Heavy rains help firefighters contain massive wildfires

Despite the rain, firefighters are still battling nearly 20 fires


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QUEENSLAND, Australia — Overnight rain has doused two major fires in south east Queensland but crews are still dealing with extreme fire conditions in the state's west.

Authorities say the rain has extinguished bushfires which had been burning at Greenbank and Mount Tambourine south of Brisbane.

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