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CURRENT EMERGENCY WARNINGS / ALERTS

 

There are currently no warnings 

* Alert and warning information is provided by theDepartment of Fire and Emergency Services and Bureau of Meteorology  

Today's Fire Danger Rating

Today is SEVERE FIRE DANGER 

Report all unattended emergencies to 000 

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Standard Emergency Warning Signal (SEWS)

The Standard Emergency Warning Signal (SEWS) is a distinctive siren sound to alert the community to the broadcast of an urgent safety message relating to a major emergency or disaster.

The signal is intended for use as an alert signal to be played on public media such as radio, television, public address systems and mobile sirens it aims to draw listeners’ attention to the emergency warning that follows.

People are strongly advised to become familiar with the sound. Click here to listen to the SEWS

What do I do if I hear SEWS broadcast?

Stop what you are doing, listen carefully to the information provided and act as directed

Who decides to use SEWS?

Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) or Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) for weather and flood related events.

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* Alert and warning information is provided by the Town of Port Hedland on behalf of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and Bureau of Meteorology