Race to put out hotspots as Australia fire zone rages

In Victoria state alone, 140,000 residents and tens of thousands of tourists are being told to evacuate immediately.
1:19 | 01/04/20

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stabbing one more, who has died. The motive is still under investigation. Now to the catastrophic wildfires in Australia. Newly released video showing the fast-moving flames threatening a home in northeast Victoria. The fires, already the worst in the country's history, fueled by temperatures jumping well into the triple digits. Here's Maggie Rulli, in the fire zone. Reporter: Tonight in Australia's fire zone, with the worst yet to come, a race against time to put out hotspots. With these winds starting to pick up you can see how dangerous these hot spots are and how quickly they can spread. We've been here for minutes and already it is rapidly spreading down the hill. In Victoria state alone, 140,000 residents and tens of thousands of tourists told to get out. If they choose to stay, they're on their own. If a westerly wind comes back, it's gonna come this way tomorrow. That's what we're fearing. Reporter: Paula says she and her husband saved their home once already this week, and will stay and fight again. We're staying here, and we'll do what we can do. Because tomorrow is "d"-day. Reporter: Officials warn those two stayed behind to take this seriously. Thank you.

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