Bushfire impacts endangered rock wallaby habitat in Kellerberrin reserve

Aerial support has been sent to assist ground crews at a bushfire in the Mount Caroline Nature Reserve, 20km south-west of the Shire of Kellerberrin.

A fire was reported at just before 3pm on Wednesday near the intersection of Gardner Road and Kellerberrin-Yoting Road in Mount Caroline.

A bushfire advice has been issued although there is no current threat to lives and homes.

Firefighters are on the scene, actively fighting the fire, building containment lines.

Parks and Wildlife Service and Volunteer Bushfire Brigades firefighters are attending the scene that is habitat to endangered rock wallabies.

There is a lot of smoke in the area.

The bushfire is moving slowly in a south westerly direction and two hectares has currently been burnt.

It is controlled but not contained.

Roads have not been closed.