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Monday, 19 March 2018 - 12:04
Bushfire destroys over 70 properties in Australia
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More than 70 homes and buildings are feared to have been destroyed in a bushfire in Australia, authorities say.

The fast-moving fire engulfed the New South Wales (NSW) coastal town of Tathra late on Sunday local time.

Authorities said locals were evacuated to a nearby town and there were no reports of anyone missing.

Earlier, separate blazes in Victoria destroyed up to 18 properties. Authorities described the bushfires as the worst of Australia's summer season.

In Tathra, about 450km south of Sydney, four people were treated for smoke inhalation and one firefighter was injured, authorities said.
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