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A burned tree trunk on fire in the middle of a burned landscape.
A red car parked on a road surrounded by burned land from a bush fire.
Two fire engines parked on a dirt road with a large smoke plume in the distance. Four fire fighters stand next to the trucks.
Three firefighters with a New South Wales Rural Fire Service truck. Two of them are standing next to the truck and one is in the drivers seat.
A burned landscape in New South Wales.

New year bushfire in Wombeyan caves NSW

We expected that fire, waited for it and watched it coming toward us from the National park. Fire brigades were trying to stop it with back fire but the wind was strong. Fire aircraft’s sprayed water but only slowed the fire. It came on the 31st of December in the morning, first on the grass, then up the trees.

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