The next Rural shift is leaving for the Waroona fire 6am Saturday. It consists of Leisha, Stando, Stevo and Tony.
Today’s crew has been operating in Cookernup, between Yarloop and Harvey. Incoming crews are being processed and deployed from an ICV Control Point on the oval at Brunswick Junction.
Saturday night a combined Dunsborough-Rural crew will depart. The Rural members are Mike G. and Mike M. Other Rural crews are expected to be required Sunday and probably Monday.
As of Friday afternoon, according to DFES, over 58,000 hectares have been burnt and the fire has a perimeter of over 200km.