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Fire weather
23-OCT-2013 Alexander S. Howen

Fire weather

Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia

Not all firefighting is dramatic. This Cat 1 tanker from Exeter Brigade of the Rural Fire Service was stationed at a chicken farm as a precaution in case of an expected deterioration of weather with high winds predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology. Here, Sam and Janis are taking one of a series weather measurements to monitor local conditions. These readings are often requested by operations controllers to track conditions over a larger area.


Canon PowerShot S90
1/320s f/8.0 at 12.8mm iso250 full exif

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