Bushfire advice for Nannup

File photo: Firefighters during a controlled burn. Photo: Shannon Wood
File photo: Firefighters during a controlled burn. Photo: Shannon Wood

A bushfire advice has been issued for people bounded by Brockman Highway, Asplin Road and Folly Road including Zircon Road in the eastern part of Nannup.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of Brockman Highway and Brockman Road in East Nannup.

What to do:

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.

Road closures and conditions: 

No roads are closed.

However, motorists are asked to avoid the area and drive carefully due to emergency services personnel working in the area.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the Shire of Nannup.

What firefighters are doing:

  • Firefighters are monitoring the situation and patrolling the area.
  • 6 Bush Fire Service firefighters are attending.

Extra information:

The fire was reported at 01:26 PM on 1 January 2017 and currently there has been 9 hectares burnt.

Shire of Nannup is managing the fire.

Keep up to date:

Visit emergency.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa, or listen to news bulletins. 

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