SYDNEY – A natural fire drives residents of the Australian state of Victoria from their home. They are housed in stadiums and community centers.
The fire is the result of the hot and dry weather, and began Saturday morning. In the south-west of the state took a lawn flame, and the fire ran quickly out of hand. Four homes are so far affected, says a spokesman told Reuters. ,,But that number can change.” Also, some roads as a precaution shut down.
Forest fires are common in Australia. In January, hundreds of vacationers near Sydney to be evacuated because of a forest fire. In 2009, 173 people in a forest fire in the state of Victoria. Another 400 were injured.