RESIDENTS EVACUATE IN SYDNEY SUBURB OF SOUTH TURRAMURRA DUE TO
A resident wheels away belongings as he is evacuated from his home as
bushfires burnt nearby in the Sydney suburb of South Turramurra January
1, 2002. More than 100 summer bushfires continue to burn out of control
on Sydney's southern and western outskirts as thousands of weary
firefighters across the state of New South Wales battle blazes since
Christmas day. Some 150 houses and thousands of hectares have been
destroyed, but there have been no deaths or serious injuries.