Aussies hope to shock residents into evacuating before it is too late

The Victoria state government in Australia has introduced some videos that are intended to shock residents into evacuating before the approach of a bushfire makes it too late. The videos feature audio recordings of people panicking as bushfires approach their homes

HERE is a link to another version of the public service video.

And speaking of down under firefighting, here is a video about the trial of two Canadian air tankers in Australia, Convair CV580s:

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

3 thoughts on “Aussies hope to shock residents into evacuating before it is too late”

  1. Got you, Bill!

    I think you can detect my commentary on the age and the state of US aerial fire fighting affairs!

    1. Leo, good prediction! That ship, #C-FKFA, has already worked on a USFS contract. Tanker 52 in the video is what was identified on paperwork as Tanker 152 when the USFS brought in a half dozen or so CV 580s from Canada this fall. The video was uploaded to YouTube in February.


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