VIDEO: All New South Wales Bushfires Are Now Contained, Australia Fire Officials Say
For the first time this season, all bushfires in Australia's New South Wales have been contained, state fire officials say. At least 3,000 homes were destroyed and dozens of people were killed because of the destructive fires. "In what has been a very traumatic, exhausting and anxious bush fire season so far, for the first time this season all bush and grass fires in NSW are now contained," said Rob Rogers, Deputy Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service. "It has taken a lot of work by firefighters, emergency services and communities to get to this point.