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Worse Expected as Fires Rage Out of Control - Australia

World  (tags: australia, fire, fire fighters, south australia, kangaroo island, devastation, wildlife )

- 4203 days ago -
FIREFIGHTERS are braced for dangerous conditions today as fires continued to rage out of control on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The Country Fire Service has moved its "worst-case scenario" planning forward to tomorrow after revised forecasts for Fr


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Michael Angel (58)
Wednesday December 12, 2007, 12:50 am
This is especially sad as the Isand had been cleared of feral cats, dogs, and foxes. etc

Are they doing fire prevention burns in winter?

Chrissy N (118)
Wednesday December 12, 2007, 12:59 am
I think you'll find that Queensland is the only state that does off-season burns ... at least that was what I was told when I was in the brigade.

Michael Angel (58)
Wednesday December 12, 2007, 2:51 am
No NSW does it too, but often conditions during winter are unfavourable for low temp burning.

The Australian Aborigines had it all worked out.
Perhaps we should put them back in charge?
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