Wildfires – Australia
More than 160 bushfires are now burning across New South Wales after a host of fresh blazes were started in the last 24 hours. The New South Wales Rural Fire Service released a statement on Thursday morning warning of 163 bush and grass fires burning right across the state. 64 of the blazes ‘were not contained’.
Wildfires – West Virginia, USA
For the second time in six years, a large group of wildfires has broken out near Smoke Hole in the eastern part of West Virginia. Authorities say the wildfires have burned about 2,000 acres of forestland in Grant and Pendleton counties.