Suspicious Nilgen bushfire out

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The cause of a bushfire, which burnt 24ha near Ocean Farm estate in Nilgen is suspicious, according to DFES. File picture

A BUSHFIRE All Clear for the southern part of Nilgen in the Shire of Gingin was issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services on Thursday, December 29.

People are asked to report any suspicious behaviour to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The Shire of Gingin is now managing the fire, which was reported on Wednesday, December 28 at 5.17pm.
The All Clear advice has been issued for people in and near the Ocean Farm Estate and surrounding farming communities in Nilgen.

  • The bushfire that was burning in and near the Ocean Farm Estate and surrounding farming communities has been extinguished.
  • The danger has passed but you need to remain vigilant in case the situation changes.

What to do:

  • Drive slowly and with caution due to smoke and emergency services personnel working in the area.

Road closures and conditions:

No roads are closed.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area, reduce speed and drive carefully due to smoke.

Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by calling 138 138 or visiting www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or the Shire of Gingin.
Firefighters will be monitoring the area for the rest of the day.