Nick Bryant looking at burned landscape
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How the earth looks after a wildfire

9 January 2013 Last updated at 07:04 GMT

Temperatures have dropped in Australia giving some respite to fire crews battling scores of bushfires in New South Wales.

Nick Bryant has been looking at the aftermath of one fire in Wandandian, where the flames were so ferocious that they managed to cross a major highway.