Two firefighters die, three hurt as wildfires ravage Australia

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Two volunteer firefighters died on Thursday while battling wildfires ravaging Australia’s most populous state, forcing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to cut short his family holiday as authorities braced for temperatures to soar in New South Wales at the weekend. Geoffrey Keaton, 32, and Andrew O’Dwyer, 36, were in a truck convoy fighting blazes southwest of Sydney when a tree fell and caused the vehicle to roll off the road. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin