This is terrifying and heartbreaking – its brought tears to my eyes. The habitat and wildlife loss is and will be devastating! I hardly recognise the place looking at the pictures and videos! 😭 😭 😭
Did it start naturally with everything tinder dry? Was the cause a dropped glass bottle? A discarded barbecue? A dropped cigarette? A camp fire? Who knows!
Wild Ken Hill Manager Dominic Buscall reported this on Twitter: