Australians welcomed U.S. firefighters with cheers

Firefighters from the U.S. arrive in Australia
Firefighters from the U.S. arrive in Australia. Screenshot from ABC video.

Australians cheered firefighters from the United States as they arrived at the Sydney airport.

Below, firefighters are interviewed, including Shawna Legarza Director of Fire and Aviation for the U.S. Forest Service.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

One thought on “Australians welcomed U.S. firefighters with cheers”

  1. I cannot even imagine what Australian firefighters had to go through when these fires were up and running! Intense fire activity. I heard,(hopefully not), that fires are still burning there? Are the American firefighters being able to stay for 3 week details instead of 2?

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