Gallery: In the face of the fire

Bowning RFS crew members on the fire front last Wednesday.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Smoke blankets the area on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Smoke blankets the area on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Some stock could not be saved when the intense Cobbler Road bushfire whipped through the region. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Some stock could not be saved when the intense Cobbler Road bushfire whipped through the region. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Stock walk across the charred ground on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Stock walk across the charred ground on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Although thousands of hectares were burnt out, many homes were saved. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.

Bowning volunteer firefighters have been on the Cobbler Road fire ground most of the week. Photo: Jay Cronan.