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Duration 2003/01/18 Australia's capital is under a state of emergency as firefighters struggle with ferocious bushfires that have already killed one person, burned dozens of homes and forced thousands of evacuations. Country or District Australia Name Wild Fire
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others
- BBC News 2003/01/26
Bush fires have continued to rage in several parts of south-eastern Australia, destroying at least another 10 homes and forcing many residents to flee.
- CNN news 2003/01/23
Fires keep Australia on edge
- Yahoo Japan news 2003/01/21
4 people were killed, and 419 houses were destroyed.
- Asahi.com2003/01/18(Japanese page)
Australia's capital,Canberra, is under a state of emergency that killed one person, burned 100 homes.
- CNN News 2003/01/18
Australian officials estimate as many as 100 homes have been destroyed.
- BBC News 2003/01/18
Wildfires hit Australian capital
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