'Leave immediately': Bushfire approaches township in Australia's Fraser Island

Australian authorities on Monday asked residents of a coastal township in the world heritage listed Fraser Island to "leave immediately" after a massive bushfire burning there since mid-October was expected to reach the township early morning.

'Leave immediately': Bushfire approaches township in Australia's Fraser Island
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