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Body found in bushfire-destroyed home on NSW south coast

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Human remains have been found in a destroyed home on the NSW south coast in the wake of devastating bushfires in the area.

Human remains have been found in a destroyed home on the NSW south coast in the wake of devastating bushfires in the area.

The home, southwest of the town of Moruya, was razed in the blaze.

Rural Fire Service firefighters extinguish a fire on a property on January 23, 2020 in Moruya.

Police found the body earlier today. The remains have yet to be identified.

The grim discovery comes as fires continue to burn in the region.

The Clyde Mountain Fire, which has destroyed more than 90,000 hectares near Moruya, is still burning out of control.

South of Moruya, the Countegany fire is out of control after burning more than 260,000 hectares.

Yesterday two fires in the area reached emergency level as the oppressive heat combined with powerful winds.

South and west, the Good Good fire and the Glen Allen fire remain at Watch and Act level.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/australian-bushfires-moruya-dead-body-found-in-home-on-nsw-south-coast/51dfe062-708b-4e16-a828-c9dd708cfaef

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