Posted: 26 November, 2016
by Daniel Leach
Fire in Nannup downgraded following flare up
Multiple fires keep firefighters busy on Saturday
Up to 50 firefighters have been able to get a handle on a blaze which flared back up today a month after a prescribed burn in Nannup and near Bridgetown.
A bushfire ADIVCE is now in place for people within the vicinity of Gregory and Ellis state forest blocks in the Shire of Nannup
While the fire is not contained, it's now moving slowly in a north easterly direction.
A smoke alert has also been issued with people being urged to take plenty of care on the roads.
ADVICE: Shire of Nannup
ADVICE: Shire of Toodyay
ADVICE: Shire of Goomalling
ADVICE: East of Mount Barker
ADVICE: Shire of Manjimup
Meanwhile, four other fires have kept firies busy today, which are now bushfire advices.
A fire is still burning behind the Toodyay District High School on Rayner Loop.
At the moment, the cause of the fire is unknown, so anyone who has any information on suspicious behaviour to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Another fire that started near the intersection of Meerup Road and Richardson Road in Meerup in the Shire of Manjimup is now under control.
While the other is for a fire near the intersection of Porongorup Road and Sounness Street in Mount Barker, with plenty of smoke in the area.