Australia, Land of Fire and Firefighters Videos

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Australia, Land of Fire and Firefighters

Australia is more prone to bushfires than any continent on earth and 1 million Australians live on the edge of the fire zone. We have 200,000 firefighters in Australia, that’s a force double the size of our military and the largest in the world. With an El Nino impacting our weather systems this summer and an early start to the fire season already happening in Western Australia, how will our firefighters cope this year?


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