Australian high temperature caused hundreds of forest fires

Original title: Australian high temperature caused hundreds of fire-fighting houses to be destroyed by firefighters

China News Service, February 10, according to foreign media reports, Australian government officials said on the 10th, due to temperature High, with many days of dry and windy weather, many forest fires occurred in southeastern Australia, 20 houses were destroyed and one firefighter was injured.

According to official sources, on the 9th, more than 150 forest fires occurred in Victoria Province in southeastern Australia. By the 10th, there were still 25 fires that were uncontrolled.

At present, there is no other casualty report except for a firefighter who was injured in a fallen tree during firefighting.

In addition, there were 50 fires in South Wales on the 9th, and a highway connecting Melbourne and Sydney was temporarily closed.

The report said that this was the most serious fire in Australia since the death of 173 people in 2009 and the burning of more than 2,000 houses.

Responsible Editor: Zhang Xiaofang

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