Schools and national parks close as Victoria faces worst bushfire conditions in four years

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Hot, dry and windy conditions are forecast across Victoria with a catastrophic fire danger declared for parts of the state

Schools and national parks have been ordered to close as parts of Victoria face the first catastrophic fire conditions since the Black Summer of 2019-20.

Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia were also braced for extreme fire danger amid heatwave conditions.

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