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U2 Run Into Firefighters at Australian Airport, Salute Them for Fighting Dangerous Blazes

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From left: U2’s Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton, Bono and The Edge photographed on Dec. 1, 2017 in New York.

Bushfires have been devastating the New South Wales region of Australia on Tuesday (Nov. 19), and U2 ran into a number of firefighters on their way to help out at an Australian airport.      

"An honour to run into a couple of @cfavic heroes at Melbourne airport today..." they wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of the band standing in front of a plane with dozens of firefighters. "To all the firefighters working so hard across Australia - we salute you. Bono, The Edge, Adam and Larry"   

According to The Guardian, extreme temperatures will affect the fire. The massive blaze at Gospers Mountain was upgraded to an emergency warning level and residents living in the Colo Heights area were told it was too late to evacuate.    

 


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