18 Sep 2020

'Hillbilly Brigade' volunteers fighting major fires in Oregon

From Checkpoint, 6:26 pm on 18 September 2020

To the US state of Oregan now where a group of more than a thousand volunteers known as the 'Hillbilly Brigade' have come together to fight one of the biggest fires in more than a century.

Nine thousand residents were evacuated from the small town of Molalla and as Chris Dignam reports, the 'Hillbilly Brigade' is credited with saving it.