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WATCH: South African firefighters bring music to Howe Ridge Fire

Posted at 12:13 PM, Aug 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 14:13:12-04

Fighting the Howe Ridge in Glacier National Park really is an international affair.

Specialized wildland firefighters from South Africa have been in Montana for nearly a week now, making their way to Missoula and then to the Flathead.

Through music, the crews said on Twitter they expressed their enjoyment and pride in what they love best — “taming the beast”.

A total of seven crews were deployed from South Africa.

Watch the video above.