Posted: 26 November, 2016 by Daniel Leach

Fire in Nannup downgraded following flare up

Multiple fires keep firefighters busy on Saturday

UPDATED: 9:45pm

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. 

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