2021-01-12

Australia:Forest fire threatens small town, fire cuts off evacuation road

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The town of Lucingdale, located in South Australia, received a warning from the National Fire Service on January 11, local time. The reason It was the forest fire that cut off the evacuation road for local residents.

The fire department requires people to find refuges and start a fire escape plan after the wind changes. Firefighters are currently carrying out emergency fire fighting operations. Fire department officials said that the local temperature has soared to 40 degrees Celsius. It is estimated that more than 16,000 hectares of fire have been burned, which is likely to damage livestock and damage agricultural infrastructure.

Last summer, a terrible forest fire broke out in Australia, killing 33 people and killing more than 3 billion animals.