Saturday, October 19, 2013

In Australia, unprecedented forest fires near Sydney, and took the first victim.

In Australia, unprecedented forest fires near Sydney, and took the first victim.

More than a thousand firefighters fight the fire in different parts of the Australian state of New South Wales in the eastern part of the continent.
Continues to rage 68 fires , 22 of which can not be localized . On forecast heat and strong winds continue and the situation is "probably the worst in history. "
The fire destroyed nearly 100,000 hectares of forests and bushes.
As it became known , the cause of one of the biggest fires might be blast earlier this week during a military exercise .
Ministry of Defence announced that investigation.
Authorities of New South Wales announced the strictest ban on fires in the state.
On Friday, officials said the first victim , a 63 year old man who tried to protect his own house on fire, died of a heart attack.
In Australia 's mid-spring , which this year is dry and hot . During the first 18 days of October , the temperature of the air on the east coast of the country is higher than average for this time of year by 3.6 degrees.

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