Man dies in Australia wildfires

The first fatality in the Australian wildfires has been confirmed. A man was discovered in a burned out car near Seaton in Victoria, around 120 miles east of Melbourne, police said.

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Deans Gap fire burns over 9,000 acres of land

Deans Gap Fire near Sussex Inlet Credit: New South Wales Rural Fire Service

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has tweeted this image of an aerial photo of the Deans Gap Fire, near Sussex Inlet in New South Wales, Australia.

The fire has a 44 kilometre perimeter and has burnt out over 9,300 acres of land.

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