Bushfires continue to rage in south east Australia

Bushfires are continuing to rage in the south east region of Australia as emergency crews battle to control the fires.

An Air-Crane Helitanker dumps water on a fire near Marulan, which is located around 87 miles from south west Sydney.
An Air-Crane Helitanker dumps water on a fire near Marulan, which is located around 87 miles from south west Sydney. Credit: Handout/Reuters
A bushfire gathers momentum to the west of Sydney.
A bushfire gathers momentum to the west of Sydney. Credit: Handout/Reuters

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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.