Australian fire-fighters are battling the bushfire they have seen. They dubbed it a "mega-fire". Eight fires combined an hour's north of Sydney. The blaze is endangering tens of thousands of in its path. It is burning across a swath of land and is 60km wide. Officials say it is burning out of and is too to contain. They said: "We cannot stop these fires. They will keep burning until ease."
The spread of the fires was made by a long . It is very early for forests to be so . Officials said: "There's a tough of months ahead and we've already seen the horrific of fire." Sydney is covered in choking, smoke. Residents received about exercising . They say it is "unprecedented". An official said: "People's are very, very tested and frail at the ."