Aerial bombers are becoming utilized to tackle a bushfire burning out of control at Messent Conservation Park close to South Australia’s Coorong.
The Nation Hearth Service (CFS) said a fireplace burning in scrub around Deep H2o Street and Taunta Hill Street could threaten the security of people in the location and encouraged them to leave if it was part of their bushfire survival prepare.
The CFS warned people only to go away if the “route is distinct to a protected area”.
The fire is burning in a east to south-easterly path towards the south-east corner of the conservation park.
The Bureau of Meteorology is reporting west-north-westerly winds of 43 kilometres for each hour at close by Keith West with gusts of up to 57kph.
A number of bushfires are also burning more east more than the border in Victoria.
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