RESIDENTS STANDS ON A ROOF AS BUSHFIRE APPROACHES IN SYDNEY SUBURB.
A resident stands on the roof of his house in preperation for an
approaching bushfire in the Sydney suburb of West Pymble January 1,
2002. Australia's bushfire crisis moved into the suburbs of its biggest
city on New Year's Day, a large blaze in parklands in Sydney's leafy
north threatening 200 homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of
people. REUTERS/David Gray