Bushfires: Inside The Inferno

Bushfires: Inside The Inferno

On The Frontline
Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  November 12, 2014

In recent years fire-fighting has been revolutionised with an array of technology, much of it making the transition from warzone to the fire zone. The Erickson aircrane is able to suck up 9,000 litres of water in just 45 seconds and with the nickname 'Elvis' is a rockstar of modern firefighting. The FLIR - Forward Looking Infrared Camera can see through haze and smoke to pinpoint burning hotspots.

In recent years fire-fighting has been revolutionised with an array of technology, much of it making the transition from warzone to the fire zone. The Erickson aircrane is able to suck up 9,000 litres of water in just 45 seconds and with the nickname 'Elvis' is a rockstar of modern firefighting. The FLIR - Forward Looking Infrared Camera can see through haze and smoke to pinpoint burning hotspots.

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