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Bushfire emergency warning in the Shire of York
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Fire

Bushfire emergency warning in the Shire of York

A bushfire emergency warning has been issued for people in parts of St Ronans in the Shire of York.

  • by staff writers

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Fifteen apartments still 'uninhabitable' after Braddon fire
Canberra

Fifteen apartments still 'uninhabitable' after Braddon fire

Residents don't know when they will be able to return to their apartments, after a fire gutted a ground floor unit on Fawkner Street on Monday night.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Canberra Now: Queanbeyan's revamp; and the bureaucrats calling in sick
Public service

Canberra Now: Queanbeyan's revamp; and the bureaucrats calling in sick

Plus forecasting the deadly weather change; and a Northbourne Avenue hotel development.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Police to investigate Braddon apartment fire

Police to investigate Braddon apartment fire

The scene of the ground floor apartment has been handed over to police, the Emergency Services Agency said.

  • by Jasper Lindell & Doug Dingwall
Asbestos-filled house engulfed in flames in Brisbane's east

Asbestos-filled house engulfed in flames in Brisbane's east

It took five fire crews two hours to extinguish the fire and police were investigating the cause.

  • by Toby Crockford
Bushfires across Victoria could burn for weeks
Fire

Bushfires across Victoria could burn for weeks

Firefighters will use this week’s brief reprieve from the hot weather to try to get on top of a major bushfire in the state’s east – before the temperatures start to climb again.

  • by Rachael Dexter, Liam Mannix, Rachel Wells & Simone Fox Koob
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Police release CCTV footage of Voyeur Bar arsonists in bid to catch trio
Crime

Police release CCTV footage of Voyeur Bar arsonists in bid to catch trio

Police are searching for three men caught on CCTV breaking into a Perth bar, dousing it in accelerant and setting it alight. 

  • by Heather McNeill
More than 50 cars burn near homes and bush across Canberra in December
Fire

More than 50 cars burn near homes and bush across Canberra in December

Cars have been set alight in suburbs from Bonner to Conder, with four set on fire on Christmas Day.

  • by Jasper Lindell
'Suspicious' Maddington house fire leaves estimated $100,000 damage bill
Crime

'Suspicious' Maddington house fire leaves estimated $100,000 damage bill

Police have declared the house fire in Maddington's Revesby Street "suspicious", with damage costs estimated at $100,000.

  • by staff writers
Reward offered for information about suspicious house fire in South Lake

Reward offered for information about suspicious house fire in South Lake

A suspicious fire destroyed a South Lake home on Friday, causing $150,000 damage to the Glenbawn Drive property.

Royal Children's Hospital mental health service 'engulfed in flames'

Royal Children's Hospital mental health service 'engulfed in flames'

An 18-year-old woman has been charged after a fire broke out at a youth mental health facility in Melbourne.

  • by Matilda Boseley