Source: Emergency WA

A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING is in place for people in an area bounded Scotsdale Road to the north, Sunrise Road to the east, South Coast Highway to the south and Freds Road and part of McLeod Road to the west in parts of SHADFORTH and SCOTSDALE in the SHIRE OF DENMARK.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.

The fire started near the intersection of BAYVIEW RISE and MCLEOD ROAD in SHADFORTH.


If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.

Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.

Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.

If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home.

Go to a room in your home away from the fire front and make sure you can easily escape.

Choose a room with two exits and water such as a kitchen or laundry.

If you are not at home, it's too dangerous to return.

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