Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Megan, the widow of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul, wipes away tears as she watches the casket being loaded into the hearse during McPaul's funeral at Holbrook Sports Stadium in Albury, NSW, Australia, January 17, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. AAP Image/Brad Newman/via REUTERS

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends the funeral of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul at Holbrook Sports Stadium in Albury, NSW, Australia, January 17, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. AAP Image/Brad Newman/via REUTERS

NSW Fire Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons presents the helmet of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul to his widow, Megan during the funeral of McPaul at Holbrook Sports Stadium in Albury, NSW, Australia, January 17, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. AAP Image/Brad Newman/via REUTERS

Megan, the widow of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul, embraces firefighter Rodney O'Keefe, who was also injured on the night McPaul was killed, during McPaul's funeral at Holbrook Sports Stadium in Albury, NSW, Australia, January 17, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. AAP Image/Brad Newman/via REUTERS

Lisa Ayliffe, a firefighter of the Cobargo Rural Fire Service, hugs a local after a ceremony to honour the efforts of firefighters in the recent bushfires, during a gathering in the town's pub, in Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia, January 12, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two women embrace during a gathering in the town's pub, to commemorate the loss of three members of the community and honour the efforts of the local firefighters, in Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia, January 12, 2020. Firefighters, family and the small Australian town of Holbrook hailed fallen volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul a hero in a solemn funeral on Friday, as long awaited rains started to extinguish some of the deadly bushfires raging for months. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis