Firefighter battling a blaze in the Blue Mountains
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'Homes and lives at risk' in Australia wildfires

Authorities in Australia have warned that more homes and lives could be lost, as wildfires continue to rage across parts of New South Wales.

Firefighters have been trying to prevent the fires spreading, but high temperatures, low humidity and strong winds of up to 100km/h (60mph) are forecast for Wednesday.

Emily Thomas reports.

  • 23 Oct 2013
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