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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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Fewer areas under fire ban in New South wales

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service in Australia are currently coordinating around 100 aircraft to keep control of wildfires in the area.

Cooler temperatures yesterday provided some respite from the fires, with only two areas now under a total fire ban.

  • North Western
  • Northern Slopes

Fire crews are warning that the crisis sin't over, with the extensive heatwave to continue over the next few days.

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