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Residents use buckets and garbage bins filled with water to battle bushfire

A bushfire that has burned almost 1000 hectares in Sydney's southwest remains out-of-control.<p>But it has been downgraded as conditions ease and crews …

Menai: Heathcote Road is now closed between Macarthur Drive and New Illawarra Road. #Menai #7News

Sydney fire: Passengers film flames as train drives through out-of-control blaze

The moment a passenger train drove through Sydney's bushfire was caught on camera, as more than 1,000 hectares in the city's south-west went up in …

Hottest #April days on record here in #Sydney with #bushfires and high winds - #Autumn has yet to arrive

Bushfires at Alfords Point. This wind isn’t helping. Locals keep a lookout for wildlife 🐨 #southwest #bushfires #sydney

The ‘volatile, dynamic, and dangerous’ fire is posing a serious challenge for the 500 firefighters tackling it

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Heat from the bushfires is impacting TransGrid’s high voltage lines feeding into Ausgrid’s network, causing voltage dips across the network. #9News #NSWFIRES

Some stunning but also terrifying photos from the #bushfires in South Western Sydney

Customers may experience short interruptions to power supply today due to voltage dips on our network. Heat from bushfires in Sydney’s south is impacting TransGrid’s high voltage lines feeding our network. This shot was taken by @MikeCirca1981 at Barden Ridge last night.

Gordon Gallachers Photography

Police have established Strike Force Carpi to investigate bushfires in Sydney’s south-west.<p>About 2.45pm (Saturday 14 April 2018), emergency services …

A baby Koala being rescued from the bushfires 🐨♥️

Sydney bushfire: Reports of property affected as fire eases and threat downgraded

There are reports a massive bushfire has affected properties in Menai and Barden Ridge in Sydney's south-west, New South Wales fire crews say, as the …

Koalas narrowly escape Sydney bushfires

A koala has escaped Sydney’s out-of-control Holsworthy bushfire by wandering into a residential street, while another was plucked to safety by a …

Sydney bushfire: Vet offers free board to animals with owners impacted by blaze

A Sutherland Shire veterinary hospital has been overwhelmed with injured wildlife and household pets after throwing open its doors to animals of …

Australia – Bushfires Threaten Sydney Suburbs

By Steve Dellar | 04-15-2018 News<p>Many Sydney residents were faced with another sleepless night as 500 firefighters continued to battle a large blaze …

Bushfire Photography: Masonite Road, Tomago New South Wales

“Courage is found in unlikely places.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien On Sunday 14 January, I spent most of the day backburning and waiting to protect properties …

More #tobans forecast for day two (Sat 20) of the #nswheatwave. #bushfires develop quickly in these conditions making them difficult to control. Give yourself the best chance of survival by having a Bush Fire Survival Plan at the ready #nswrfs

Why we must be ready for bushfires this summer

Share selection to:<p>Experts have warned us that there will be more days of catastrophic fire danger across Australia; so much so that government, …

It's 15 years to the day since the Canberra bushfires that killed four people, destroyed more than 500 homes and severely damaged the Mt @StromloANU Observatory. But from this devastation came a new era of growth and discovery.

More #bushfires cropping up across #NSW. Keep an eye on things with “Fires Near Me” App from @NSWRFS


Smoky outside? Protect your health<p>On this page:<p>Useful links<br>• How to protect your health<br>• How smoke affects your health<p>Smoke from bushfires, planned burns …

AMAZING Photo of one of the three Australian raptors, the Black Kite, Whistling Kite and Brown Falcon carrying burning embers to start bushfires in order to flush out prey. #Deusmagnusest

3 girls wanted over setting bush fires at MELTON #melbourne Maybe #melbournebitesback could have offered them air-conditioned comfort, not going around setting bushfires! Ok, Rupert Murdoch doctored up another photo right? #auspol #bringthemhere #springst #4bc #africangangs

Roadworks, Skippys , Bushfires..... Where's the Floods & Pestilence ?? #doyourbest #allinadayswork #countrytrip #CFSareLegends👍

Fire causes 'apocalyptic' skies over Perth, but emergency warning downgraded

Authorities are treating a bushfire in the Perth Hills, which has blanketed the city with smoke, as suspicious.<p>Up to 150 Parks and Wildlife Service …

Lightning, tornadoes and mice: the science of bushfires - Science News - ABC News

They're a familiar sight on the Australian landscape as the weather warms — cutting a path of destruction through homes, farmland, and the bush.<p>But …