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AseanPlus News 11 Jan 2016 | 3:25 AM

Firefighters contain deadly Australian bushfire

PERTH, Australia: Cooler temperatures and easing winds Monday helped firefighters contain a bushfire that killed two people and razed 143 properties, with clean-up efforts getting underway.

World 07 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Bushfire ends 15-month Australia tree-sit protest

SYDNEY: An Australian anti-logging campaigner who has spent the last 15 months living 60 metres (196 feet) up a tree was Thursday forced down by an approaching bushfire, but vowed to continue her protest.

AseanPlus News 04 Jan 2015 | 11:32 AM

More homes destroyed as Australia battles major bushfire

ADELAIDE, Australia: More than 30 homes are feared destroyed as firefighters battle an out-of-control bushfire in the state of South Australia, with officials warning Sunday that lives are in danger even as weather conditions improve.

Nation 18 Aug 2016 | 7:06 AM

Hillslope bushfire snarls traffic on Sprint highway

KUALA LUMPUR: A bushfire on a hillslope opposite Phileo Damansara caused a minor traffic snarl along the Sprint highway for about an hour.

AseanPlus News 08 Jan 2016 | 5:31 AM

Raging bushfire devastates Australian town

Perth (Australia) (AFP) - A "catastrophic" bushfire has burnt through an historic town in Western Australia, razing 95 homes and leaving three people unaccounted for, officials said on Friday.

AseanPlus News 25 Nov 2015 | 9:22 PM

At least two dead as Australia bushfire burns out of control

SYDNEY (AFP) - Two people were confirmed killed and a third feared dead as a bushfire blazed out of control in South Australia Wednesday, officials said.

AseanPlus News 19 Oct 2013 | 3:28 PM

Australian military to probe link to bushfire

SYDNEY, Oct 19, 2013 (AFP) - The Australian military said Saturday it was investigating whether a major bushfire was linked to an explosives training exercise, as firefighters battled blazes that have destroyed or damaged 300 homes.

AseanPlus News 15 Jul 2014 | 10:19 AM

Australia bushfire survivors in record class action win

Survivors of a devastating 2009 bushfire in Australia won a nearly Aus$500 million payout Tuesday in the biggest class action settlement in the nation's history.

AseanPlus News 04 Mar 2014 | 10:50 AM

Australia to get hotter and bushfire season longer

Australia will suffer more days of extreme heat and a longer bushfire season as greenhouse gases force temperatures to continue rising, a new report warned Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 03 Jan 2015 | 11:24 AM

Bushfire burns out of control in southern Australia

SYDNEY, Jan 03, 2015 (AFP) - Houses were lost as an intense bushfire raged out of control in South Australia on Saturday, as authorities warned the state faced its worst wildfire danger since deadly 1983 blazes.