Tagged: MFB

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.

MFB Ladder Platform on loan to NSW

The MFB currently has one of their ladder platforms (Car 170) on loan to Fire & Rescue NSW, which is working out of 27 station, Parramatta. The LP was entered into service in the 1990’s and has apparently seen action for the MFB, CFA, ACTFR and now FRNSW!