Monday 18 November 2019

In Pictures: New South Wales gripped by unprecedented bushfire crisis

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
A resident watches the progress of bushfires near houses in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia, November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia, November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS
Children help distribute toothbrushes and amenities as residents take refuge at a local club in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales.
Residents take refuge at a local club in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents take refuge at a local club in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents take refuge at a local club in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Bushfires burn in the distance as children play on a beach in Forster, 300km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Bushfires burn in the distance as children play on a beach in Forster, 300km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales.(Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Bushfires burn in the distance as children play on a beach in Forster, 300km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales.(Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)
Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)

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