Bushfire Containment.

Stock Photography By Paul Ross

View images of a recent bushfire with equipment and highly trained personnel in a rather risky situation. The volunteer Rural Fire Brigade from a regional town in Far North Queensland, Australia, had the task of controlling and containing a bushfire which grew in intensity due to a combination of dense undergrowth of tinder dry grass, fallen trees and gusting wind at night.

Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire
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Firefighters hose down the Fire - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Firefighters hose down the Fire
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Firefighting Equipment behind the fire line  - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Firefighting Equipment behind
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Image Details for Bushfire Containment.

1. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade vehicles with lights flashing, near a bushfire which they have gained control of.

2. Firefighters hose down the Fire - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The fire is spreading into the trees above and volunteer fire officers pour water onto the tree branch.

3. Firefighting Equipment behind the fire line - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. Fire truck and car are readied as Fire Officers co-ordinate and fight the bushfire which is heading towards them, fanned by wind and fed by tinder dry grass and fallen gum trees.

4. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

5. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade trucks and fire controllers car near the action.

6. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire which has white hot flames leaping into the air and threatening to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

7. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

8. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

9. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

10. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local volunteer Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

11. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade unit fight a bushfire as white hot flames leap into the air and threaten to light up tree branches overhead. Hot embers fly high from the flames and are spread by gusty winds.

12. Bushfire fighting - Rural Fire Brigade, Far North Queensland, Australia.. The local Rural Fire Brigade fight a bushfire that is growing in intensity with white hot flame fed by dry grass and gusting winds.

 

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