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Monday, February 9, 2015

Australia: Tree falls on a fire truck yesterday afternoon where four firefighters were inside the cabin.


An incident has occurred at the Western Australia fires involving six Victorian firefighters.
 The firefighters were fortunate to escape serious injuries
Photo supplied by Dept Parks & Wildlife, Western Australia
 A tree fell on a fire truck yesterday afternoon where four firefighters were inside the cabin. The firefighters were fortunate to escape serious injuries as the large tree fell over the rear of the truck which was operating in the forest.
Another two firefighters witnessed the incident. All six firefighters are safe however two firefighters received minor injuries from the sudden impact on the truck.

Source Wol Worrell‎ - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=511829088956174&set=gm.10152688494612913&type=1&permPage=1

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