Hazardous weather conditions Southern parts of the nation, as April heat detects timber. Our Sky News Weather Meteorologist Rob Sharpe explains.
Parafield Gardens fire threatened home during South Australia's exceptional extreme weather event is under investigation – with the SA police also determining another fire in Mount Osmond may have been deliberately illuminated.
The state capital became the carpet of dust and smoke Wednesday, when several grass fires burned over the state on a day of high winds and temperatures. 19659007] Firemen and heroic neighbors rescued 10 houses and four dogs in the Parafield Gardens grass fire as it came within centimeters to cause widespread destruction.
The fire broke out in the Greentree reserve at 16.10 on Wednesday and flared with strong winds flared against houses on Browning Cres, but was brought under control before serious injury was caused.
Elizabeth Police asks everyone to witness any suspicious activity in or around the Little Para Reserve at around. contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.
Elsewhere, the great mulch fire at Jeffries Soils Facility on McEvoy Road, Buckland Park has continued to burn overnight.
CFS warns the fire w  GET THE LATEST UPDATES ON THE PULSE LIVE BLOG UNDER
Originally published as Two grass fires that are thought to be deliberately illuminated