American firefighters who came to help fight the devastating fire in Australia were greeted with applause at Sydney Airport, CNN reports. Sean Snyder, an Alabama firefighter, is part of the group. His wife, Autumn Snyder, told CNN she was happy to see how the American firefighters were welcomed. She added that her husband volunteered to go on this mission...
The symbol of Sydney, but also of mainland Australia, the Sydney Opera House is lit up this evening with photos captured in the last three months during Australian bushfires . The images show firefighters in action, signs of support messages and people hugging. The display didn't focus on the sad part of the events, but the display was intended to...
The son of a volunteer firefighter who fallen while fighting bushfire in Australia received his father's medal for bravery. Harvey Keaton, 19 month old, wore a uniform while receiving his father's post-mortem medal at the funeral on Thursday, near Sydney. At the same time, dozens of firefighters formed an honor guard to greet Geoffrey Keaton's coffin. Photos released by the...
As fire loses intensity on Kangaroo Island, sadly a world-renowned resort fully burned by bushfire. Many areas of the South Australian island continue to burn and authorities talk about deteriorating conditions in coming days and attention shifts towards damage assessment and recovery from the huge blaze. Many communities were affected and they now return to see the work of...
A tribute made for firefighters who have been fighting bushfires across Australia has not been sustained by local authorities due to the confusion it may cause.On social media platforms, many people were talking about sticking orange ribbons to their letterboxes on January 10, as a sign of respect, a tribute to all the firefighters across the country who have...
The fire that hit the island on Friday night reduced the koala population from the Kangaroo Island by 50%. The pictures devastated the Australians: "It is very sad", "I am sad for my country and for the beautiful nature" were the reactions of some Australians on the internet. A convoy with 100 reservists arrived on the island Monday to...
The fires came together overnight in the Omeo region of Victoria, covering 6,000 hectares, the Gippsland Environment Department said, quoted by CNN.In neighboring New South Wales, a fire in the Wollondilly region in southern Sydney remains "out of control," according to the Fire Service. 264,000 hectares of land have burned here in recent months.Weather conditions are deteriorating rapidly on...
A 4 year old boy received a special surprise for Christmas. He lost his mother one month ago and the little boy did not expect to smile on the most important day, Christmas Eve. But that was not the case, as a whole team of policemen from more than 10 departments in Massachusetts took their uniforms, filled the...
After many hours battling with blazes, when firefighters risked their own lives to save humans, wild animals and homes finally received some good news. It started raining! Firefighters started to sing and dance in the rain. The emotional video shows the rescuers, who cannot erase the traces of thick smoke from their faces, after more than a month of fighting,...