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Arizona firefighters to help battle Australia brush fires

Posted at 5:29 PM, Jan 06, 2020

PHOENIX — At least four firefighters from Arizona are now being tasked with helping to battle the massive brush fires burning in Australia.

The Bureau of Land Management says two firefighters are in Australia already, and two more are on the way.

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BLM says Koreena Haynes (BLM AZ State Office), and Brady Shultz (AZ-CRD-Kingman), pictured above, are already in Australia helping to battle the fires. Cody Goff (AZ Strip) and John Garrett (Gila District) will be going this week.

Additional crews are being sent from across the U.S., and may include more from Arizona.