Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter defends decision to fight fires

A 23-year-old pregnant volunteer firefighter has fiercely defended her decision to fight dangerous bushfires that have swept across Australia.

Kat Robinson-Williams, who is 14 weeks pregnant, said she received many appeals from worried friends to stop.

It prompted a powerful post from her on Instagram where she said she would not “just stay behind”.

Read the full article by BBC’s Yvette Tan and Frances Mao.

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