Rob Warburton standing in front od a tractor© Warren Bellette
It has been a tough couple of weeks in Western Australia. It has been hot and windy and thunderstorms have been causing havoc by dropping lightning on dry, ripened crops, causing more than 120 fires throughout the state. The worst of these was in Esperance, burning more than 120,000ha of crops and bushland and causing the deaths of four people, including three backpackers from Europe, one of whom came from the UK. I have been a volunteer firefighter for more […]