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"They are all safe and well and accounted for," Ms Fisher said. The police Short Prom Dresses this morning checked the walking tracks in the area to make sure no bushwalkers were threatened by the fire. Ms Fisher said 94 firefighters and police were working on the fire and six aircraft were on the way and would soon begin water bombing the blaze. Rough Mermaid&Trumpet Prom Dresses was making fighting the fire difficult as were weather conditions, with the temperature already heading towards 30 degrees.
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