Video: Great bodycam footage of firefighting efforts in Tabulam NSW

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The far northeast corner of NSW has certainly seen some action lately with large running bushfires around the Tabulam area. Local crews assisted by strike teams from both NSW and QLD have been working the fires for days.

FRNSW Station 514 Banora Point got in touch with us to share their bodycam footage and a bit about their strike team, check it out!

“We were assigned to strike team Juliet to assist with the bushfire at Tabulam and tasked to property protection on Leslie Creek Rd, Drake. The fire was getting closer and we had all hands on deck ready for it to impact our location when we were suddenly supported by multiple aircraft who dropped around 15 loads of retardant and water alongside us”.

Banora Point Fire Rescue Station

“The fire slowed and appeared to almost be out. The sun was starting to go down, and then before we knew it the conditions worsened and the fire picked right up and took another run towards us. Everyone did a tremendous job with protecting the house and also stopping the fire from jumping the road. It was a combined effort of FRNSW and the RFS. We’d just about run out of water by the time most of it was knocked over but QRFS arrived and relieved us”.

Banora Point Fire Rescue Station

Thanks to the crew of 514 Banora Point for the footage and to all the firies working their arses off in the heat up there. Stay safe!

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