Photo Story: Australia bids farewell to firefighter who died battling bushfires

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A handout photo made available by the New South Wales (NSW) Rural Fire Service (RFS) shows NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons (L) during the funeral of NSW RFS firefighter Geoffrey Keaton, in Minchinbury, Sydney, Australia, 02 January 2020.

Horsley Park brigade volunteer firefighters Geoffrey Keaton, 32, and Andrew O’Dwyer, 36, died on 19 December when their truck overturned after a tree fell into their path as they were battling to contain a bushfire near the town of Buxton.

Australia bids farewell to firefighter who died battling bushfires
A handout photo made available by the New South Wales (NSW) Rural Fire Service (RFS) shows moments from the funeral of NSW RFS firefighter Geoffrey Keaton, in Minchinbury, Sydney, Australia, 02 January 2020. EPA-EFE/NSW RFS HANDOUT

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