Flames from an out of control bush fire seen from a nearby residential area in Harrington, Australia, on Friday. Photo: Kelly-Ann Oosterbeek via Agence France-Presse

Bush fires tear through eastern Australia, leaving at least three dead and 150 homes razed

  • At least seven people were unaccounted for in New South Wales state, and firefighters said the number of missing and dead could rise
  • On Saturday morning, there were 72 bush fires still raging, including 18 out-of-control ones and six at emergency warning level, the fire service said
Topic |   Australia

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Flames from an out of control bush fire seen from a nearby residential area in Harrington, Australia, on Friday. Photo: Kelly-Ann Oosterbeek via Agence France-Presse
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The Soda Rock Winery burns in Healdsburg, California. Photo: The Washington Post

Hell on Earth: California declares statewide emergency as fires rage and thousands flee

  • An estimated that 180,000 people had been ordered to flee the so-called Kincade Fire, north of San Francisco
  • In southern California, the Tick Fire has also burned structures and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents
Topic |   United States

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The Soda Rock Winery burns in Healdsburg, California. Photo: The Washington Post
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