Bureau warns of high fire risk later this week
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of a high risk of fire across the state later this week. The warning comes after more than 40 properties were destroyed when fire ripped through the Margaret River area last week. The Bureau of Meteorology says the southern Gascoyne and central west will be the worst affected areas in the state, but residents in the Wheatbelt and south of the state should also be wary. Bureau spokesman Neil Bennett says the conditions will be similar to those during the Margaret River fires, reports ABC News.