More than 200 firefighters and more than 100 trees have been destroyed by a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square kilometres of bushland in Queensland.
Key points:More than 100 firefighters are battling the blaze in the central and eastern parts of the stateKey pointsThe fire broke out on Thursday, scorching more than 400 square milesThe fire has burned more than 40,000 hectaresThe Queensland Government has declared a state of emergency for Queensland and the region of the ACTFirefighters are now battling the fire, which broke out early Thursday in the centre of Queensland’s central and east Kimberley region.
It has now burnt about 40,700 hectares and there are fears it could burn more.
Firefighters and volunteers have battled the blaze for days.ABC’s Steve Naylor reported from Victoria where a new fire broke through the trees and spread across parts of Western Australia.
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