The fires came together overnight in the Omeo region of Victoria, covering 6,000 hectares, the Gippsland Environment Department said, quoted by CNN.In neighboring New South Wales, a fire in the Wollondilly region in southern Sydney remains “out of control,” according to the Fire Service. 264,000 hectares of land have burned here in recent months.Weather conditions are deteriorating rapidly on Sunday, with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology warning that wind speeds and temperatures are also rising.

But there is hope, and better times will come. Beautiful cards praising the bravery of the mainly volunteer firefighters were made public, from different areas.

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