We did a shout out on facebook for a new cover photo – what we got back was over 180 photos of firefighting across the country. There was so much amazing content captured in the photos sent in, we decided to make a video!
In what is a really down to earth video, you can hear the nervous tones of the crew’s voice – but at the same time, the resolve to push through it and get the job done. Watch as visibility drops to almost zero and fire rips up beside them along the road.
In a case of what could possibly be one of the most unique fire appliances in the country, Air Services Australia ARFF crews in Melbourne recently took delivery of a brand new specialist escape stair fire truck.
This is an amazing tale that needs to be told. This was the handwritten note a homeowner came home to find having been evacuated due to fires ripping through the area and across his property.
As flames roared towards houses in Sydney on Tuesday, firefighters working to save homes on the cities north-west got an unexpected surprise when welcome support arrived from above.
The Rainbow Flat Rural Fire Station was destroyed along with houses in the area as just one of the large fires burning across the state passed through.
Faced with intense and erratic winds and high temperatures, thousands of firefighters were deployed across NSW and QLD over the last 48 hours to battle unprecedented levels of fire. This is but one small glimpse of what was being undertaken by crews across the two states.