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Terrified family clings to dock for hours as wildfire rip through town and destroys their homeAs a wildfire destroyed their Tasmanian home, Tim and Tammy Holmes gathered their five grandchildren and headed for the only place they thought would be safe: the area beneath a wooden jetty, where the frightened family stayed for over two hours.The family clung to the jetty and to each other as the fire tore through the town of Dunalley, about 56 km east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia, until they found a small boat and made their way out of the fire zone. (Tim Holmes, Holmes Family/Associated Press)

Terrified family clings to dock for hours as wildfire rip through town and destroys their home
As a wildfire destroyed their Tasmanian home, Tim and Tammy Holmes gathered their five grandchildren and headed for the only place they thought would be safe: the area beneath a wooden jetty, where the frightened family stayed for over two hours.

The family clung to the jetty and to each other as the fire tore through the town of Dunalley, about 56 km east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia, until they found a small boat and made their way out of the fire zone. (Tim Holmes, Holmes Family/Associated Press)

Tagged with:  #news  #fire  #Australia  #Tasmania
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