Fire in Keith’s eyes

A BIRD’S eye view of a fire is something to behold.

Glider pilot Keith Hill’s aerial view of the Woorlong burnoff on Sunday.

Glider pilot Keith Hill’s aerial view of the Woorlong burnoff on Sunday.

While the majority of Mildura and district witnessed the grey smoke from the Woorlong burn-off from the ground on Sunday, Mildura glider pilot Keith Hill surveyed the blaze from his aircraft.

An avid aviator, Mr Hill said he tried to find any excuse to take the motor glider out for a fly.

“I’d seen different smoke before from other burn-offs, in the glider you can get a wider view of the fire,” he said.

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