Authorities in Queensland, Australia, have issued an emergency warning stating that a bushfire is quickly approaching Walsh River.
BREAKING: Authorities in Queensland, Australia issue emergency warning saying that a bushfire is quickly approaching Walsh River. Residents are warned that it is now "too late to leave."
— Al Boe – BREAKING NEWS (@AlBoeNEWS) September 30, 2018
Residents of the area are warned that it is now “too late to leave.” Reports have come out of the area that a helicopter was dispatched to rescue 12 people trapped by the fire.
#BREAKING: An emergency helicopter is on route to rescue 12 people, believed to be trapped by a bushfire in central Queensland.
A LifeFlight helicopter has been deployed to the Backwater region, after receiving a call for help.
— ABC Brisbane (@abcbrisbane) September 30, 2018