FIREFIGHTING & OPERATIONS

4 stations defend town from 55,000 HA fire

A number of fires were started by lightning strikes on Wednesday near Nullagine, Western Australia. Pushed along by winds and dry conditions, the fires combined the next day to form a single 55,000 hectare fire!

Video: Firefighters Use Power Saws To Make Entry To Sydney Industrial...

Heavy fire involved a large industrial dumpster along with surrounding materials, with flames threatening factories on either side of the fire. Crews used power saws and ground ladders to make access to the secured premises, scaling fences and cutting down gates.
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APPLIANCES & AVIATION

Photos: Brand new pumper for Red Cliffs, VIC

Replacing a 25 year old pumper, Red Cliffs CFA station has taken delivery of a brand new Scania which brings with it a host of advancements for the station.

Photos: Aldinga Beach CFS receive new pumper

The new pumper is the first of 3 new appliances built by the CFS, which shares the same same design as the new CFA medium pumpers - just built on the Isuzu cab chassis. Aldinga Beach Pumper is the first one to make it out to a station and by all accounts, it's fantastic.

HEALTH & WELLBEING

TRAINING & DRILLS

Win 2 tickets to the firies climb for MND After Party!

Flashover has 2 tickets to give away to the Firefighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease After Party at the Ivy Hotel on Saturday the 20th of October, valued at $70!

VIDEOS

The Basin CFA Christmas video encore!

The creative juices are still flowing at the Basin Fire Brigade, with the guys releasing an encore to their hugely popular Christmas video. Hats off the guys and girls down there involved in this - what a great way to spread the Christmas cheer! Keep at it, stay safe.

INTERVIEWS