Australia’s fires are burning through a key part of its economy — tourism

Australia fires
The Snowy River National Park is burned for as far as one can see. Tourism is critical for many rural towns in Australia like Buchan in Victoria state.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

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Joseph Serna is a Metro reporter who has been with the Los Angeles Times since 2012.