Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy started a bush fire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia’s Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country’s east. Strong winds have fanned some 140 bush fires in northern Queensland and neighboring New South Wales state this week, with flames ravaging thousands of hectares of land.

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