I had to read the following sentence several times because it seemed impossible.
Last night, a 60 mile wall of fire was continuing its advance on towns north of Melbourne.
Have there been any other fires in historical record of this magnitude and ferocity?
For the first time, [Victoria Premier John] Brumby linked the fires to global warming. “There’s clear evidence now that the climate is becoming more extreme,” he said.
Authorities are about to release photos of arsonists, who better hope the police find them before their fellow citizens do…