All clear given for Hazelmere bushfire

Roe Highway northbound is closed. Picture: Main Roads.
Roe Highway northbound is closed. Picture: Main Roads.

FIREFIGHTERS have extinguished a bushfire at a busy intersection outside Perth.

Emergency services have given the ‘all clear’ for a fire which started near the Great Eastern Highway Bypass and Roe Highway in Hazelmere.

Great Eastern Highway Bypass has reopened in both directions between Stirling Crescent and Roe Highway.

And Roe Highway is open between Kalamunda Road and Great Eastern Highway Bypass.

“The bushfire that was burning in the area has been extinguished,” DFES said in a statement.

“The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

“Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

“Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.”

For more information visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au.