A SECOND wave of NSW Rural Fire Service Canobolas Zone volunteers has flown to Queensland to fight the bushfires which have ravaged the state.
Ten Canobolas Zone volunteers are part of the latest 33-member strike team, known as Region West 19-04.
They flew out of Dubbo Regional Airport and arrived in Queensland on Monday as replacements for the Region West 19-03 team who, after three days at the front, are back in the Central West.
A further team is being prepared to depart Dubbo on Thursday in an ongoing effort to assist the fire-affected communities.
According to a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman there are more than 100 fires burning across the state.
The blazes have claimed one life, with a 21-year-old man killed while clearing a firebreak on Friday when a tree fell and pinned him at Rolleston, about 300 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton.
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