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Former Geneva resident living in Australia talks about wildfires that have destroyed millions of acres

A former Geneva resident is speaking out about her time in Australia, and how fear is growing as wildfires continue to worsen.

“There’s a lot of underlying anxiety and fear going on,” Faith Meckley, formerly of Geneva, told 13WHAM-TV. “The smoke has been awful.”

She lives in Australia with her husband, where wildfires continue to burn with no end in sight.

Nearly 12 million acres of land has been scorched. Around two dozen people have died, and millions of animals have died ass result of the fires.

The former Geneva resident says the smoke has been everywhere for three years now.


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