- Posted January 12, 2014 by
- sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer
A Bushfire is burning out of control in Baldivis in Western Australia on Nairn Drive.
The Fire started around 1pm in bushland west of Nairn Road.
Many Fire Crews are on the scene. Nairn Road is Blocked by Police.
- The fire is burning in bushland between Safety Bay Road, Nairn Drive and Eighty Road.
- There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching the area and conditions are changing.
- You need to leave or get ready to actively defend.
WHAT TO DO:
- Your safest option may be to visit family or friends who live away from the area.
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site
A number of roads have been closed including:
- Nairn Drive between Safety Bay Raod and Eighty Road
WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:
- Firefighters are protecting houses from ember attack in Nairn Drive, Tamworth Road, Baldivis Road and Safety Bay Road.
- 40 career and volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service firefighters are on the scene.
- The fire was reported at 12.39pm today
- The cause of the fire is unknown.
- City of Rockingham is managing the fire
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 1300 657 209, follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news bulletins.
Updates will be provided every two hours unless the situation changes.