Firefighters "back-burning" in New South Wales
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Australia bushfires: Back-burning to tackle blaze

Firefighters in Australia have been using a technique known as "back-burning" in an attempt to manage the wildfires which have ravaged New South Wales.

New South Wales has been badly hit by bushfires after the hottest September on record. It has declared a state of emergency.

Jon Donnison joins fire fighters on the front line.

  • 21 Oct 2013
  • From the section Asia
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