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US Firefighter deploy to Australia
US firefighters were met with applause at Sydney airport as they arrived to help fight the Australian bushfires.
At least 27 people have died and thousands of homes have been destroyed in what has been an especially intense fire season.
American firefighters got a hero's welcome when they arrived in Australia to help battle the country's devastating fires.
Travelers at Sydney's international airport cheered and clapped Wednesday as the group, with members from across the United States, walked by. Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service posted video of the scene on social media.