Watch: South African firefighters’ song and dance in Canada goes viral

As a team of 300 firefighters from South Africa's Working on Fire programme landed in Canada to join efforts to battle a massive wildfire raging in the country's Alberta province, they broke into a traditional song and dance routine in the airport arrivals hall. The video of their performance has inspired Canadians - and gone viral across the world.

South African firefighters well-received in Canada

A crew of 48 firefighters from the South African organisation Working on Fire has been well- received in Canada, where they have been deployed to help battle wild fires in Edmonton, Alberta and British Columbia. They have received high praise from the Canadians.