The pumper is the first of its kind and has been specially designed to provide firefighting, rescue and HAZMAT capabilities both on and off-road.
It was a bit of a different day for the firies of 248 Camden when it started off with a call to a duckling that had fallen down a stormwater drain, then ended with a kangaroo that had fallen into a backyard suburban pool!
A rescue drill to think outside the box. Don’t just jump straight to the shears – think outside the box to free your trapped victim.
Firefighters from Wee Waa station were responded to an animal rescue – kitten stuck in a downpipe – drowning. On arrival, they found a kitten semi-submerged in a storm water pipe, under a concrete footpath out the front of a shopping centre.
It’s not often we post about MVA’s – in fact, we’ve never actually done a post directly relating to one, but this was just too bizarre to pass up.
FRNSW 008 Liverpool were responded to reports of an MVA Persons Trapped and what the found on arrival was nothing short of mind-boggling. We spoke with the crew from 008 about the job, here’s what they had to say.
This is an incredible rescue of a young boy who climbed his way along live power lines to end up on stop of a power-pole.
Watch the moment firies rescue him and bring him to safety.