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  • Wildfire smoke rises from hills behind the village of Numeralla in New South Wales state, Australia, January 8, 2013.
  • Smoke rises from the Yarrabin bushfire, burning out of control near Cooma, about 100 kilometers south of Canberra, Australia, January 8, 2013.
  • Police Rescue Helicopter crewman Matthew Drumm looks at a wildfire in Dunalley, east of Hobart, Australia, January 5, 2013.
  • Houses destroyed by a wildfire are seen in ruins in Dunalley, east of Hobart, Australia, January 5, 2013.
  • Houses destroyed by a wildfire are seen in ruins in Dunalley, east of Hobart, Australia, January 5, 2013.
  • Smoke from a wildfire billows over beach goers at Carlton, east of Hobart, Australia, January 4, 2013.
  • Smoke from wildfires is seen east of Hobart in the Australian island state of Tasmania January 4, 2013.

Wildfires Rage Across Australia

Published January 07, 2013

Wildfires rage across southeast Australia, with authorities warning of "catastrophic" conditions in some areas.


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