WA Crews fighting Torndirrup National Park bushfire brace for strong winds

The bushfire burning in the Torndirrup National Park lit up Albany last night.FIREFIGHTERS are currently strengthening containment lines to a bushfire which burnt through 300ha in the Torndirrrup National Park yesterday.

The Department of Biodioversity Conservation and Attractions advised this morning the advice level remains in place for residents in the vicinity of Barrass Road near the Torndirrup National Park.

The fire is not yet contained after escaping from a prescribed burn yesterday at about 2pm.

Parks and Wildlife crews and City of Albany volunteer brigades worked overnight with favourable conditions to strengthen the eastern flank to protect Little Grove residents.

City of Albany community emergency services manager Brendan Gordon said the fire reached within an estimated 200-300m of homes.

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