SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 9 -- Unprecedented New South Wales bushfires fires have killed at least three people and destroyed over 150 homes by Saturday afternoon.

Over 1,000 firefighters have been deployed to battle the emergency-level 'five' blazes and dangerous conditions.

The massive and unpredictable infernos have injured not less than 16 firefighters and 19 civilians so far as it engulfed thousands of hectares of land.

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said defence personnel were ready to help firefighters battle the bushfires.

As many as 99 fires are raging throughout the south-eastern Australian state, with 57 burning out of control.

New South Wales Rural Fire Services Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has confirmed at a...