As Australian firefighters continue to endure the early start to the season, firefighting resources are being pushed and pulled across the country. On the 8th of November, the Australian Defence Force began assisting with the firefighting efforts.
We did a shout out on facebook for a new cover photo – what we got back was over 180 photos of firefighting across the country. There was so much amazing content captured in the photos sent in, we decided to make a video!
In what is a really down to earth video, you can hear the nervous tones of the crew’s voice – but at the same time, the resolve to push through it and get the job done. Watch as visibility drops to almost zero and fire rips up beside them along the road.
This is an amazing tale that needs to be told. This was the handwritten note a homeowner came home to find having been evacuated due to fires ripping through the area and across his property.
As flames roared towards houses in Sydney on Tuesday, firefighters working to save homes on the cities north-west got an unexpected surprise when welcome support arrived from above.
The Rainbow Flat Rural Fire Station was destroyed along with houses in the area as just one of the large fires burning across the state passed through.