Australian fires kill two civilians and injuring 23 firefighters

While heat wave takes to become naturbrandene in several australian states more and more extreme. The fierce wildfires that in these weeks raging in several a

Australian fires kill two civilians and injuring 23 firefighters

While heat wave takes to become naturbrandene in several australian states more and more extreme.

The fierce wildfires that in these weeks raging in several australian states, have on Friday claimed the lives of two new human life.

This time the fires near the city of Adelaide in the state of South Australia, which has called for two deaths.

The police in South Australia on the night of Saturday, local time, writes The Guardian.

Thus has a total of ten people lost their lives because of this season's fires in Australia.

Friday is also the 23 firefighters were injured during the brandslukningen in South Australia. Including a person in critical condition, writes The Guardian.

- In relation to the disastrous conditions and this unprecedented challenge, it is noteworthy that relatively few firefighters and nødhjælpspersonale have been wounded, says Mark Jobs, who is head of the local fire brigade.

the Weather conditions in Australia complicates the extinguished of the over 200 fires raging across the country.

This week is having a severe heat wave hit the country. Three days in a row is the country's average rekordtemperatur been beaten.

in Many places in the country are the temperatures reached over 40 degrees, and in combination with hard winds, Saturday created "catastrophic" conditions for fires. It writes the news agency Reuters.

In the state of New South Wales lost two firefighters on the night of Friday Danish time life, while they fought the flames.

this week declared a state of emergency in New South Wales, where more than 100 of the about 200 fires in the country is rampant.

The catastrophic weather events means that Saturday will be deployed up to 10,000 firefighters and people in the disaster response.

According to the state minister of justice, it is probably the largest disaster ever in New South Wales.

in recent weeks, the number remained at about 2000 firefighters, who fight daily against the flames in the land.

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Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 05:00

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