US Ambassador Kate Byrnes on her official Facebook thanked the firefighters, soldiers, volunteers and locals involved in extinguishing the fires that have engulfed parts of the country with a message to closely monitor the situation and follow guidance from the authorities.
“Saddened by the horrifying pictures from the fires around the country. Our gratitude to the firefighters, soldiers, volunteers, & local communities for their valiant efforts. They are true heroes. Please stay vigilant and follow guidance from the authorities,” wrote Ambassador Byrnes.