More than 30 people were injured and 77 fires were still burning throughout the state, with 42 uncontained 10.45pm GMT Rogers said an RFS firetruck was overrun by flames and destroyed on Friday. The firefighters inside survived, but have been taken to hospital suffering smoke inhalation.He said at least 35 people had been injured, including 16 firefighters.
10.40pm GMT NSW Rural Fire Service deputy commissioner Rob Rogers said there had been reports of “a significant loss of koalas” in the northern NSW fires.“They’re not very quick animals, they are very vulnerable. It’s devastating,” he told Sky News on Saturday morning. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/nov/09/nsw-and-queensland-fires-more-than-100-homes-destroyed-and-three-people-missing-live
Author : Ben Doherty
Publish date : 2019-11-08 22:45:51
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