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Bushfire razes homes in Australia

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Seven homes were destroyed by wildfire in Australia, officials said Monday, warning of a long and difficult summer ahead for firefighters. 

File photo of Australian Country Fire Servic firefighters working to put out a fire. Seven homes were destroyed by wildfire in Australia, officials said Monday, warning of a long and and difficult summer ahead for firefighters.

The large blaze at Tulka, 12 kilometres (seven miles) south of Port Lincoln in South Australia state, razed the homes as it tore through 2,000 hectares (4,950 acres) of scrubland late Sunday, the Country Fire Service (CFS) said.

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