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'A good firefighting day': Crews hold blazes back from Australia's capital


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3 Min ReadMELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Firefighters kept wild blazes fueled by strong winds and soaring temperatures from reaching suburban areas of Australia’s capital, Canberra, using airdrops of fire retardant to create a 2.5-kilometre (1.55-mile) long defensive line late on Saturday.

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