Multiple agencies were responded to reports of a horse in a dam in Western Sydney. Crews arrived to find an old horse well and truly in a steep dam and unable to get out. The horse was sedated by a local vet and all agencies assisted in the rescue effort, which took over an hour to complete. It's great to see the planning and effort that goes into the rescuing of animals, not to mention multiple agencies working together to get the job done.
Valentines day in turned out to be quite the day for Western Sydney firefighters, responding to a bushfire which had spread to a neighbouring house and then a persons reported house fire in a separate location at the same time. Check out this video of the primary search and photos of the two incidents!
A property owner had been excavating a dam when a large and pregnant cow walked into the mud and became stuck. The call went out to FRNSW 421 Picton around 19:15 hours and marked the beginning of what would be a 3 hour extrication effort - using one of Sydney's latest specialist rescue appliances - Technical Rescue 008.
Now this is how you take photos of a bushfire! Check out these amazing photos from Eyetrix Productions taken of the Orange fire in February 2018.
It isn't fire related, but this sure is some amazing footage! Damian Goodman had just left work when he noticed this Air Ambulance literally "crossing the road". You have got to see this one!
Multiple people were injured at Richmond Train Station when a train entering the station failed to brake in time and collided with the barrier at the end of the line. The incident drew a large scale response from multiple agencies, including the Toll rescue helicopter.
Here's a nifty little video put together from Deputy Captain J.Boyle - Warringah Headquarters NSW Rural Fire Service. While sitting in the driver's seat, he was able to shoot this timelapse video of his crew at work while they undertook backburning in the Royal National Park.
If you're not a fan of snakes, maybe skip this post! A firefighter from 455 Rutherford in New South Wales was heading to another station to cover a shortage when he noticed something move near his turnout gear...
Tamworth firies responded to reports of a building fire and on arrival found a local trucking company with heavy fire showing through the roof. The building, which contained pallets of explosive material and aerosols, was totally destroyed by the fire.
The big guns have been out recently for bush fires burning to the north of Sydney, up around the Williamtown and Raymond Terrace area. There have been lots of videos doing the rounds of this impressive machine working in close proximity to crews and houses, so we grabbed a few of the best ones for you!