Australian wildfires: Clinging to life, a family defies wall of flame
The family clung on to a jetty for hours, hiding in the water as flames ripped through their home
By Ed Riley
COOMA, Australia — A terrified family cling on for dear life under a jetty as the Australian wildfires rage nearby.
Quick-thinking Tammy Holmes and her five grandchildren hid in the water as flames ripped through their home town in Tasmania.