Roads closed due to bush fire: Geraldton Mt Magnet

Due to a fire burning in Wicherina bushlands near Geraldton Mount Magnet Road at 1.38pm this afternoon the Geraldton- Mt Magnet Rd has been closed between Moonyoonooka Yuna Road turnoff and Mingenew to Mullewa Rd turn off.

The City of Greater Geraldton encourages residents in the Wicherina, Eradu & Northern Gully to stay alert, monitor your surroundings and to obey all warning signs from authorised personnel.

A total of 25 Career and volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service fire fighters are actively on the scene and building and strengthen containment lines.

For regular updates please visit the DFES website at or by phoning 13 33 37 for emergency information, or to find out more on the roads visit the Main Roads WA website on