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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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Some New South Wales fires could have been deliberate

Weather presenter Magdalena Rose spoke to ITV Daybreak live from Sydney about the wildfires currently burning through Australia.

She called it one of the most 'widespread and persistent heatwaves in history' with the highest temperature reaching 43 degrees celsius.

She added that some fires have even been started deliberately, with three teens in New South Wales being charged over allegedly starting fires.

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