Wildfires Are Raging Outside Every Major City in Australia

Australia has deployed military planes and ships to provide aid as hundreds of wildfires rage across Australia, forcing residents to flee and destroying homes. The Australian Defense Force is sending ships to the Victoria town of Mallacoota on a two-week supply … Read More

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

Australian wildfires threaten Sydney water supplies

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities said on Friday they are focused on protecting water plants, pumping stations, pipes and other infrastructure from intense bushfires surrounding Sydney, the country’s largest city. Firefighters battling the blazes for weeks received a reprieve of … 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