Queensland Fire and Emergency Service has announced the Large Air Tanker at Bundaberg Regional Airport is prepared for bushfire season and is urging community members to do the same.
QFES Commissioner Greg Leach was in town this week as part of a special announcement about the aircraft and said the LAT would be a valuable addition to the 150 call-when-needed planes and helicopters the state already had at its disposal.
“Aerial firefighting is an important tool in our overall approach to bushfire response,” Mr Leach said.
“It ensures valuable support for our hardworking crews on the firefront and means we can attack fires from multiple angles.”
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