Spectacular images of bushfire near New Italy taken from Westpac Rescue Chopper
Spectacular images of bushfire near New Italy taken from Westpac Rescue Chopper Westpac Rescue Helicopter

SPECTACULAR: Aerial pics from helicopter rescue mission

WITH the Pacific Highway closed to traffic from Ballina to Grafton, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was the only option for a medical incident at Maclean District Hospital last night.

While the chopper was enroute, they've snapped these incredible pictures of the Myall Creek fires affecting areas such as New Italy.

 

The chopper responded to a female who had injured herself in a serious fall.

She was given treatment at the hospital before being transported to Lismore Base Hospital.

Because of bush fires in the area the helicopter was the only option for transportation.


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