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Disasters with highest death tolls

1967 Tasmanian Fires

Tuesday Feb 7, 1967
Tasmania, Australia

The 1967 Tasmanian fires were an Australian natural disaster which occurred on 7 February 1967, an event which came to be known as the Black Tuesday bushfires. They were the most deadly bushfires that Tasmania has ever experienced, leaving 62 people dead, 900 injured and over seven thousand homeless.


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