Alert issued over ‘suspicious’ East Cannington bushfire

Alert issued over ‘suspicious’ East Cannington bushfire

A BUSHFIRE advice alert has been issued for a fire in the northern parts of East Cannington.

Firefighters are currently on the scene and are actively fighting the fire which is currently described as contained but not controlled.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services said the fire was suspicious.

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The alert has been issued for people bounded by Station Street, Elizabeth Street, Gerard Street and Campbell Street.

Station Street is currently closed.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

People are being asked to stay alert and monitor surroundings.

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