Forest fires in Australia can achieve “catastrophic proportions”

Forest Fire, which broke out on February 22 in Victoria in the south -east of Australia in a number of areas can reach “catastrophic proportions” by February 28. About the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), with reference to the representative of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) of Angus Heinns.

According to the country’s fire department, more than 500 firefighters, 24 aircraft and helicopters are involved in the elimination of the fire.

As a result of a natural disaster, more than 19,500 hectares of land have already burned out.

On February 22, a large forest fire broke out in the west of the state of Victoria. Local authorities said that due to the wind, the flame spread to the northeast of the region and the settlements located here are in danger.