Late-season fires on the outskirts of Sydney

A massive bushfire has affected properties in Sydney’s south-west, New South Wales. The fire has burnt over 2,430 hectares around the townships Holsworthy and Menai. More than 500 firefighters in almost 100 fire trucks, along with 15 aircraft, have battled…

Fathers Instinct and a Helicopter Leads to Son’s Rescue

A Fathers instinct and the memory of a previous tragedy led to the successful location and rescue of 17-year-old Sam Lethbridge from his badly damaged car on a remote part of a New South Wales Highway. Sam had been travelling to…

DC-10 Prepares for Australian Fire Season

Throughout September 10 Tanker Air Carrier, based in Albuquerque New Mexico, has been preparing Tanker 910 for the upcoming bushfire season in New South Wales. Known as Southern Belle by Australian firefighters, the DC-10 will be helping to provide air…

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