A volunteer firefighter from Wooroloo has been charged with lighting nine fires, including one that burnt down a home just a day after Christmas.
A volunteer firefighter has been accused of lighting nine bushfires across Perth’s hills, including a blaze that destroyed a Wooroloo home less than a year after a devastating blaze razed 86 homes in the area.
A fire that erupted during maintenance work at a major oil refinery in Kuwait has killed two workers and critically injured five others.
As police continue to investigate the suspicious bushfire that burnt through more than 200ha of property in the South West, parts of an idyllic tourist destination remains closed to the public.
What was once lush, green, bushland in the heart of WA’s tourism region has now turned to blackened charcoal in the wake of the Eagle Bay fires.
South West locals kept from their homes by a ‘suspicious’ blaze which tore through more than 200 hectares of bushland in the Meelup Regional Park have finally been able to return to their properties.
The Eagle Bay fire has been downgraded to a ‘watch and act alert’, but firefighters remain at the ready as temperatures are set to hit 30C.
An out-of-control bushfire that threatened lives and homes and burned through more than 200 hectares of land has been downgraded to a watch and act.
Michael Traill and Kate Phillips
Detectives are offering a million-dollar reward to encourage anyone with information on the 2015 death of Melbourne musician Connor Tolson to come forward.
Callum Godde and Emily Woods
A bushfire in Western Australia's southwest has been downgraded to 'watch and act' and is now being treated as suspicious by police.
A terrorism charge has been laid against the suspect in a fire that gutted parts of South Africa's 138-year-old parliament building.
Hundreds of residents were rescued from Bunker Bay and Eagle Bay by fire crews on Tuesday afternoon, taken in convoy to an evacuation centre.
The arson squad is preparing to investigate the massive blaze which trapped hundreds of people in towns near Busselton.
Residents who were forced to flee their homes as an out-of-control bushfire raged towards them, have spoken of the traumatic moment they were told to pack up and leave.
Residents and holiday-makers stranded in Eagle Bay and Bunker Bay are set to be evacuated from the area on Tuesday afternoon.
One home has been damaged and dozens of tourists have fled to evacuation centres as a massive bushfire continues to burn in WA’s South West.
WA’s Police Commissioner has described an out-of-control bushfire ravaging a South West tourist hotspot as ‘very serious’, warning a change in conditions could worsen the blaze.
A massive blaze threatening one of the South West’s tourist hotspots is encroaching on local wineries and venues, and has trapped residents and holiday-makers in the Eagle Bay area.
Brianna Dugan and Daryna Zadvirna
A bushfire burning in Western Australia's southwest remains an immediate threat to lives and homes as firefighters battle to contain the blaze.
An out-of-control bushfire has forced residents and tourists to evacuate in WA’s South West.
Kate Phillips and Brianna Dugan
An open door may be the reason an apartment fire in NYC got so out of hand and killed so many people, officials say.
Carlo Allegri and Brendan O'Brien
Photos have emerged of the charred earth left in the wake of a deliberately-lit bushfire that broke out in Wooroloo on Sunday.
Nineteen people, including nine children, have been killed in a New York apartment block fire - the city's deadliest blaze in three decades.
Firefighters have contained the third Wooroloo blaze to have broken out in the fire-ravaged area in less than a year.
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