• Short Summary

    In Australia, the worst bushfires for twenty-five years have devastated wooded suburbs in an arc around Sydney.

  • Description

    In Australia, the worst bushfires for twenty-five years have devastated wooded suburbs in an arc around Sydney. Hundreds of people fled their homes in the path of flames raging on three sides of the city, destroying houses, vehicles and caravans. Reuters news agency quoted New South Wales Bushfire Coordinator, Mr. Bill Hurditch as saying on Wednesday (19 December) that many of the fires were started deliberately. Officials said about twenty buildings were gutted in the fires. This report from Rod McNeil of Channel Ten in Sydney.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA91VHIMT1PNO6FO7KK6GUIOZQ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA91VHIMT1PNO6FO7KK6GUIOZQ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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