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AseanPlus News 10 Jan 2016 | 9:03 AM

Two dead as firefighters battle huge Australia bushfire

Perth (Australia) (AFP) - Two people have died and more than a hundred homes have been destroyed in a huge bushfire, Australian authorities said Sunday, as firefighters battled to tame the out-of-control blaze.

AseanPlus News 10 Jan 2016 | 3:04 AM

Two dead as firefighters battle huge Australia bushfire

PERTH, Australia (AFP) - Two people have died and more than a hundred homes have been destroyed in a huge bushfire, Australian authorities said Sunday, as firefighters battled to tame the out-of-control blaze.

World 21 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia braces for severe bushfire season

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd warned the nation on Wednesday to brace for a severe bushfire season as fire crews battled intense blazes stoking memories of infernos earlier this year which killed 173 people.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia's deadliest bushfire, 76 dead

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfire killed 76 people, as the inferno engulfed entire towns, destroying hundreds of homes and killing people as they tried to flee in cars or huddled in their homes, police said on Sunday.

Nation 06 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bushfire shrouds Putrajaya in smoke

Several parts of the federal administrative capital here were covered in smoke after a bushfire broke out along the highway to the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia's deadliest bushfire kills 84

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfire has killed at least 84 people, some as they fled in cars or as they huddled in houses when the inferno engulfed rural towns in the country's south east, police said on Sunday.

World 08 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Australia's deadliest bushfire kills 84

WANDONG, Australia (Reuters) - Australia's deadliest bushfire has killed at least 84 people, some as they fled in cars or as they huddled in houses when the inferno engulfed rural towns in the country's south east, police said on Sunday.

World 01 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Australia on bushfire alert as fire destroys homes

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A large bushfire destroyed five homes in Victoria state as thousands of firefighters remained on high alert throughout southeastern Australia on Sunday in the face of soaring temperatures and hot gusting winds.

World 20 Jan 2018 | 4:03 PM

Park visitors rescued from bushfire as heatwave strikes Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Holidaymakers trapped by bushfire had to be rescued by boat from a national park south of Australia's largest city of Sydney and 200 people were evacuated by firefighters as a heatwave struck the eastern seaboard on Saturday.

AseanPlus News 09 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Bushfire razes Aussie town

PERTH: A “catastrophic” bushfire has burnt through a historic town in Western Australia, razing 95 homes and leaving three people unaccounted for, officials said.