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Crews from ACT Jerrabomberra and Parks brigades cool down a flare-up in flashy fuels along Chalet Road responsible for igniting a string of spot fires further upslope, [11 January 2003] [picture] / Jeff Cutting
Bib ID 3524074
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
 
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Description 2003 
1 photograph : col. ; image 25 x 39.3 cm., on sheet 29.8 x 42 cm. 
Series

Cutting, Jeff, 1945- Blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Summary

"Chalet Road, Bendora Hill at 1245 hrs, 11:01:2003. A strong flare up occurred when the southern flank of the Bendora fire; edging southwards along Chalet Road, burnt strongly into a large fallen tree crown, lofting burning material clear over the control line to start spot fires some 20 to 60 metres up-slope. One firefighter at this incident suffered mild injuries from smoke inhalation"--Note from the photographer.

Notes

Title from caption list supplied by the photographer, see file NLA04/564.

Inscriptions: Signed by the photographer in pencil on reverse; "04-25"--in pencil on reverse.

Part of the collection: A blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149604881

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Forest fires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Wildfires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Natural disasters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Volunteer fire fighters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Wildfire fighters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Fire engines -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Fire extinction -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Bendora Hill (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.
Occupation Fire fighters.
Other authors/contributors Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
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