Homes lost as firefighters battle monster blaze in Perth’s hills

Several homes have been lost in a monster bushfire still burning out of control in Perth’s northeast.

Firefighters are right now working to save several properties from being engulfed by flames near Wooroloo in Perth’s Hills.

Live pictures from the media helicopter camera show flames burning through a small shed and the front patio of a property surrounded by bush as firefighters desperately try to save it from being swallowed up by the inferno.

The fire has burnt through more than 6667 hectares of land since it started in Woorloo in the shire of Mundaring about midday on Monday.

One firefighter was injured but is understood to be back on the frontline.

Crews from across the state and even the Peel and Rockingham regions have been sent into battle the bushfire.

A bushfire emergency warning, the highest level alert issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, is in place for parts of the Vines, Bailup, Ellenbrook, Gidgeannup, Millendon, Walyunga National Park, Avon Valley, Upper Swan, Aveley, Avon Valley National Park, Red Hill, Belhus, Baskerville, Herne Hill, Bullsbrook, Wooroloo and Brigadoon in the shires of Mundaring, Chittering, Northam snd the City of Swan.

DFES has warned that those in the area are in danger and need to act immediately to survive as there is a threat to lives and homes.

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