• Short Summary

    As one of the worst Australian droughts continues bush fires in the southern state of Victoria have claimed the lives of two people, and caused widespread damage to property and farms.

  • Description

    As one of the worst Australian droughts continues bush fires in the southern state of Victoria have claimed the lives of two people, and caused widespread damage to property and farms.

    SYNOPSIS: Apart from causing the deaths of two people and injuring a further 13, the bush fires have forced farmers to shoot thousands of head of cattle and sheep on charred pasture land. More than 150 bush fires, fanned by fierce winds and 40 degree centigrade (104 Farenheit) heat spread through Victoria.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC4EFDV5ISNNIYBKIM12BKHLPK
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4EFDV5ISNNIYBKIM12BKHLPK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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