Words by: Jonathon Davidson
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6PR talkback radio are currently corresponding live with reporters in Pemberton where for the last 4 days bushfires have been staying active in the state’s south-west.
The DFES have issued an alert for the lower South-West region.
Now, Pemberton itself is at risk of going up – the reports currently playing on talkback indicate that the threat encompasses the entire town – and people are currently being evacuated out of their homes.
It is unclear what numbers of people are involved.
It is reported that firefighters from Victoria have just landed at a rural airstrip and joined the West Australian team, whom are all exhausted after days of firefighting.
Skynews reports that at least 40 residents have refused to leave the town of Northcliffe, which has been reportedly called “undefendable”.