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Devastation Follows Australian Fires

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Devastation Follows Australian Fires

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Devastation Follows Australian Fires

Devastation Follows Australian Fires

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The death count is expected to surpass 200 in the aftermath of the most devastating wildfires in Australia's history. More than 1,800 homes have been destroyed, and now a man has been charged with arson in one fire that killed 21 people.

Host Scott Simon speaks with Richard Glover from the Australian Broadcasting Corp. for an update on the devastating wildfires.