Source: Emergency WA

Time of issue: 01:06 PM
Date of issue: 23 February 2024

Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for Balladonia Roadhouse, and parts of BALLADONIA and FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT is in place for people travelling along Eyre Highway near Balladonia Roadhouse in parts of BALLADONIA and FRASER RANGE in the SHIRE OF DUNDAS.

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

The fire is impacting Eyre Highway and Balladonia Road.

Campgrounds and truck parking are closed between Norseman and Caiguna.

The bushfire is moving in a north easterly direction.

It is unpredictable.

Fire behaviour has reduced but pockets of fire continue to burn in the area.

Crews are back burning to contain the fire .

The fire is unpredictable and people should avoid the area.
If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
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 to keep smoke out.
If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.

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