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Fierce bush fires are threatening communities near Sydney, Australia, after officials warned that the hot, dry and windy conditions could create a possible "megafire."
Fires are swallowing up large areas of bush in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. More than 200 homes have been damaged or destroyed.
Has your area been affected by wildfires? Are wildfires blazing near your home? Send photos, videos and stories of how your community is responding.
Please follow your fire department's guidance, and don't approach the blaze to photograph it.