Jan 10, 2016

This Raging Bush Fire Has Consumed Over 181,000 Acres in Western Australia

Harvey WA 6220
Waroona WA 6215
Australia
by
Rachel Pick
,
VICE
 A fire rages in Western Australia's south-west in 2015. Photograph: AAP
A fire rages in Western Australia's south-west in 2015. Photograph: AAP

In Western Australia, the shires of Harvey and Waroona have been plagued with particularly vicious bush fires set off by a lightning strike last Wednesday. Firefighters have finally managed to get them under control, and released this harrowing short video taken from the dashboard of a firefighting vehicle as it drives through a section of the flaming wilderness.