Jan 3, 2015

Australian firefighters battle worst bushfire in decades

Adelaide SA
Australia
by
Al Jazeera
Firefighters deliberately merged two major blazes to manage the advancing infernos. Photo: William West, AFP, Getty Images
Firefighters deliberately merged two major blazes to manage the advancing infernos. Photo: William West, AFP, Getty Images

Dozens of homes were feared lost as an intense bushfire affecting thousands of acres raged out of control in South Australia Saturday, forcing residents to flee their homes and leaving 2,000 firefighters struggling to contain the worst blaze the region has seen in decades