Tasmania fire damage
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The devastation of Tasmania's fires

Drone and helicopter footage has laid bare the devastation of forest land in Tasmania from fires, begun by a series of lightning strikes, that have been burning since 13 January.

The images from Greenpeace Australia and the Wilderness Society showed 1,000-year-old trees that had been destroyed by the flames.

They said an estimate 105,000 hectares has been burned so far.

  • 12 Feb 2016