Bushfire Season Starts Early in Australia in 2013

Year 9 English @ Bossley Park High

{ You can find the official article on the SMH website here }

Is what the scientists say about global warming true? In early September temperatures started to reach the mid to high 30’s and this was at the start of spring. Usually it is at the start of summer or even during the middle of it that these temperatures start to come about in Australia. High temperatures and strong winds started to cause bushfires when no one was prepared. The bushfires were moving fast because of the winds and firefighters had to rush to the scenes. More than 1000 firefighters and 14 helicopters had to control the fires.

Closer to the night the NSW Rural Fire Service reported 63 fires burning across NSW and 31 of them were out of control. This was definitely a scary and unexpected thing for people to experience.

I haven’t really ever believed in…

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