Smoke Alert Advice Over Kalgoorlie

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20 September 2017

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Smoke Alert Advice for Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

ALERT LEVEL
A Smoke Alert Advice is current for people in or near Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Smoke from prescribed burning actvities in the Perth Hills over the last few days has been carried by prevailing winds through to Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas.

The smoke is expected to clear later today. 

WHAT TO DO:  

Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:  

If driving

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
  •  If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

DETAILS:

ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS: 
Roads have not been closed.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visitingwww.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR by contacting the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. 

 

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 or listen to news bulletins.

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