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Australia's capital on fire alert as smoke and dust trigger health warnings

Reuters Sunday, 2 February 2020
Australia's capital, Canberra, was on high alert on Sunday as bushfires burned nearby, while smoke and dust covered large parts of the country's east, prompting warnings from health authorities.
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Soaring temperatures and strong winds stoked unpredictable bushfires near Australia's capital city on Saturday, closing a major highway. Emer McCarthy reports.

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