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Father and son drive through flames in bid to escape Montana forest fire
Harrowing video captures the moment a man and his 70-year-old father are forced to drive along a flame-lined dirt road to escape a growing forest fire in Montana. full story
'We've been warned': Swelling Northern Hemisphere heatwaves bring unprecedented fires
Firefighters in Sweden and California are dealing with record bushfires on the back of a sweltering northern summer, with foreign reinforcements being brought in to assist overwhelmed local authorities. Those on the ground say changes need to be made to a full story
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"Where do forest rangers go to "get away from it all"?"
1915 - New Zealanders attack Hill 60
Hill 60 was the last offensive action fought by the New Zealanders during the Gallipoli campaign. The ‘abominable little hill’, as it was dubbed by Brigadier-General Andrew Russell, saw bitter fighting between New Zealand mounted riflemen and Ottoman troops in late August 1915. more...
1958 - Auckland pedestrians begin 'Barnes Dance'
Auckland became the first New Zealand city to introduce the ‘Barnes Dance’ system, which stopped all traffic at intersections, allowing pedestrians to cross in any direction at the same time. more...
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