School, town camps evacuated due to grass fire

School, town camps evacuated due to grass fire

04 November 2010

published by www.abc.net.au


Australia —  A grass fire near Elliot, 700 kilometres south of Darwin, is now burning away from the town.

Emergency Services say the town is no longer in danger and expect the fire will be out some time tonight.

A school, two town camps and a caravan park were evacuated.

A police spokesman says residents will be allowed back to their homes in the next couple of hours.


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