Fire Down Under

Australia Wildfires

Arsonists relighting extinguished brush have worsened wildfires raging in New South Wales, Australia, which have already killed 108.

“These people are terrorists within our nation, they are the enemy within and we have to be increasingly vigilant about them,” [South Australian Premier] Mr. [Mike] Rann said.

Police warned anyone caught setting the fires could be charged with murder, as the death toll yesterday grew at a sickening rate.

CFA deputy chief Steve Warrington said firefighters battling a blaze at Churchill were being hampered by at least one firebug, re-igniting areas after fire crews had been through to extinguish the fire.

Read more about the Australian brushfires here.  Families have lost everything and the picture galleries make Victoria seem like a burnt out post-apocalyptic nightmare.

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