Six Mile Hill Bush Fire Updates & Road Closure

Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2024 at 11:48:00 AM

UPDATE- 12.06pm

This incident is now a Bushfire All Clear, all information may be found at

UPDATE- 11.48am

Coolgardie-Esperance Highway is now open with speed restrictions.

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Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy has been closed due to smoke over the road between Stearne Rd and Melinjiup Rd until the smoke clears and it is safe.

A bushfire ADVICE is in place for people bounded by Coolgardie-Esperance Highway to the east, Horton Road to the south, the railway line to the west and in line with Melijinup Road to the north in the south eastern part of MONJINGUP in the SHIRE OF ESPERANCE.

  • There is no threat to lives or homes.
  • There is a lot of smoke in the area.
  • Although there is no immediate danger you need to be aware and keep up to date in case the situation changes.
  • The fire started near the intersection of COOLGARDIE-ESPERANCE HWY and ISLAND VIEW in MONJINGUP.


  • Stay alert and monitor your surroundings.
  • Watch for signs of a bushfire, especially smoke and flames.
  • Close all doors and windows, and turn off evaporative air conditioners but keep water running through the system if possible.
  • Read through your bushfire survival plan.
  • If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation gets worse. You can make a plan by visiting My Bushfire Plan.

If driving:

  • Be extremely careful when driving through the area.
  • Turn your headlights on and drive slowly.
  • Watch for emergency services personnel and follow their directions.
  • If you cannot see clearly, pull over, keep your headlights and hazard lights on, and wait until the smoke clears.
  • If you have a respiratory condition and you have been affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

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