Source: Emergency WA

Bushfire WATCH AND ACT for southern part of MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

Publication time: 02:17 PM, 29/09/19.

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT has been issued for people on or near Muchea South Road near Air Weapons Range in MUCHEA in SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
The fire started near the intersection of MUCHEA SOUTH RD and HUMPHREYS ST in MUCHEA

WHAT TO DO
- If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
- If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
- If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
- Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
- The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction.
- It is not contained and not controlled.

ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
- Some roads may be 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 www.mainroads.wa.gov.au OR SHIRE OF CHITTERING.

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are on the scene.
- 45 Volunteer and career firefighters firefighters are attending.

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