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Fire threatens homes near Sydney

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 00:48

A bushfire is threatening homes in west Sydney as fire crews battle to control the blaze.

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION A bushfire threatened to burn homes in Western Sydney on Sunday (November 13), as Australian firefighters tried to control the blaze. The fire burning in the suburb of Londonderry, 60 kilometres (37 miles) west of Sydney's central business district, is believed to have been fuelled by 60 km/h winds and burned through around 270 hectares of bushland, according to local media. More than 100 firefighters were aided by water bombing aircraft in an attempt to control the blaze, which was downgraded to a watch-and-act by the NSW Rural Fire Service late on Sunday, the Nine Network reported.

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Fire threatens homes near Sydney

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 00:48