Assisting in the efforts to control and ultimately extinguish the fire were McDermott Aviation Group / Machjet International Aerospatiale AS.355F1 Squirrel helicopter VH-HRU and Bell 214B-1 Biglifter helicopter N281JL.
Also Kennedy Aviation (of Gunnedah in New South Wales) Air Tractor AT-802 VH-XAY has been spotted parked at Bundaberg Airport.
The grass fire burnt out a large area near Bush Paddock Road and Fairymead Road at Fairymead near Bundaberg.
Sincere thanks to Dan from Dan Beck Photography for allowing us to share this great photo of a great visitor to CQ!
All photos and video taken by Dan B ©