Margaret River Fire

The Margaret River fire – time for action not blame.

Follow some of the latest as fire fighters work tirelessly to control the blaze and save homes.

The Local paper – The Augusta Margaret River Mail

Margaret River Bushfire on ABC
Stay tuned to ABC South West Radio on 684AM or stream their coverage live here.

FESA Alerts

Local Margaret River Twitter feeds


Our thoughts are with all those already affected by the Margaret River fire and we hope the weather changes in our favour as soon as possible.

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.


  1. Hi Benji,

    So sorry to hear about this. I hope you are safe and everything goes well. I never knew about this until now. How are the conditions there at the moment?


  2. How scary to have a fire so close to home. You probably know the people on the ‘other side of the hill”??
    My thoughts are with you guys and all others affected by the fires.
    Keep safe and out of harms way.
    Jan x
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  3. Jenny Locke says:

    Just to let you know that we are all thinking of you all in Margaret River.

  4. Hi Benji,
    Hope you and your family are safe and well from the fires, Belinda and I are thinking of you guys.

    Great idea with the twitter and abc radio links, helping people get the latest info and news.

    Cade and Belinda

  5. G’day Benji,
    Been thinking about you guys in amongst the fires. Glad to hear/see you are able to keep the info flowing.
    PS Boosted HUGELY
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  6. Hi Benji,

    I was wondering how you are all doing with the fires? I am sorry but I have only just found out about it…hoping you and family are ok and everyone that is living in Margaret River?

    Stay safe.

    Lisa xxx
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  7. Hello Benji

    Thanks for putting all these links in one spot for people to access the latest information. Our thoughts are with everyone who is seeking refuge at the moment in the evacuation centres and for those who have heard the devastating news that they have lost their house or have property damage.

    The Volunteer Fire Brigades and FESA have been doing an outstanding job dedicating themselves to protecting the town of Margaret River and for saving and protecting Prevelly.

    We were hit by devastating fires in February which destroyed nearly 80 homes and came very close to our house in February. And unbelievably yesterday while watching the news with the Margaret River fires we had another fire break out on the other side of our hill and they evacuated the local schools. It was quite scary for a few hours! FESA and the volunteers did an amazing job to bring it under control so quickly.

    The hardest thing, but also the most important thing is keeping up to date with the latest information, so this page with the links and twitter updates is very valuable.

    Our thoughts are with everyone across the state as fires threaten lives and homes during this hot period. Be safe, talk and work together as a community.

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