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Scores of bushfires rage across eastern AustraliaAustralian firefighters warned they were in "uncharted territory" as they struggled to contain dozens of out-of-control bushfires across the east of the country on Friday. About 100 blazes were scattered across the countryside in New South Wales and Queensland states, including about 19 considered dangerous and uncontained. "We have never seen this many fires concurrently at emergency warning level," New South Wales Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons told public broadcaster ABC. "We are in uncharted territory." Bushfires are common in...
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