Koala rescued from Australian bush fire - FOX 32 News Chicago

Koala rescued from Australian bush fire

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A koala bear managed to escape a brush fire in Australia that's destroyed 2,000 acres and at least seven homes.

A man spotted the koala sitting in a tree amidst the debris and took the marsupial to a local animal hospital for treatment.

The koala had burnt paws and singed fur but was otherwise fine.

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