Strong winds stoke bushfires on Australia’s east coast

A fire engine is parked near bruing trees in New South Wales, Australia, August 16, 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Fire and Rescue NSW/via REUTERS

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Strong winds intensified bushfires burning across much of the Australian state of New South Wales on Saturday, with the Rural Fire Service (RFS) upgrading warnings on three of more than 70 fires to emergency level. Residents of Tabulam, a town in northeastern New South Wales about 780 kilometres (485 miles) north of […]

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