A private security firm has been drafted in to supply round-the-clock protection at a Perth high-rise following a spate of fires.
A volunteer tackling the devastating wildfires in Australia has said donations from the UK and beyond show firefighters “the world is watching and the world cares”.
An Australian magpie has been filmed mimicking the sound of a fire engine’s siren as wildfires in the country continue.
The death toll in wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned of worsening weather conditions to come.
A fire officer has spoken of the long-term challenges of addressing deliberate blazes at the former Strathmartine Hospital.
Police are probing two vehicle fires in Dundee after firefighters raced to extinguish a burning caravan in St Fillans Road around 10pm on Thursday night.
A former Dundee councillor has called for the city council to be given the power to "take over" the management of disused and unsecure buildings in the city.
A leading Tayside firefighter has called on the owners of derelict properties to make sure their buildings are secure after a spate of blazes in the past week.
A senior firefighter has spoken of his frustration after a series of suspicious fires in Dundee.