Prime Minister praises Aussie firefighters
Firefighters continue to battle the massive wildland fires
ABC Premium News
NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Prime Minister Julia Gillard has paid tribute to the firefighters who have been fighting a massive blaze in north-western New South Wales which has destroyed 49 homes.
Ms Gillard arrived in Coonabarabran this morning to meet locals and volunteers who have been fighting the blaze, which has burnt 42,000 hectares in and around the Warrumbungle National Park.
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