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ACT firefighters to help in Tasmania

The ACT Emergency Services Agency is sending 20 crew members to help with firefighting efforts in Tasmania.

One remote area fire team of volunteers from the ACT Rural Fire Service will leave Canberra on Saturday and another will leave on Sunday.

The ACT Emergency Services Agency is sending firefighters to help in Tasmania.
The ACT Emergency Services Agency is sending firefighters to help in Tasmania. Photo: Jeffrey Chan

They will be deployed for five days and form part of a contingent of 100 remote area firefighters from NSW.