Smoke warning over South Guildford fire

Smoke warning over South Guildford fire

A SMOKE warning has been issued as an industrial waste facility burns east of Perth.

Thick smoke is spewing from Cleanaway’s Perth Material Recovery Facility, on Hyne Road in South Guildford, which caught alight just after 9am.

DFES says 130 personnel are on the ground fighting the fire.

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Smoke is impacting Guildford, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Midland, Woodbridge, Morley, Eden Hill and surrounding areas.

Parts of Hyne Road have been closed and Kalamunda Road has been closed between Great Eastern Highway and the Great Eastern Highway bypass.

WHAT TO DO:

Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA advises you to:

As a precautionary measure people in the area should remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes with doors and windows closed. Air conditioners should be switched off.

People should stay away from the area. If you are already in the area take advice from emergency services personnel.

People with medical conditions should contact their local doctor, or ring Health Direct on 1800 022 222

Fore up-to-date information, visit emergency.wa.gov.au