SBS News: Bushfire season: What are firestorms and how can we fight them?

New research has helped develop a model for predicting firestorms which it’s hoped can save lives by informing firefighters’ decisions. Every summer, Australia’s firefighters struggle with the ferocity of bushfires. But when fires suddenly become firestorms, they can become deadly. What are firestorms? University New South Wales researcher Dr Rachel Badlan told SBS News firestorms…