Australia firefighters accidentally spread blaze ahead of heatwave

Australia firefighters accidentally spread blaze ahead of heatwave

A backburning operation to contain a massive fire went out of control, damaging buildings and cutting off major roads 250km northwest of Sydney. The firefighters were trying to stop a blaze of some 378,000 hectares by employing pre-emptive controlled burning — a tactic of deliberately starting small fires to remove vegetation before dangerous conditions arrive when the fire went out of control.

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We are going through a drought, that is why the tinder in the ground is so dry. also the media keeps ignoring the fact that proactive approaches to remove said tinder, has been stopped, allowing the tinder to build up. This "it's climate change!" isn't helping any situation, because it does nothing to remove fuel for the next season. (yes we have fire seasons). again yes the drought is bad, yes I have no proof ethier way that climate change caused it, we live in a desert after all. but we literally control 1% of emission and we are on the middle of nowhere, trying to stop natural disasters with protests and taxes etc. Is kind of the equivalent of using a fan to redirect a tornado.

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