Australia: Bushfire burns near unexploded bomb site
The fire is closing in on a firing range used by the army in the 1970s, which still contains undetonated bombs
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NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Firefighters are working to stop a bushfire in southern New South Wales reaching a former military range scattered with unexploded bombs.
The Dean's Gap bushfire, one of more than 100 fires burning across the state, is out of control near Wandandian.
Fires are also burning in parts of Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland, after record temperatures earlier this week.
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