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Fire threatens more Australia homes

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Wildfires claimed one life and destroyed at least 100 homes near Sydney, Australia's biggest city, after forcing thousands to evacuate their homes, and authorities warned on Friday (October 18) more homes could be lost as fires burned out of control. Fuelled by unseasonably high temperatures and strong winds, 100 fires were still burning in New South Wales state in Australia's east, more than 30 of which were uncontained, the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) said. A 63-year-old man died from a heart attack on Thursday (October 17) while trying to defend his home from a fire in a coastal community a short drive north of Sydney, an RFS spokesman said. Emergency warnings remained in place for fires in the Blue Mountains and the Central Coast, just north of Sydney. The biggest threat was on an uncontained fire in Wyong, 75 km (45 miles) north of Sydney, with some homes believed to have been destroyed, the RFS said in its latest up

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