Thick Smoke Rises From Bushfire in New South Wales's Iconic Blue Mountains

A bushfire burning in an isolated forest area near Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, threw thick smoke into the air on December 1, the New South Wales Rural Fire Service said.

The fire was not threatening properties at the time; however, authorities asked residents in Katoomba and Leura to monitor the situation and watch for updates. Credit: NSW RFS via Storyful