** Warning : Cuteness overload. Whilst out patrolling trails and checking for fire progression, Habana Rural Fire Brigade was cutting up a downed tree when a little head poked up.
This is possibly the most Australian thing you'll see all day. A composite crew of firefighters were working on the North Stradbroke Island bushfire in Queensland when they happened to be filming their arrival and noticed something move above the driver.
Firefighters were faced with difficult conditions, including wall collapses and 3 firies were hospitalised with non life threatening injuries due to falling debris.
Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade in Sydney were in attendance at a truck rollover, had hose-lines deployed for fire protection whilst ambulance crews loaded patients into the back of their ambulance when this happened.
We came across a photo of a Canadian pumper wrapped for Remembrance Day - and we had to find out more! Reaching out to the Brantford Fire Department all the way up there, we asked how this masterpiece came to be.
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.
We've collected photos from stations & photographers and put them into this mega post! In 37c heat, Sydney firies were called to a factory fire in Seven Hills and on arrival found a large complex of structures alight. Explosions and structural collapses kept over 26 fire appliances busy as they worked to extinguish the fire. Check out the photos, videos and appliance listing right here.
Vision from the body-cam worn by one of the officers then captures a terrifying scene as a semi-trailer bursts through the smoke, with zero consideration as to what was on the other side of it.
Wayne Harrison, the father of FRNSW firefighter Gage Harrison, does amazing custom airbrushing. He has created painted helmets for firefighters right up to former Commissioners, and this year Wayne and his son created a stunning custom helmet for the 2018 Firefighters Climb for MND event.
Following on from our previous post regarding the large factory fire in Kilsyth VIC, we have the dispatch and operations radio recordings available. If you haven't seen the footage, watch the clip below before the audio. If the sounds of the gas cylinders in the video weren't terrifying enough, wait until you hear the first arriving appliance!