Bushfire alert for Warwick

The Warwick fire caused chaos on Wanneroo Road. Picture: Gary Tate.
The blaze threatened Warwick Senior High School and children had to be evacuated from the nearby recreation centre.
The Warwick fire caused chaos on Wanneroo Road. Picture: Gary Tate. The blaze threatened Warwick Senior High School and children had to be evacuated from the nearby recreation centre.

A WARNING has been issued for an out of control and unpredictable bushfire in Warwick.

The watch and act alert has been issued for the north eastern part of Warwick in the area bounded by Wanneroo Road, Beach Road, Lloyd Drive and Warwick Road.

The fire started near the intersection of Lloyd Drive and Warwick Road.

There is a possible threat to lives and homes as a fire is approaching in the area and conditions are changing.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you are not prepared or you plan to leave, leave now if the way is clear.
  • If you are well prepared and plan to actively defend your home, make final preparations now.
  • If you are not at home, do not try to return as conditions in the area could be very dangerous.
  • Close all doors and windows and turn off evaporative air conditioners, but keep water running through the system if possible.
Fore up to date information visit Emergency.wa.gov.au