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Australian 'megablaze' under control, wet weather promises further respite

New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney's northwestern outskirts

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Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control on Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney's northwestern outskirts, which has been burning out of control for almost three months.

  Visiting the area on Monday, New South Wales Rural Fire Service commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said there was a .

First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 19:48 IST
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