Source: Emergency WA
Time of issue: 02:51 PM
Date of issue: 23 December 2019
Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for parts of CUNDEELEE in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in or near CUNDEELEE in CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.
You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
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.
The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
It is out of control and unpredictable.
If you live in CUNDEELEE, leave south on CUNDEELEE ROAD.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Roads have not been 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 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER.
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
Firefighters are on their way.
The fire was reported at 02:03 PM on 20 December 2019.
DFES 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.
During a power outage, your home phone, computer or other electronic devices connected to the NBN will not work. Include a battery powered radio in your emergency kit.
Updates will be issued every hour unless the situation changes.