Pink gives £382,000 to Aussie fire fighters

Singer Pink has donated £382,000 to fire teams in Australia battling an ever-worsening crisis.

Pink, one of Australia’s biggest selling artists, made her offer through a Twitter post.

She wrote: “I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires.

“I am pledging a donation of $500,000 dollars directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines.

“My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz.”

More than 20 people have been killed by the fires raging across the south east of the country.

There are an estimated 200 seats of fire.

It’s believed up to 500,000 animals have perished.





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