Bendora Fire Friday 17th January 2003


Combined taskforce along Mt Franklin Road


The taskforce along the Mt Franklin Road, under the direction of Pat Barling (Rivers 3) anchoring the back burn during deteriorating weather conditions.

Photograph © Jeff Cutting


Rivers 11 patrolling


Rivers 11 patrolling between Bulls Head and Piccadilly Circus.

Photograph © P Barling


McIntyres 'Blowup


As weather conditions deteriorated throughout the afternoon, massive convective activity developed over burnout operations on the McIntyres Hut Fire, viewed here from Blundells Hill on Brindabella Road.

Photograph © Jeff Cutting

“I have never seen anything like this before in my life.”

Matt O’Brien (Firebird 7)


Bendora Fire from Cotter Road


Looking back at Bendora Fire from Cotter Road.

Photograph © G Morey

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