Im A Celebrity in jeopardy as out of control bush fires threaten to reach jungle camp

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Im A Celebrity is reportedly in panic over widespread bush fires on Australias East Coast (Picture: AAP/REX)

Im A Celebritys new series has reportedly come under threat, after bush fires are threatening to close in on the jungle camp.

The hit reality series is set to return in just two months time, with Ant McPartlin back presenting alongside Declan Donnelly, but reports claim ITV bosses have been thrown into panic.

Australias East Coast has been hit by severe bush fires that have already seen mass evacuations in the Gold Coast and The Sun reports that the flames are now dangerously close to the Im A Celeb set.

Its based on an old banana plantation in Murwillumbah and could come under threat from the fires that are considered to be out of control.

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A source told the paper: [The fires are] a bit of a law unto themselves and a change of wind direction can send them on a collision course with the camp.

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The fires are reportedly dangerously close now to the Im A Celeb camp (Picture: ITV)

ITVs jungle is actually a banana plantation that cost £7million to turn into a working TV studio so if the fire gets any closer to it there will be some very worried executives, they added.

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Firefighters are on hand to tackle the blazes and hopefully prevent them from spreading.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to a spokesperson for ITV.

It was only last week that ITV bosses confirmed the camp was safe from the fires, as the flames hadnt yet reached Springbrook national park – where the celebrity show is filmed.

At the time, insiders insisted there was no cause for alarm, as the Im A Celeb team are already out in Australia and in regular contact with the fire authorities.

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Bush fires pose a threat to the show every year, with 200 fires spreading in November last year while the celebrities were in the jungle.

Luckily, the celebs were able to stay put and filming was not affected. The last time Im a Celebrity bosses had to evacuate the camp was in 2015 after Read More – Source