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!
Don't miss the video in this one! On October 13th CFA and MFB stations responded to reports of a factory fire - going well. The premises known as HyChill produced air-conditioning gas and reportedly had anywhere from 100-300 gas cylinders in the factory.
There was a huge turnout in Sydney this year for the annual Firefighters Climb for MND, bringing in firefighters from all over the country and overseas! Here's a few of our photos from the day.
We try to keep it positive here at Flashover, reporting on the achievements of firefighters across the country. But every now and then you hear or see something that just really grinds your gears.
A number of fires were started by lightning strikes on Wednesday near Nullagine, Western Australia. Pushed along by winds and dry conditions, the fires combined the next day to form a single 55,000 hectare fire!
There is just no quit in Team Zulu, who are back behind the camera to produce another amazing awareness video! Team Zulu are just one of the many teams entered into the Firefighters climb for MND 2018, but they are the lead fundraising team for the second year in a row and have raised a staggering $65,000 for the 2017/18 climbs!
Flashover has 2 tickets to give away to the Firefighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease After Party at the Ivy Hotel on Saturday the 20th of October, valued at $70!
Replacing a 25 year old pumper, Red Cliffs CFA station has taken delivery of a brand new Scania which brings with it a host of advancements for the station.