Six volunteer firefighters reportedly taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ in truck rollover, names of three US firefighters killed in C-130 crash released, and Sydney covered in thick smoke haze. Follow the latest news and live updates 1.35am GMT The three US firefighters who died in the crash of their C-130 waterbombing aircraft in the Snowy Mountains yesterday have been identified as Captain Ian McBeth, First Officer Paul Hudson and Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr.These are the three brave crew members killed when their Coulson Aviation C130 crashed fighting fires in Australia: Captain Ian H. McBeth, First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson and Flight Engineer Rick A. DeMorgan Jr. May they rest in peace @10NewsFirst @10Daily pic.twitter.com/uhkw4E8Mbl 1.16am GMT International support for the Australian bushfires is not limited to firefighters. Soldiers from Fiji are in East Gippsland and preparing to help the Australian Defence Force support bushfire-affected communities around Orbost. Very privileged to witness this traditional ceremony before our Fijian soldiers head out to the fireground around Orbost. Thank you for supporting Victoria and our communities. Take care pic.twitter.com/k9I5wgvfjA Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-01-24 01:50:12
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