Khaleej Times 2013.10.23 13:56
(AP) / 23 October 2013
Winds that were fanning wildfires and showering embers on threatened
communities eased late Wednesday, after scores of Australians evacuated
their homes in mountains west of Sydney.
All schools had closed in the Blue Mountains in anticipation of bad fire
conditions, and authorities advised residents who were not prepared to
defend their homes to leave for evacuation centres.
WILDFIRE, BLAZE, SYDNEY, MOUNTAIN, WALE, FIREFIGHTER, Australia