NSW and Qld fires updates: water-bombing helicopter crash-lands at bushfires west of Brisbane – live

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Catastrophic fire conditions in New South Wales ease, but dozens of Australian bushfires remain burning. In Queensland, 80 fires are burning, with strong winds and temperatures in mid-30s creating hazardous conditions on Australia’s east coast

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• If you are in a bushfire affected area stay tuned to your local emergency broadcaster. Full alerts can be found here for NSW and here for Queensland

Another alert from Queensland: Buxton, leave immediately.

LEAVE IMMEDIATELY: Buxton (part of Woodgate/Walkers Point fire) bushfire as at 6pm Wed 13 Nov: https://t.co/D3D748rW6p

From AAP:

A bushfire has reportedly destroyed two homes and damaged two others in Geraldton in Western Australia’s Mid West region.

Mayor Shane Van Styn said he had been told about property loss at Utakarra but it was yet to be officially confirmed.

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