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Thousands Flee Homes As Australian Wildfires Rage

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 01.03.2015 | World

SYDNEY (AP) — Cooler conditions on Sunday were helping hundreds of firefighters working to contain a massive wildfire that had forced thousands of p...

Firefighting Plane Crashes In Australia, Sparking New Blaze

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A plane dousing wildfires in bushland around the Australia's biggest city, Sydney, crashed into a national park on Thursd...

Cause Of Australia's Largest Wildfire Revealed

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

SYDNEY -- SYDNEY (AP) — A military training exercise ignited the largest of the wildfires that have ravaged Australia's most populous state over the...

Australia's Fires Could Merge Into 'Mega-Blaze'

Evening Standard, London | Michael Howie | Posted 12.21.2013 | World

Bushfires raging across 217-miles in New South Wales could merge to form one “mega-blaze”, a fire chief warned today. Fire Service Commissioner S...

Australia's Animals Scorched In Wildfires

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — Kangaroo corpses lay scattered by the roadsides while wombats that survived the wildfire's onslaught emerged from their underground bur...