A number of blazes have joined together to create a so-called “megafire”, which is bigger than Sydney and is burning out of control.
A number of blazes have joined together to create a so-called “megafire”, which is bigger than Sydney and is burning out of control.

Multiple fires merge together to create fire size of Sydney

More than 100 fires are burning across NSW, with multiple blazes burning at emergency level.

A number of fires have joined together to create what is being called a "megafire".

Almost 700 homes have been destroyed across NSW and there are fears more houses could be at risk.

Conditions are expected to worsen throughout the afternoon.


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