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What is life like living near Australian bush fires?

23 October 2013 Last updated at 16:43 BST

Fires have been raging in large areas of Australia for several days.

People have had to leave their homes and fires are still going on.

So what is is like for children living there?

Hear from Jake and Scott from New South Wales who live near the bush fires and told us about their experiences.