Here are two videos shot from a responding pumper in London heading towards the tragic Grenfell Towers fire. At first when they are a bit of a distance away, the mood isn’t a sombre but in the second video as they approach their tone changes and the enormity of the situation becomes more apparent. There was also a very touching a heartfelt note found the next day, left on a bunch of flowers.
After we finished wiping away the tears and catching our breath, we tried to work out if this is the greatest way to arrive on scene, or the most embarrasing. Then we watched it again and looked closely at the crew in the cabin…
Jump on board with Parnell and go for a run through the city!
Well, this is something different. Made by a company called Watercar, this mob have designed an amphibious firefighting car – complete with monitor and attack lines. Tag a firie who would buy one for your station…
There are just so many questions around this one – for both the driver of that truck AND the crew working this job. Yikes.
We spoke with the Chief of Woolwich Fire & Rescue from the USA about the new deployable speed bumps they purchased. Have you seen something like these anywhere in Australia before? Would you rate them?