Black Summer

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Black Summer

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FROM THE FRONT LINES OF AUSTRALIA’S BUSHFIRE CRISIS

"We can't get any help...the truck is burning." NSW Fire crew, Nowra

They are the videos that stopped the nation and stunned the world - images from the firegrounds capturing the ferocity of the bushfires that have raged around Australia this black summer. These videos have been viewed tens of millions of times, but who filmed them and how did their stories end?

A team of reporters and producers have fanned out across the country to track down the Australians who found themselves in the centre of the firestorms. What emerges are incredible stories of survival, bravery and heartbreak.

From the cabins of fire trucks driving into the inferno to families retreating to the beaches as the flames grew ever closer, these stories from the frontlines are both terrifying and awe-inspiring.

A Four Corners Story

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Four Corners
Australian Broadcasting Corporation