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Las Vegas Aces' Liz Cambage seeks help from community with fighting Australia's deadly fires

'My home country, Australia is being ravaged'
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Posted at 10:17 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 01:41:33-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A star player for the Las Vegas Aces is asking for help from the community as deadly fires burn across her home country in a massive scale.

Liz Cambage took to Twitter to ask people to take action and help Australia.

"My home country, Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires we have seen in decades," it says on a GoFundMe page linked in her tweet that lists Cambage as the organizer.

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The fatal wildfires sparked in September, burning over 12 million acres of land, scorching over 1,500 homes and killing over 20 people.

On Monday, the Nevada Bureau of Land Management said six employees from the agency are assisting firefighting efforts in the country.

The GoFundMe page says "donations will be divided and distributed equally between the Australian Red Cross Disaster Recovery and Relief, CFA Country Fire Authority, WWF world wild foundation Australia and also First Nation communities."

Read the full statement on the GoFundMe here.

RELATED: What to know about the maps showing the Australia fires

As for tracking the fires, the NSW Rural Fire Service has been sharing consistent updates. Additional links below show updates from different regions.

New South Wales

Victoria

South Australia

Western Australia

Queensland

Tasmania

Australian Capital Territory

Northern Territory

NASA also has a map that shows the active fires around the world.