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Firefighters said nothing could stop the ‘mega-blaze’ — here’s why it never flattened Sydney – ABC News

An ABC visual investigation reveals incredible new details about Australia’s biggest-ever bushfire, which scorched more than 1 million hectares last summer and left a trail of destruction on Sydney’s doorstep.



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July 27, 2020 05:12:54
As the first Black Summer inquiry prepares to report,  we reveal the inside story of Australia’s biggest bushfire.
It burned for 79 days and remains seared in the memory of all who feared and fought it.
The statistics are staggering. Over a million hectares burned; a hundred homes destroyed on Sydney’s doorstep.
Gospers Mountain became famous as Australia’s first “mega-blaze”.
But behind the smoke, flames and evacuations, there is still much to learn about t…

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