A firefighter was airlifted to hospital after she was injured battling a bushfire at Belerada Creek in New South Wales.
The incident happened on Sunday afternoon.
NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Chifley/Lithgow Team operational officer Brett Taylo said the female firefighter was airlifted to Orange Hospital to be treated for her injuries, Western Advocate reports.
“She has a sore back, the tree hit her on the back,” he said.
“It was serious, but not life-threatening.”