Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 1:50 EDT
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Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia (via AFP)

Lightning strikes ignited more than 250 fires across southeast Australia overnight, officials said Wednesday, as firefighters battled to put out the flames and the country sweltered under a heatwave. In Victoria state, where catastrophic firestorms…

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