Bushfire near Perth destroys 30 homes as firefighters struggle to contain the out-of-control blaze in hot and windy conditions
A bushfire raging near Perth has destroyed more than 30 homes as hot and windy conditions fan the out-of-control blaze towards the city’s north-eastern suburbs.
More than 250 firefighters have been battling the blaze since Monday after it flared up at Wooroloo near the Perth Hills.
An emergency warning is now in place for more than a dozen suburbs on the Western Australian capital’s outer fringe as the flames are fanned westwards.
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