Firefighters tackle northern bushfires which are believed to have killed at least 18 people in Victoria

Firefighters tackle northern bushfires which are believed to have killed at least 18 people in Victoria. Picture: AFP

A’severe’ fire destroyed an apartment block in Yarraville, where an Australian-born schoolteacher is believed to have lived.

Cindy Loughborough, 54, was found alive outside her home by rescue workers when they got to the scene.

Her husband was reportedly working to remove the smoke on Friday evening and had been warned of the risk by the fire service.

Victoria’s state election campaign will kick off on Saturday with candidates targeting young people as part바카라사이트 of a drive to boost the state’s economy.

Police have issued a fire warning saying it is „very, very likely“ that there may be more fires across the state as well.

Earlier on Saturday, fire crews and firefighters battling fires spread across three areas on the northern outskirts of Yarraville, including the west side where the h우리카지노ouse fire was started.

A bushfire raged for hours across the city’s northern suburbs, causing homes to be heavily damaged and forcing residents to abandon their homes, which are owned by the local council.

More than 100 people were evacuated after a power outage caused by the blaze. One person died after succumbing to smoke inhalation at a community centre near the blaze.

Witnesses said they had heard a loud boom and saw the flames engulfing the ground.

As many as four fire engines were being treated for minor smoke inhalation, before being allowed to carry out an investigation.

As people huddled together to seek medical attention at a makeshift ambulance, several homes nearby were destroyed. The town had been targeted by bushfires in the past, with about 30 people killed in the most recent one on February 10.

At least one of the homes affected by the house fire that burned down at the Yarraville Town Community Centre is owned by the local council, where Ms Loughborough had lived.

Police said that they wanted to be cautious and not alarm people as much as possible in their areas of bushfire warning.

They advised anyone walking in the area should stay바카라 where they are and check their mobile phone’s GPS.

Victoria’s state election campaign will kick off on Saturday with candidates targeting young people as part of a drive to boost the state’s economy.

The Australian Greens candidate, Sarah Hanson-Young, said it was the „wisest thing“ to stay home this weekend because she didn’t think her house was going t

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