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Bushfire threat as blazes rage in southern Australia

Residents in parts of southern Australia are being told their lives are at risk as bushfires rage out of control.

Intense blazes north-east of Adelaide are the worst in the area for more than 30 years.

Australia faces such fires every year but environmentalists say global warming is making their occurrence more frequent.

Jon Donnison reports.

  • 03 Jan 2015