There are still a number of fires burning within the Shire of Esperance. It is still safe to travel to Esperance and we remind everyone to stay vigilant about the possible impact of the fires on their travel plans. Stay up to date by checking emergencywa.gov.au and monitoring ABC radio.
We would like to thank all emergency services personnel and local farmer units for their work on these bushfires, some of which have been running for weeks.
A temporary evacuation centre has been set up at the Esperance Civic Centre, Council Place, Esperance. Here you can find more information about the fires. All nature based campsites east of Esperance are closed, displaced campers should report to the Civic Centre.Overflow camping has been set up on the Soccer Fields and the Greater Sports Ground on Black Street
If you require emergency accommodation for animals please contact Rangers on 9083 1533.
Stay up to date by checking https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/# and listening to ABC radio.