The Holmes family take refuge from the flames under a jetty
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Tasmanian family hide under jetty to escape bushfire flames

A Tasmanian family have been recounting their fight for survival as Australia's bushfires engulfed the coastline.

For three hours, Tim Holmes and his family sought refuge in neck-deep water under a jetty near the town of Dunalley.

Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.

  • 09 Jan 2013
  • From the section Asia
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