Perth fires prompt evacuations: One home razed

Fires approached Ellenbrook homes yesterday. Pic: David Baylis d446923
Fires approached Ellenbrook homes yesterday. Pic: David Baylis d446923

SEVERAL fires in Perth’s northern and eastern suburbs caused residents to evacuate, while a house and two sheds were razed in Bindoon.

A bushfire “watch and act” alert remains in place for Bindoon, while five other locations around the Perth region are on an “advice” alert level.

Visit the DFES website for more information on fire alerts.

Department of Parks and Wildlife has issued a smoke alert for the wider Perth metropolitan area.

Smoke is particularly heavy in the Yanchep area and has impacted on Old Yanchep Road, Perry Road, Neaves Road, Gnangara Road and surrounding areas.

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