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Volunteers of the ACT Bushfire Service lighting a back-burn on the Mount Franklin Road, Brindabella Ranges, on the night of 11/12 January 2003 [picture] / David Tunbridge
Bib ID 2580259
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Tunbridge, David (David Ian)
 
Online Access
Description 2003 
1 digital photograph : col. 
Series

Tunbridge, David (David Ian) Fighting bushfires on the Mount Franklin Road, Brindabella Ranges, on the night of 11/12 January 2003.

Biography/History

David Tunbridge is a member of the ACT Bushfire Service, Molonglo Brigade. At the time of the fires in January 2003, he was captain of the Brigade.

Notes

Acquired in digital format; access copy available online.

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.

Title devised by cataloguer based on accompanying documentation.

"Lighting a back-burn on Mt. Franklin Road, Brindabella Range, ACT. Member of the ACT Bushfire Service using a driptorch to put in a back-burn along Mt. Franklin Road to the west of Bendora Dam, ACT. Task is to remove fuel between the main fire front burning uphill from the east and the road, which is being used as a containment line. Wind conditions at the time were light westerly, relative humidity about 90% and the temperature about 6 Celsius. Image taken at 01:14 am on 12/1/03" -- Accompanying documentation.

Part of the collection: Fighting bushfires on the Mount Franklin Road, Brindabella Ranges, on the night of 11/12 January 2003.

Subjects Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- Australian Capital Territory -- Brindabella range -- Photographs.  |  Volunteer fire fighters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Brindabella range -- Photographs.  |  Forest fires -- Prevention and control -- Photographs.  |  Prescribed burning -- Australian Capital Territory -- Brindabella range -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Tunbridge, David (David Ian)

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