Surveying the devastation: Gallery

Journalist Tiffany Grange got these photos on Wednesday. As a volunteer fire fighter for Jugiong Fire Service she was in the thick of 

A lucky few had their property spared.

A lucky few had their property spared.

Huw Robb tidies up a hot spot along the containment line at Berremangra.

Huw Robb tidies up a hot spot along the containment line at Berremangra.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

Firefighters have worked 24 hours a day to extinguish much of the blaze.

At least 3500 sheep have been lost in the fire that destoryed 14,000 hectares west of Yass.

At least 3500 sheep have been lost in the fire that destoryed 14,000 hectares west of Yass.

Some firies take a well-earned break.

Some firies take a well-earned break.

Huw Robb tidies up a hot spot along the containment line at Berremangra.

Huw Robb tidies up a hot spot along the containment line at Berremangra.

A water-bombing helicopter heads into the smoke.

A water-bombing helicopter heads into the smoke.