Perth suburban beachside residents flee out-of-control bushfire

Perth suburban beachside residents flee out-of-control bushfire

The Guardian: World News

Fire in Secret Harbour was reported at 1am on Friday and unpredictable winds are causing it to burn in three different directions, making it difficult to control

Residents in a beachside suburb of Perth have fled an out-of-control bushfire, which started just after midnight and sent embers flying into the suburban street.

In South Australia, farmers near the town of Mosquito Hill, 67km southeast of Adelaide, were counting their losses from an out-of-control grassfire that destroyed six buildings and burned through 310 hectares on Thursday.

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