10 Jan 2020

Australia fires: Nearly 250,000 evacuated amid danger

From Five O'clock Report, 5:22 pm on 10 January 2020

Nearly a quarter of a million people have been asked to evacuate their homes, with some communities in Victoria given less than an hour to leave amid fire danger in Australia. Temperatures above 40 degrees and severe winds of up to 100km/h are expected, threatening to make worse fires that have already left thousands of people homeless. The ABC's Ashlee Aldridge is in Victoria. She speaks to Kim Savage.