The Mount Compass fire in South Australia kept crews busy as fire ripped through grass and scrub. At one point the CFS issued an emergency warning as the fire threatened several houses.
FRNSW 428 Queanbeyan were responded to the Beard industrial estate in the ACT to a reports of a building fire. On arrival they found a large metal recycling yard on fire, with a number of explosions emanating from within.
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!
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!
If you have ever wondered just how much force is behind a drop from a DC-10 - then you need to see this. A retired US Firefighter stayed home to defend his house and captured this amazing footage, don't miss it. Better red than black!
Georgia Peach arrived in Fremantle Port, Western Australia, in preparation for the fire season. It is scheduled to come online in December and is bound to get a workout over in those parts. Watch this amazing video that DFES shot of the machine getting unloaded and assembled, ready to fly straight from the docks.
George Mirage Beotich and Greg from G.E.G Aviation Photography took a trip out to Camden, south west of Sydney, to look at the mighty CH-47D. This firefighting chopper is on loan from California and will be housed at Camden Airport for the current fire season. It carries 7,600 litres of water - which makes it the largest water based firefighting chopper in the country.
A fire has destroyed a large fish factory and aircraft hanger in Haast, New Zealand. Helicopters with monsoon buckets were called in to assist the local fire station with the fire, which involved putting out other helicopters. The building housed aircraft, fishing machinery and bulk chemical storage which presented multiple issues for the arriving crews.
Whoa! Jesse Tonge captured this amazing video of Thor on a mission whilst at the Summer Cloud Bay fire in southern NSW. Have a look at the cross winds she was under! Hats off to those pilots, they do amazing work.
Flashback to 2016 for a ripping fire in Llandilo NSW, Nathan Simpson got this great video of HT741 filling up multiple times in Jordan Springs. He got seriously close to the action...