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State of emergency in Australia


At least seventeen people have been killed in the worst wildfires in decades in Australia the officials in the state of New South Wales including Sydney have declared a state of emergency more than nine hundred homes have been destroyed there here's correspondent Phil Mercer it's not just in New South Wales there are fires burning in the states of Victoria catastrophic warnings in Western Australia difficult conditions to in the states of South Australia and Tasmania and it's not just a human toll the government estimates of third of all coal Wallace in New South Wales have been killed in much of their habitat burned most really is prime minister Scott Morrison but those places where there is still stored in other assistance to be provided it is on its way there are about two thousand firefighters working on the ground in New South

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