In this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 photo, a Skycrane helicopter drops a load of water as it works to hold back a wildfire from the hamlet of Claredon in Victoria, Australia. (David Crosling/AAP Via AP)
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More than 100 homes burned down in a leading Australia tourist area as Christmas Day bushfires remained out of control and dangerous Saturday, with officials predicting more blazes to come in the hot southern summer.While around 150 firefighters battled the flames along parts of Victoria state's picturesque Great Ocean Road, teams moved in to assess damage from fires that had lit up the night sky along the coast on Christmas evening.A spokeswoman for the state's emergency services said 85 homes had been confirmed burned in the community of Wye River and another 18 in nearby Separation Creek, for a total of 103 in the two townships located about 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of Melbourne.
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