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Firefighters contain deadly Australian bushfire

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A handout frame grab taken from a video footage made available by the Western Australia (WA)’s Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) on January 11, 2016 shows a general view of bushfires affecting the Shires of Harvey and Waroona in Western Australia, Australia, January 9, 2016. Western Australia Department of Parks and Wildlife/EPA
The fire, one of the worst to hit the region in recent years, destroyed 143 properties

PERTH, Australia (Jan. 11, 2016) — Cooler temperatures and easing winds Monday, January 11, helped firefighters contain a bushfire that killed two people and razed 143 properties, with clean-up efforts getting underway.

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Two dead as firefighters battle huge Australia bushfire

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BLAZE. Firefighters battle a fire near Yarloop in Western Australia in this photo taken on January 7, 2016. Agence France-Presse photo /Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services
Bushfires during Australia’s hot summer season have now claimed a total of 8 lives

PERTH, Australia (Jan. 10, 2016) — Two people have died and more than a hundred homes have been destroyed in a huge bushfire, Australian authorities said Sunday, January 10, as firefighters battled to tame the out-of-control blaze.

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