Australia firefighters race to beat heat spike
15 of the 126 fires are out of control
The News Tribe
NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Australian firefighters were racing against the clock to bring a series of blazes under control on Thursday before a forecast spike in temperatures brings the risk of more infernos.
Fires have been raging across Australia for nearly a week and while many have been contained, 126 are still burning and at least 15 remain out of control in the country's most populous state, New South Wales.
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