Severe fire rating for Perth Hills today

Severe fire rating for Perth Hills today

TODAY’s fire danger rating is severe for the Perth Hills and neighbouring shires of Gingin, Chittering, Toodyay and Swan.

The risk of a bushfire is catastrophic for the Avon District and high for Lower West Coast, which includes the Perth metropolitan area.

Fire and Emergency Services issued multiple higher ratings and a continuation of yesterday’s total fire ban for about two-thirds of WA.

Mundaring and Kalamunda are among the shires to place a harvest and vehicle movement ban until 6pm.

The Department of Parks and Wildlife website indicates no prescribed burns for today.

Any sightings of fire or smoke should be reported immediately to 000.

For EmergencyWA live alerts and warnings, visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au.