Forest fires in Western Australia approached the city of Perth and destroyed at least 59 homes, according to BBC News. Hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes.
The area where fixed fire, declared a natural disaster. In the vicinity of Perth on fighting the fire directed more than 100 firefighters. Take control of the spread of the fire was not possible.
In the next few days in the vicinity of Perth remain hot weather with strong winds, increasing the risk of fire spreading. It is reported that the fire is moving at a speed of up to 70 kilometers per hour. Information about the dead or injured in fires have been reported.
Perth is the capital and largest city of Western Australia. Its population is more than half a million people. Australia is not the first time suffer from forest fires — in 2009 in the south of the fire killed more than 200 people.