The view of smokey Sydney Harbour. Smoke from the fires west
"We were waiting for the fire to come up to the road; we needed to take a break when we could..." Photo: Phil Hearne
Fires raging across NSW, some in the Blue Mountains, a huge green belt about 50km west of the CBD. Its an early start to the fire season - might be a long hot summer.
A big thankyou to the mainly volunteer rural fire fighters.