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A group of 20 seasoned California firefighters, many of who battled the Saddleridge Fire in Southern California, left on Monday night to help fight the fires in Australia. Fire Chief Robert Garcia discusses this global firefighting effort. Also, Pier 1 Imports announced it's closing about 450 stores and laying off about 40% of its headquarters staff. MSNBC's Ali Velshi reports. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 7, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 7, 2020.

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