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  Bush fires in Sydney
A house burns in Sydney in this shot taken from the air
1/8 A house burns in Sydney in this shot taken from the air
A firefighter tries to put out the blaze in Blackheath, west of Sydney...
2/8 A firefighter tries to put out the blaze in Blackheath, west of Sydney...
... as do firefighters in Dural, to the north of Sydney
3/8 ... as do firefighters in Dural, to the north of Sydney
Elvis, the giant Helitanker, drops water to try and put the fires out
4/8 Elvis, the giant Helitanker, drops water to try and put the fires out
Fire fighters suck water from a pool to douse the flames
5/8 Fire fighters suck water from a pool to douse the flames
Children from the suburb of East Hills in Sydney watch thick smoke coming from bushfires in the area.
6/8 Children from the suburb of East Hills in Sydney watch thick smoke coming from bushfires in the area.
A houseowner washes the dry leaves from his roof to stop them catching fire...
7/8 A houseowner washes the dry leaves from his roof to stop them catching fire...
But this resident of Berowa heights wasn't so lucky as he tackles the fire
8/8 But this resident of Berowa heights wasn't so lucky as he tackles the fire

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