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U.S. Firefighters head to Australia to help with devastating wildfires

Posted at 1:51 PM, Jan 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 16:51:44-05

SYDNEY, Australia — A group of U.S. firefighters received a roaring applause as they entered Sydney International Airport in Australia. The group is there to assist with the devastating and deadly wildfires.

So far 27 people have died nationwide, and in the state of New South Wales (NSW) alone, more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged.