HELPING HAND: A NSW water bomber has joined the fire fighting effort at Deepwater.
HELPING HAND: A NSW water bomber has joined the fire fighting effort at Deepwater. ABC Brisbane

NSW water bomber joins fire fighting effort

A WATER bomber plane from Sydney has joined the fire-fighting efforts, dropping 20,000l of water on Deepwater National Park.

The website FlightRadar24 shows the 737 fixed wing water bomber left Sydney, made a beeline for the fire zone and is now circling above the nation park as it dumps water.

 

HELPING HAND: Flight tracking shows a Sydney water bomber dumping water on the Deepwater National Park blaze.
HELPING HAND: Flight tracking shows a Sydney water bomber dumping water on the Deepwater National Park blaze. Contributed

100 New South Wales firefighters are also being sent to the region to help and increase the number of fireys on the ground.

They are expected to arrive tomorrow morning.


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