fires

Australia bushfires
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Hadas Kuznits
January 10, 2020 - 1:12 pm
An estimated 25.5 million acres have burned in Australia, killing a couple dozen people and wiping out ecosystems in the process. A Philadelphia fundraiser hopes to offer some aid to those battling the massive flames. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, photo provided by Australian Department of Defence, a Royal Australian Navy MRH-90 helicopter crew member looks out over fires burning near Cann River, Australia.
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AP News
January 06, 2020 - 10:06 am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government was committing an extra 2 billion Australian dollars ($1.4 billion) toward the recovery effort in addition to the tens of millions of dollars that have already been promised. Read more here.
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Singer Pink says she's donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 1:35 pm
American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia. Read more here.
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A Forest Corporation worker manages a fire hose as he battles a fire near Moruya, Australia, Saturday.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 11:19 am
A father and son who were battling flames for two days are the latest victims of the worst wildfire season in Australian history, and the path of destruction widened in at least three states Saturday due to strong winds and high temperatures. Read more here.
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Red sky from wildfires burning, in Victoria, Australia, on Dec. 31, 2019.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 11:15 am
Australia deployed military ships and aircraft Wednesday to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that have left at least 17 people dead nationwide and sent thousands of residents and holidaymakers fleeing to the shoreline. Read more here.
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A helicopter tackles a wildfire in East Gippsland, Victoria state, Australia.
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AP News
December 31, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Wildfires burning across Australia's two most populous states Tuesday trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions and killed at least two people while more property along the country's east coast fell victim to a devastating fire season. Read more here.
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Firefighter demonstrates deep-frying turkey
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Michelle Durham
November 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Thanksgiving can be a wonderful holiday — but it’s also a dangerous and fire-starting one. Read more here for fire safety tips.
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Church fire chars roof
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Tim Jimenez
August 28, 2019 - 9:44 am
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As fire officials continue work to find out how the three-alarm fire at a West Philly church started Tuesday afternoon, the church's pastor promises to rebuild. At the Greater Bible Way Temple at 52nd and Warren streets early Wednesday morning, all that's left is...
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Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems, particularly among children and the elderly, have increased as fires in the region rage.
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 7:52 am
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires. The Brazilian leader also escalated a deeply...
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