Smoke warnings have been issued to area residents and motorists as fires ravage Perth Hills homes and firefighters battle to extinguish them.
The fire broke out shortly after 5pm in a house at Lifford Way, Bellevue, within the Shire, Mundaring.
According to 7NEWS, two people were inside the house when the flames broke out, but both were rescued.
Firefighters are fighting the fire as smoke billows northeast.
Thick smoke is billowing over the area, but the fires pose no direct threat to life or homes.
Fire and Emergency Services issued a smoke alarm around 5:30 p.m., warning residents to stay indoors and stay away from the smoke.
It is also encouraged to keep doors and windows closed and to switch off air conditioning.
Lifford Way is closed and drivers are asked to avoid the area.
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