of TREEBY in CITY OF COCKBURN
ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people bounded by Tapper Road and Fraser Road to the west, Warton Road to the north, Taylor Road to the east and Bartram Road to the south in TREEBY in the CITY OF COCKBURN.
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.
- At all times close all doors and windows 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.
BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
- The bushfire is moving fast in a southerly direction.
- It is out of control and unpredictable.
- Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home.

ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting travelmap.mainroads.wa.gov.au or by contacting the CITY OF COCKBURN.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are on the scene.

EXTRA INFORMATION:
- The fire was reported at 03:21 AM on 24 May 2020.
- City of Cockburn is managing the fire.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dfes_wa, Facebook: https://facebook.com/dfeswa/, listen to ABC Local Radio, 6PR, or news bulletins.

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