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33 Heartbreaking Images Of The Destruction Caused By Australia's Wildfires

The fires raging across New South Wales have killed one man and destroyed hundreds of homes since last week.

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5. In total, 59 fires are still burning across the state...

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Watch this time-lapse video of the bushfires spreading in New South Wales.

9. The Blue Mountains, whose foothills extend down to western Sydney suburbs, are populated with a mix of farmers, small business owners, and white-collar commuters.

23. The hot conditions predicted for Wednesday have many worried.

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The remains of a possum can be seen on the edge of a water tank after a bushfire passed through the area in the Blue Mountains suburb of Winmalee, west of Sydney.

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