Australia braces as authorities warn new fires could threaten high population areas

FILE PHOTO: A fire blazes across bush in Newnes Plateau, New South Walles, Australia, December 7, 2019 in this picture grab obtained from a social media video on December 8, 2019. Gena Dray via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters across Australia’s east coast were bracing for a fresh wave of fires as temperatures across the country’s most populous state were expected to soar. More than 100 fires are ablaze in New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria states, many of which have been burning for several weeks – including a single […]

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