Australia’s east coast battles more than 100 bushfires, 21 homes destroyed

Fire and Emergency crew battle bushfire near a house in the rural town of Canungra in the Scenic Rim region of South East Queensland, Australia, September 6, 2019. Regi Varghese/AAP/via REUTERS

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian firefighters battled strong winds and fast-moving blazes on Saturday as they worked to contain out-of-control bushfires that have destroyed at least 21 homes across two states on the country’s east coast. More than 100 fires were burning in the states of Queensland and New South Wales on Saturday, with the nation’s […]

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