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Australia wildfires: New South Wales' resources stretched

21 October 2013 Last updated at 19:17 BST

Firefighters in Australia are dealing with "unparalleled conditions" as New South Wales continues to battle wildfires which have destroyed hundreds of homes.

The fire service has warned conditions will worsen, possibly peaking on Wednesday, as three blazes merge to form one fire front.

Jon Donnison reports.

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