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Australia Bushfire north of Perth a risk to homes

23:25  12 december  2019
23:25  12 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

Cullacabardee fire downgraded after threatening homes in Perth Aboriginal community

  Cullacabardee fire downgraded after threatening homes in Perth Aboriginal community Authorities downgrade a warning for a bushfire that came close to homes in the small Aboriginal community of Cullacabardee in Perth's north-east.An emergency warning was declared this evening after a fire began in scrubland near the community, about 22 kilometres north-east of Perth's CBD.

Cullacabardee fire downgraded after threatening homes in Perth Aboriginal community. Authorities downgrade a warning for a bushfire that came close to homes in the small Aboriginal community of Cullacabardee in Perth 's north -east.An emergency warning was declared this evening after a fire

A bushfire that threatened lives and homes in a small community north of Perth has been brought under control, following another blaze in the But hot and windy conditions are expected to increase the risk more fires in parts of the state on Sunday. A blaze that broke out in Cataby, 170km north of

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Residents in parts of Yanchep in the city of Wanneroo north of Perth are being urged to leave immediately as firefighters battling a large bushfire.

West Australian authorities say the uncontrolled and unpredictable blazes pose a significant risk to lives and homes.

An emergency alert has been issued for residents in the township of Two Rocks and north of Yanchep Beach Road in Wanneroo, which lies 25km north of the Perth CBD,

Bushfire emergency warning for blaze threatening homes in Yanchep, north of Perth

  Bushfire emergency warning for blaze threatening homes in Yanchep, north of Perth The fire is burning close to residential neighbourhoods about 50 kilometres north of Perth. People in the area of Yanchep Beach Road, Old Yanchep Road and Indian Ocean Drive have been urged to actively defend their properties or leave now.Three major roads in the area have been shut including Indian Ocean Drive and Yanchep Beach Road.Yanchep National Park has also been closed.

A bushfire that was threatening locals at a small community north of Perth has been brought under control. An emergency warning had been issued for people near the blaze The warning level meant people's lives were in danger and they needed to act immediately to survive, with homes also at risk .

Perth residents are being asked to check on neighbours as the city prepares to swelter through a record-breaking heatwave expected to claim lives. Meanwhile an emergency warning has been issued because of a blaze north of Perth for a bushfire threatening lives near Yanchep National Park.

"If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place," Emergency WA said early Friday morning.

Two temporary evacuation centres are open at the Granville Civic Centre in Gingin and the Gumblossom Community Centre in Quinns Rocks.

The blaze has burned through more than 1000 hectares in Yanchep National Park and destroyed the Yanchep service station.

Crews were working overnight to strengthen containment lines and more than 150 firefighters were at the scene.

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting three straight days of 40C or greater from Friday as a high-pressure system crosses WA.

Firefighters brace for 'worst possible circumstances' ahead of intense heatwave .
Rural Fire Service deputy commissioner Rob Rogers says firefighters are bracing for "an awful situation" as a heatwave sweeps the state amid dangerous fires.Rural Fire Service deputy commissioner Rob Rogers told reporters on Tuesday a dozen homes were lost when a critical backburn on the southern flank of the Gospers Mountain "mega-blaze" got out of control on Sunday night, jumping the Bells Line of Road in the Blue Mountains.

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