Smoke warning for Yanchep after deliberately lit bushfire

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THE Department of Fire and Emergency Services has issued a bushfire advice after a fire was deliberately lit in Yanchep last night.

About four hectares have been burnt so far, and the advice relates to Indian Ocean Drive between Breakwater Drive and Bailey Road in the City of Wanneroo.

The fire started near Bailey Road in the Gnangara-Moore River State Forest.

There is no threat to lives or homes but there is a lot of smoke in the area.

Main Roads has advised motorists to be cautious.

If driving be extremely careful when driving through the area.

Turn your headlights on and drive slowly