Firefighters in New South Wales, Australia have said that 16 schools will be temporarily closed as a result of the wildfires engulfing the state.
All of the affected schools are in the Blue Mountain and Hawkesbury areas around 50 miles west of Sydney, the state's Rural Fire Service said.
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