Australia battles to tame wildfires - The New Indian Express

Australia battles to tame wildfires

  • A firefighter hoses to control flames near houses at Bilpin, 75 kilometers (47 miles) west of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Authorities have warned that hotter weather and increased winds are expected and are preparing for the conditions to worsen. AP
  • A firefighter hoses up high in the trees to control flames near houses at Bilpin, 75 kilometers (47 miles) west of Sydney, Australia. AP
  • A firefighter hoses to control flames near houses at Bilpin, 75 kilometers (47 miles) west of Sydney. AP
  • A burnt trailer sits in the back yard of destroyed homes in Sunny Ridge Drive in Winmalee 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Sydney in Australia. AP
  • Jennifer Schweinsberg and her son David take photos of the ruins of their family home in Sunny Ridge Drive in Winmalee. AP
  • Firefighter watches as smoke covers a road at Bilpin,75 kilometers (47 miles) west of Sydney, Australia. AP
  • A firetruck sits at ready as flames approach a house at Bilpin. AP
  • A New South Wales Rural Fire Service volunteer puts out a fire in the town of Bell, Australia. AP