Helicopter Uses Water From Backyard Pool to Fight Queensland Wildfires

Firefighters with aerial support battled the Mount Archer fire near Rockhampton, Queensland, on September 12.

This footage, taken by a resident in the Frenchville suburb of Rockhampton, shows a helicopter take water from a backyard pool to dump on the nearby fires.

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said on September 13 that smoke would reduce visibility in the area as the fire continued to burn, but that the blaze remained inside the containment lines. Credit: Courtney Collins via Storyful