Australia’s own water-bombing fleet, fire trucks that don’t roll over, and supporting traumatized fireys are top priorities for new Rural Fire Service boss Rob Rogers. A week into the top role, Mr Rogers, 56, has reflected on the lessons learned in the bushfire season that devastated NSW and claimed 25 lives. Predicting the next season to begin in August, Mr Rogers, an RFS veteran of 40 years, has outlined his plan to tackle this year’s bushfires — and recover from the last.

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