Significant bush fires 2014/15

Announce thread for significant bush fires & 3rd alarm or above structure fires

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:46 pm

Third alarm bushfire on Great Northern Highway in Bullsbrook near Rutland Road.

I think this started as a vehicle fire around 3:30pm and it's grown from there.

Grade four refreshments for sixty people was just requested as I was typing this so there's a fair number of people attending.

DFES has issued an Advice for the area.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:02 pm

The fire is burning in grass and scrubland along Great Northern Highway. Nearest cross street is Sounness Drive.

Estimated time to control is 6pm today. Appliances and resources already tasked should be sufficient. Comms plan is MCE2. Winds are light and from the south, 10-15km/hr.

Dozer from DPAW requested also.

Control point will be the Bullsbrook Fire Station on the arrival of the ICV.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:34 pm

3rd alarm scrub fire in Baldivis.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:40 am

4th alarm bush/scrub fire The Spectacles, Mandogalup.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6ngs » Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:22 pm

Perth and Western Australian Fire Information
· Edited ·
CONFIRMED FOURTH ALARM Bushfire Mandogalup Road x Anketell Rd MANDOGALUP
**FIRE HAS NOW JUMPED THE FREEWAY. THOSE ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE FREEWAY BETWEEN THOMAS AND ANKETELL ROADS NEED TO ACT IMMEDIATELY**
Multiple crews and air support on scene.
THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS BUSHFIRE. PLEASE STAY OUT OF THE AREA. CONDITIONS ARE SEVERE AND YOU WILL GET IN THE WAY OF EMERGENCY SERVICES!


Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for the western part of Casuarina and the eastern part of Bertram in the City of Kwinana
Tuesday 24 February 2015 - 12:10 PM
A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the western part of Casuarina and the eastern side of Bertram in the City of Kwinana, bounded by Thomas Road, Orton Road, Johnson Road and Bombay Road. This includes the Kwinana Freeway.
• You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
• The fire is burning in the Spectacles north of Thomas Road and is burning in a south easterly direction towards Kwinana Freeway.
BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
• The bushfire is moving fast in a south easterly direction.
• It is out of control and unpredictable.
• Burning embers are likely to be blown around your home. Spot fires are starting up to (number) metres ahead of the fire.
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.
• There is ember attack ahead of the fire, so close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
• If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
• If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
• If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.
SAFER PLACE:
• Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Diceman » Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:56 pm

WATCH AND ACT for eastern part of Bullsbrook http://bit.ly/1zBwqA3 - 3rd alarm Aircraft needed

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:13 pm

Third alarm scrub fire, Whiteman Park Wetlands. West Swan Road in Caversham, cross of Harper street.

May or may not be related to the Guildford one since they're about 2km apart as the crow flies.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Infernal » Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:28 pm

Update to Guildford fire.

Lord St (around fish market reserve)

Command Point Lord St Morley Drive

Kiara Pump + LT
Belmont Pump + LT
Ellenbrook 3.4 + LT
Whiteman Park LT2
Belmont ICV
DO Darling Range (command)
Western Power
Air Attack in use due to in accessible to vehicles.

Requested additional 2 x 2.4 or 3.4's

East Swan 2.4
West Swan 3.4

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Re: Other incidents/minor fires etc - 2014/2015

Post by Infernal » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:04 pm

2nd Alarm Scrub

Grove/Brook Rd Kenwick

Welshpool 1st
Welshpool 2nd
Maddington 2.4
Canning Vale 2.4
Gosnells LT 1 & 2
Gosnells 12.2
Gosnells 2.4

3rd Alarm at 2125

Belmont
Belmont ICV
DO Newburn
Gosnells Chief

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:01 pm

Third alarm bushfire in Success. Given as Branch Circus near Coojong Link.

Properties are under threat, air support is on way. Bushfire Advice has been issued.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by vk6hgr » Thu Mar 05, 2015 3:40 pm

3rd alarm scrub fire Ashfield Flats, Hardy Road in Bassendean.

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West Swan 3.4
Swan ICV

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by matth2004 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:51 pm

3rd alarm scrub, Young Road Baldivis X Karnup Road

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by JB5 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:00 pm

From Social Media

"Wednesday 25/3/15. 1544hrs
#WAEBA Heads Up.
#Culham (Shire of #Toodyay) #WesternAustralia.
#bushfire.
Reported as Rockdale Rd nearest x Beard Rd
All Toodyay BFB appliances being mobilised."

Chief said 20 acres(or hectares) in size

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by JB5 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:32 pm

From social media

WA Equine Bushfire Alerts
10 minutes ago
Thursday 26/3/15. 1220hrs
#WAEBA Heads Up
#Morangup (Shire of #Toodyay) #WesternAustralia.
88 3rd alarm #bushfire.
Reported as Morangup Rd nearest x Toodyay Rd

::Latest Update::
Threat to property
DFES watch and act requested for the locality.
Crews on scene. All BFB appliances from shire of Toodyay in attendance with assistance of DPaW.

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Re: Significant bush fires 2014/15

Post by Zebedee » Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:46 pm

Brigades from other shires have been activated for asset protection.

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