The 'big smoke' cops the fall out from the Blue Mountains fires

Posted by barbara on October 20, 2013

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At five pm in daylight saving time, the skies of inner Sydney are dogged by the displaced smoke (and falling embers) from the Springwood, Blue Mountains fire.

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While it may look like the building above is on fire, it is the Springwood fires - 50 or 60 kilometres to the west - that are responsible for this plume of smoke. 

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