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Firefighting Plane Crashes in Australia, Killing 3 Americans
Three American crew members have died when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. The New South Wales premier confirmed the crash deaths in the state's Snowy Monaro region as Australia attempts to deal with an unprecedented fire season that has left a large swath of destruction...
Northern California Wildfire
The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner's investigators used a wire basket to sift and sort them.
Wild Fires
Small wildfires have broken out across New York in the past week, and state officials are warning residents to beware of dry conditions as temperatures rise.

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