Four people have died in the Esperance fires

  • Police say four people have been found dead in the fires burning outside Esperance

  • There are four fires still burning in the area

  • Fire crews are on the scene but have been unable to contain fires

  • Police said that four people were located deceased in the fire area of Grass Patch, Salmon Gums and surrounding areas in the Shire of Esperance. 

  • This morning five Disaster Victim Identification officers along with two Arson Squad detectives will fly to the area. 

  • Kalgoorlie District officers will also fly there to assist. 

  • At this stage it is believed the fire was NOT deliberately lit. 

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