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Tony Abbott falls fighting Sydney bushfire

AAP logoAAP 5/11/2016

Tony Abbott takes a fall from his truck arriving at the Castle Cove bushfire. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Tony Abbott takes a fall from his truck arriving at the Castle Cove bushfire. Tony Abbott has taken a tumble as he stepped out of a fire truck to help battle a bushfire in Sydney's north.

The former prime minister and volunteer fire fighter joined crews at Castle Cove where the blaze broke out this morning.

Tony Abbott attended the Castle Cove bushfire with his Davidson Rural Fire Service crew. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Tony Abbott attended the Castle Cove bushfire with his Davidson Rural Fire Service crew. NSW Rural Fire Service said the fire is burning behind properties but no homes are currently under direct threat.

Residents are being advised to monitor the situation and take advice from firefighters on the ground.

Tony Abbott is seen arriving at the Castle Cove bushfire. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Tony Abbott is seen arriving at the Castle Cove bushfire.
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