Australia Calls Up 3,000 Army Reservists to Assist Firefighters

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Australia is calling up thousands of Army Reservists to help fight the fires, (while Trump sends thousands of troops to the Middle East)

What a strange understatement for a title.
From VOA News:
Australia Experiencing An Exceptional Wildfire Season
By VOA News January 04, 2020 07:45 AM
Wildfires are burning out of control in southeastern Australia.

Thousands of people have already fled their homes but some have waited too long.

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has advised those who have not evacuated areas at risk that, “It is too late to leave.  Seek shelter as the fire approaches.”

Late Saturday evening, Victoria had 14 fires rated at emergency or evacuation warning levels, while New South Wales, home to more than 100  fires, had 11 emergency fires.

CNN reported that fire officials said Saturday three fires combined overnight in Victoria and are now larger than Manhattan in New…

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