Total fire bans in place for the Midwest-Gascoyne

Midwest Times
File image: Fire truck.
Camera IconFile image: Fire truck. Credit: The West Australian

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has declared a total fire ban for Carnarvon, Exmouth and Shark Bay today.

A DFES spokeswoman said the bans were put in place due to weather conditions.

All three areas are expecting top temperatures of 30 degrees or higher, with sunny and windy conditions.

To keep up to date visit http://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/#totalfirebans.

DFES is urging people to make plans and preparations this bushfire season.

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To help, they’ve created an online tool called Fire Chat, which can be accessed at https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/firechat/Pages/default.htm.

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