Chuck Russell of the National Park Service, Eric Zonotto of the U.S. Forest Service, and other firefighters from the United States talk in the video below about the intensity of their deployment in Australia alongside New South Wales Rural Fire Service personnel and their respect for the Australian volunteer firefighters and the local communities.
‘We just ran out of water,’ US firefighters describe the horrors of battling Australia’s bushfires. pic.twitter.com/Mk5IZxXsbt
— SBS Dateline (@DatelineSBS) January 13, 2020
AFAC has an article about representatives from the U.S. Forest Service that are serving in a liaison capacity, Chris Niccoli, Shawna Legarza, and Gordy Sachs.