Satellite imagery posted to the Facebook page of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service on Monday, September 9, shows plumes of smoke rising from record-breaking bushfires on in New South Wales and Queensland.
The fires destroyed the heritage-listed Binna Burra Lodge in Lamington National Park, according to news.com.au, and authorities said that the danger from bushfires had never been so severe so early in spring.
Eighty-seven fires were reported to be raging in Queensland on Monday, according to ABC Australia. In New South Wales, meanwhile, authorities reported 64 ongoing fires, with 28 uncontained. Credit: NSW RFS via Storyful