Record heat, low rain leave regions 'primed' to ignite

By Peter Hannam
January 11 2013 - 4:00pm
Adding fuel to the fire … a backburn operation engulfs scrubland near Jugiong in the Riverina.

A LEADING weather researcher says Australia's great heatwave this year and low rainfall have left some regions ''primed to go''.

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