Firefighters battle a blaze engulfing trees in the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on Dec. 31, 2019. Fire conditions worsened into the New Year, with thousands forced to evacuate.

Firefighters battle a blaze engulfing trees in the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on Dec. 31, 2019. Fire conditions worsened into the New Year, with thousands forced to evacuate.