Off-road areas and walking trails closed during fire ban

Off-road areas and walking trails closed during fire ban

OFF-ROAD driving and national park areas are closed this weekend amid fire bans.

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised parts of Yanchep National Park and the Pinjar and Gnangara off road vehicle designated areas in the cities of Swan and Wanneroo will be closed until Sunday morning due to extreme weather conditions.

All extended walk trails in the national park, including Yanchep Rose, Yaberoo Budjara, Cockatoo, Coastal Plains and Ghost House trails will be closed until November 10.

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has advised people to avoid the area, follow advice of staff, observe signs and for those already in the areas to leave for a safer place.

Wanneroo chief bush fire control officer Paul Postma issued ban on a hot works, harvest and movement of vehicles in paddocks for Saturday, November 9 from 10am to 8pm.

The ban includes use of engines, vehicles, plant or machinery or undertaking of any actions, including welding, grinding, cutting or heating, that could cause a bush fire.

“All fire permits will not be valid all day Saturday due to the severe fire danger rating,” Mr Postma said.

Visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au or call Parks and Wildlife Service Swan Coastal office 9303 7700 for updates.

The City of Wanneroo will hold a community bushfire preparedness roadshow at Peridot Park in Banksia Grove on November 9 from 10am to 1pm.

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