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Australian fires: Victorians urged to leave amid fears ‘heat spike’ will cause bushfires to merge

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Residents in large areas of Victoria have again been advised to leave their homes before a day of “extreme” fire conditions throughout south-eastern Australia that could see the merging of at least two major fires. At least 5% of Victoria has already burned. Authorities sent a text message to East Gippsland and the north-east region on Thursday advising people within the at-risk area, which extends from the New South Wales…