Bushfire strike force investigating footage from Snapchat video

Bushfire strike force investigating footage from Snapchat video

Posted April 17, 2018 21:54:15 Photo: One of the men in the video posted to Snapchat (supplied ) Related Story: Firefighters worried afternoon winds will fan Sydney bushfire Related Story: More planning needed in wake of intense bushfire conditions, expert warns A Snapchat video of a group of men standing …

Anxious Sydney residents hope for best as bushfire threat eases | Australia news

South-west Sydney residents have endured a second nervous night as hundreds of firefighters took advantage of easing conditions to battle a blaze that has blackened 2,500 hectares. The fire, which began on Saturday afternoon and may have been deliberately lit, was fanned by strong winds on Sunday and approached suburban …

Sydney bushfire: Residents breathe a sigh of relief as disaster averted for a second night

Sydney bushfire: Residents breathe a sigh of relief as disaster averted for a second night

Posted April 16, 2018 06:15:51 Video: Locals defend a house in Menai from bushfire (ABC News) Residents in Sydney’s south-west are breathing a sigh of relief after a severe bushfire that has burnt more than 2,400 hectares eased overnight. New South Wales fire crews spent a second long night taking …

Sydney bushfire: ‘ferocious’ blaze threatens homes as RFS confirms damage | Australia news

A “ferocious” bushfire that led to evacuations in parts of Sydney’s southwest has affected properties, according to the Rural Fire Service. On Sunday afternoon an RFS spokesman confirmed that firefighters on the ground had reported some property damage in the western parts of Menai and Barden Ridge. Strong winds had …

Sydney bushfire: Vet offers free board to animals with owners impacted by blaze

Sydney bushfire: Vet offers free board to animals with owners impacted by blaze

Posted April 15, 2018 17:58:58 Photo: Two staff with a possum rescued from the fire, before going to a WIRES carer. (Supplied: Kirrawee Veterinary Hospital) Related Story: Firefighters battle to save Sydney homes as blaze threat eases Related Story: ‘It’s jumped the line already’: Train drives through bushfire emergency A …

Emergency warning issued as bushfire rips through Holsworthy military base

Emergency warning issued as bushfire rips through Holsworthy military base

Updated April 14, 2018 20:33:19 Video: Large fire burns near houses in Sydney’s south-west (ABC News) An out-of-control bushfire which has burnt through a major military base in Sydney’s south-west, is now threatening several suburbs after it jumped a road. Key points: The blaze began at Moorebank and is moving …

Sydney bushfire: more than 100 firefighters battle blaze in south-west | Australia news

More than 140 fire fighters are battling an out of control blaze in Sydney’s south-west. A NSW Rural Fire Service emergency warning was issued after 3.30pm on Saturday for the fast-moving bushfire in Wattle Grove, telling residents there and in Holsworthy military complex to shelter in place. Residents in Voyager …

Emergency warning issued as bushfire rips through Holsworthy military base

Emergency warning issued as bushfire rips through Holsworthy military base

Updated April 14, 2018 16:36:18 Video: Aerial vision shows out-of-control Holsworthy bushfire (ABC News) The Rural Fire Service has issued an emergency warning for a fast-moving bushfire burning in south-west Sydney. The fire is currently burning through the Holsworthy military complex and has impacted on Holsworthy Hospital. Residents in the …

Virtual reality technology puts people through ‘searing’ bushfire scenario

Virtual reality technology puts people through ‘searing’ bushfire scenario

Posted April 14, 2018 09:31:05 A new virtual reality project which puts residents through a “searing” bushfire experience has the potential to be used as a learning tool for more of Australia’s natural hazards. That is the opinion of Tracy Grime from the South Australian CFS, who believes the technology …