State of emergency declared in Australia's capital amid fires

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And peers Rebeca her your reports of blazes burning out of control near the capital Canberra hot and windy weather is fanning flames and making it difficult to control fires burning around populated areas of forested area in Australia's capital region is currently burning out of control prompting authorities to close roads and issue an emergency warning to residents of the suburbs around Canberra the weather around the capital is expected to remain hot and dry over the weekend further to the south fire prone areas experience highs above one hundred ten degrees Fahrenheit on Friday but rain going into the weekend there has helped to reduce the immediate risk of fires this has been a particularly damaging brush fire season in Australia going back to

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