Thousands flee homes as bushfires rage in southern Australia

Firefighters in southern areas of Australia are struggling to contain several major blazes fanned by high winds. The state of South Australia is facing its worst fire threat since deadly bushfires in 1983.

Several houses were burnt out in southern Australia on Saturday as fire services battled a number of blazes across the region.

The worst fire has occurred in the Adelaide Hills in the state of South Australia, where five homes have been destroyed, with hundreds of others at risk, according to state Country Fire Service spokesman Daniel Hamilton.
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