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Bushfires blaze across Tasmania

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 23, 2019 12:05

Bushfires blaze across Tasmania

Firefighters in the Australian state of Tasmania battled against 27 bushfires across the state,Tasmania Fire Service Deputy Chief Officer, Bruce Byatt, told reporters that fire personnel were facing 720 kilometers of firefront in the state, with 55,000 hectares of bushland and one property already lost. Firefighting aircraft were sent in from the state of New South Wales to help in the fight. Australia is currently in the midst of the Southern Hemisphere summer and experiencing heatwave conditions stifling southeastern parts of the country. Tasmanians are bracing for temperatures to rise again.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 23, 2019 12:05

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