Australia Fire crews set for overnight battle with emergency level Perth blaze

15:26  09 january  2020
15:26  09 january  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

More firefighters sent to battle WA blaze

  More firefighters sent to battle WA blaze More firefighters have been sent to battle a large bushfire burning in Western Australia.The blaze at Stirling Range National Park, in the state's Great Southern region, has blackened more than 33,000 hectares since being sparked by lightning on Boxing Day.

Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services battled back flames early Monday morning in the Cranbrook Industrial Park. Full Story

After a punishing day of firefighting in New South Wales, 18 fires out of 60 remain out-of-control. Firefighters will be working through the night on two of

Fire crews will work into the night battling a fierce emergency warning level blaze at Baldivis, south of Perth.

The flames have come dangerously close to impacting homes while several sheds have been destroyed by the raging blaze.

Dry grass and pockets of trees have proven to act as fuel for the advancing flames.

The unpredictable blaze was believed to have been started by a fire in a boat.

Waterbombing helicopters have been utilised to try and subdue the fire.

Emergency warning issued for Perth fire

  Emergency warning issued for Perth fire An emergency warning has been issued for a bushfire burning south of Perth.An emergency warning has been issued for a bushfire burning out of control at Orelia, south of Perth.

Fire crews battle through the night as blaze ravages Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Crews will remain on scene overnight . "Residents who have left can now return home, however caution should Fire and Emergency crew battle bushfire near a house in the rural town of Canungra in the Scenic

Fire crews battled 300 new blazes on Tuesday. At the peak there were up to 15 fires at emergency level Most crews have emerged from the main fire front into the town of Nana Glen to stop for a Firefighters take a break near properties where fire retardant was dropped on Barwon Avenue during

Pictures: Australia's bushfire emergency

Black ash and fire debris is washed up on Boydtown Beach and the banks of the Nullica River in Eden, Australia January 7, 2020.

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Man reported over Adelaide Hills blaze .
A South Australian man will be summonsed to appear in court for allegedly starting a grass fire by using an angle grinder on his property.A man will face court accused of causing a bushfire in the Adelaide Hills, which took fire crews several hours to extinguish on Friday.

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