Threat of Australian bushfire forces campers to evacutate
Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 00:26
Jan. 1 - A large bushfire on Australia's North Stradbroke Island forces authorities to evacuate campers. Sarah Toms reports.
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This large bushfire has forced around 900 campers to leave Australia's North Stradbroke Island near Brisbane.
Authorities expect the weather to become hotter in the next few days so holiday makers were forced to pack up and leave.
A plume of smoke hung over the island but police said there was no threat to properties.
The blaze was sparked by a lightning strike at the weekend.
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