Tag Archives: Australia

Authorities Warn Wildfires Threaten Australian Towns

Over 70 aircraft are battling fires     MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — More homes were being threatened Tuesday by wildfires that have burned dozens of homes and buildings in rural southeast Australia. Victoria state Emergency Management Commissioner Andrew Crisp said ...

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Wildfire Helicopter Crashes During Water Refill in Australia

Aircrane crashed into a reservoir during wildfire     Nine News Australia – The aircraft plunged into the dam in Jericho, about 3 hours east of Melbourne, about 7.15pm yesterday. Join Nine News for the latest in news and events ...

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Australian Wildfires Raze Dozens of Homes

Power cut and livestock killed by wildfires   CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Wildfires razed dozens of homes in southeast Australia, cut power to thousands more and killed livestock, but most of the weekend blazes had been contained by Monday. There ...

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Homes Destroyed in Australian Wildfires

Two firefighters injured in New South Wales   SYDNEY (AP) — Several homes were destroyed and two firefighters injured by huge wildfires that tore across Australia’s most populous state over the weekend, officials said Monday. Scorching temperatures and fierce winds ...

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