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Fueled by dry, hot conditions, A fire, which spread quickly, was... News PhotoAustralia,Built Structure,Damaged,Description,DigitalGlobe,Dry,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,Heat - Temperature,Horizontal,Image,Observatory,Science and Technology,Visit,Wall - Building FeaturePhotographer Collection: DigitalGlobe 2013 DigitalGlobeCOONABARABRAN, AUSTRALIA-JANUARY 30, 2013: Fueled by dry, hot conditions, A fire, which spread quickly, was reportedly started by lightning on January 18, 2013, and was contained the next day by a team of 90 firefighters. several buildings at Siding Spring Observatory were severely damaged, including the main lodge and the visitor center. Fortunately, the building that contains Australia’s largest telescope did not suffer significant damage. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)