There is a constant threat of fire in farm and bush land,
and in areas of thermal activity.
Serephina is trained to contain and extinguish these fires.
It is long, hot, dirty work
which continues for hours after the flames have died down
as the rural fire fighters seek out and extinguish hot spots.
Self-sacrifice is demanded of the Volunteer Fire Fighter.
They must set aside personal desires, family commitments and time,
to give to their community.
They are courageous:
working in situations that are dangerous and volatile.
We owe them a huge debt of gratitude.