- Posted November 24, 2011 by
Margaret River, Australia
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Wildfires blazing near you
Australian Bushfire Disaster Update
The Margaret River hospital and nursing home have been evacuated.
More houses are expected to be impacted by fire soon.
Jetskis were used to move about 30 people stranded at Prevelly beach to safety.
Six water bombers, including two helicopters and four planes are tackling the fire.
The fire has crossed Margaret River and is traveling through Gnarabup to Redgate.
More than 500 firefighters are fighting the fire from the ground.
The bushfire is still out of control and dangerous.