Thousands of Tourists Flee Australian Bushfires as Military Begins Evacuations

In this photo provided by the Australian Defence Force, H.M.A.S. Choules appears as a ghostly figure through smoke haze off the coast of Mallacoota, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The Australian Defence Force is moving naval assets to Mallacoota on a … 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

State of emergency declared in New South Wales following devastating bushfires

There are up to 100 fires currently raging in New South Wales. Photo credit: Getty Images A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales as bushfires continue to devastate Australia. New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian said … 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

Horrifying Videos Show Incredible Destruction Of Raging California Wildfires

More than 44,000 acres have been consumed by the fires, the largest of which was just 10% contained on Sunday. Terrifying videos taken in parts of California are offering a firsthand glimpse of the incredible destruction left by several wildfires … Read More

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