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2006 Victoria Bushfire Season Update #2

Yesterday there was a little good news in regards to the bushfires, some rain did fall in the morning but it was to little to put out the fires.  However, the rain did clean up the air and even today it is clear blue skies out now, but the bad news is that the wind has picked up considerably this morning which isn’t good for fighting the bushfires.  The winds have already caused the multiple bushfires to merge into one giant 240km long fire.  To make matters worse some idiot arsonists are going around starting bushfires near Melbourne which already depleted and fatigued firefighters had to go put out.  My first bushfire season in Australia is quickly turning into one of the worst on record.