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Audio: Radio of Kilsyth factory fire

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!

CFA HyChill fire

Photos & Video: Explosive factory fire in VIC

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.

Aldinga Beach CFS Pumper

Photos: Aldinga Beach CFS receive new pumper

The new pumper is the first of 3 new appliances built by the CFS, which shares the same same design as the new CFA medium pumpers – just built on the Isuzu cab chassis. Aldinga Beach Pumper is the first one to make it out to a station and by all accounts, it’s fantastic.

Falls Creek CFA’s Bombardier Go-Tract 500

This is primarily a structural firefighting appliance with 4x CABA sets (including extra cylinders) all the hoses (38mm & 64mm Duraline hose), variable flow fog nozzles, the usual entry tools, and salvage equipment including a positive pressure ventilation fan. It also has a Elkhart model 8297 monitor on top for great asset protection when needed.