Cootamundra 1 was out working the Dunn’s Road fire when their water levels ran low. Their search for water resulted in the local RFS station, Wondalga, being saved as the fire front roared through.
Meet David Tricca, a firefighter for the NSW RFS who is about to trek the ancient 800km Camino de Santiago to raise funds for his brigade back home.
Meet Bob & Shaun, two therapy dogs from Queensland Fire & Emergency Services that have the job of bringing smiles to peoples faces!
As smoke and fire continue to dominate Australia, a fairly unique scene played out at Warragamba Dam. One of the fireboats from Woronora Rural Fire Brigade, Boat Bravo, was transported to the dam wall and lowered into the water in an effort to bolster resources at the Green Wattle fire.
It’s been a long, long couple of weeks for Australian firefighters – we reached out and asked you to send in your best selfie or photo of your crew working away in the field and what we got back was amazing. Literally hundreds of photos were sent to us and we picked the top 70 odd to share with you.
Now we can see it from an alternate angle! Watch as firies seek shelter from the absolutely massive fire that just explodes out of the bush in Orangeville.