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Heatwave stokes Australia wildfire fears

Bushfires in southeast could flare up as sweltering heat is forecast for the region in coming days.
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2013 09:44

After two days of relatively cool weather, extreme temperatures are expected to return to southeastern Australia over the weekend.

The heatwave is causing concern that bushfires could flare up again.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from the Jerrangwala Forest south of Sydney.

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