Australia fires: 5 questions answered

For the third time since the start of Australia’s fire season, a state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales due to fires that are burning out of control. The flames have forced thousands … Read More

‘Leave Now’: Australians Urged to Evacuate as ‘Catastrophic’ Fires Loom

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SYDNEY – Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high-risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming “catastrophic” fire conditions. Bushfires burning across New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland … Read More

Bushfires rage across parts of southeast Australia

Homes destroyed and thousands lose power as blazes tear across New South Wales and Victoria. Bushfires that razed dozens of homes in southeast Australia have now been mostly contained, but not before causing damage to or destroying several homes and other buildings. … Read More