Nobody likes hospitals, but in these modern times our lives starts there and we have to go there at least once a year for checkups. This was the case of Kevin Gatlin , who unfortunately had to visit the hospitals a lot when he was a kid. It was unpleasant, we know, but beside the medical part he we...
A famous street artist created a beautiful and heart warming mural of a koala fighting the bush fires with a hose. Andrew Gibbons painted the colorful mural on Melbourne's Hosier Lane, a narrow laneway where graffiti artists display their unique works of art. The mural is paying homage to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service and and...
Nine months after a volunteer firefighter had an unfortunate car crash, his newborn daughter and local fire department decided to pay him tribute creating a touching photo shoot. On April 4, 2019, Brett Korves, a 10-year veteran of the Swansea Fire Department in Swansea, Illinois, was was on his way to work. "Brett woke up that morning, and he went...
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...