For 350 Australia these bushfires are personal. All of us seem to know someone affected by these megafires – whether it’s folks being evacuated from their homes, those that have lost theirs, or some we are still waiting to find out about.
At this stage, 25 people have died. Our thoughts are with their families and friends and those communities devastated by these fires. We thank the firefighters, everyone helping neighbours, friends and strangers and all those donating time and money.
Well over a million hectares have burnt in NSW over the last few months. The NSW Rural Fire Services