Bushfires Ravage Victoria
Firefighters prepare to defend the Glenmaggie Caravan Park in the large rural region of Gippsland January 18, 2013 near Glenmaggie, Victoria, Australia.
Record heat was making conditions ripe for wildfires throughout Australia. Australia’s largest city Sydney today posted its highest recorded temperature ever at 114 degrees Fahrenheit.
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