Bushfire advice issued for Port Kennedy

A helicopter drops water on the Port Kennedy fire. Pictures: Gabrielle Jeffery.
A helicopter drops water on the Port Kennedy fire. Pictures: Gabrielle Jeffery.

A BUSHFIRE advice has been issued for a fire burning in Port Kennedy.

The fire is in an area bounded by Port Kennedy Drive to the south, Ennis Avenue to the east, La Estrada Way and Merida Loop to the north and Warnbro Sound Avenue to the west.

The fire was reported at 11.08am and fire crews are on the scene.

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

The fire has been contained but not controlled and is slow moving in a southerly direction.

Road closures from Bessemer Road to Bakewell Drive and Port Kennedy Drive between Ennis Avenue and Warnbo Sound Avenue are still in place.

The fire started at the intersection of Port Kennedy Drive and Bakewell Drive, Port Kennedy across from the BP service station.