Southland firefighter Nigel Milne clears the ground to try help contain a bush fire in Australia. It initially felt like just another day on the job for four Southland firefighters who have been helping tackle the rampant Australian bush fires. Kavinda Herath Southland firefighters, from left, Nigel Milne, Ken Keenan, Graeme Appleby, and Brodie Butcher at the Hedgehope fire station after returning home from a two-week stint help fight bush fires in Australia. READ MORE:* Kiwi firefighters describe fighting Australian bush fires as they return home* Southland fighter to bring skills from fighting Australia bush fires back to Invercargill* Kiwi firefighters adapting to bigger, hotter, faster blazes in AustraliaIt was their second stint after also helping in Australia in November. "Just another day at work," Butcher initially said, in regard to their duties.
Source: Stuff January 21, 2020 07:07 UTC