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It was supposed to help the environment... but it went seriously wrong.
A fire set by the Department of Environment and Conservation in Western Australia in order to help preserve the ecosystem spun out of control....
At least 20 homes have been burnt to the ground... charred and splintered structures are all that remain.
Hundreds of people were evacuated-- and although fire brigades are working around the clock to control the flames, officials say the worse might not be over.
High winds in the forecast for coming days could further spread the flames.
Luckily, no injuries have been reported.
Julie Noce, Reuters