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Massive fire evacuation by sea underway in Australia

Young children and parents wearing green, naval lifevests and holding a security rope as they are evacuated by sea

PortandTerminal.com, January 3, 2019 One of the largest evacuations in Australia’s history began on Friday ahead of hot weather and strong winds that are forecast to worsen the devastating wildfires raging across the country. MALLACOOTA, AUSTRALIA – Australian Navy landing vessels have started to evacuate people trapped by the ongoing bushfires at Mallacoota. So far almost 1,000 people have been evacuated …

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Navy to evacuate hundreds trapped in Mallacoota. Video from beach just posted

A crowded town hall meeting where people wear surgical masks because of the smoke

PortandTerminal.com, January 2, 2020 4,000 people remain trapped by the fires on Mallacoota beach. Yesterday an ESSO offshore supply tug arrived on the scene to render assistance. Today, two Australian naval ships arrived. Evacuation begins Friday morning local time. MALLACOOTA, AUSTRALIA – Two Australian navy vessels, HMAS Choules and MV Sycamore, arrived this morning at Mallacoota beach. They will begin …

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