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Old 28th December 2011, 04:14 PM
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Awsome water crossing

I came across this video of a fire truck going thru the floodwaters in Eltham. They didn't stop for anything!

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Thought it might be of interest.

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Old 28th December 2011, 09:35 PM
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Where is the air intake on that truck?!
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Old 29th December 2011, 08:11 AM
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if my memory is correct the CFA ones are normally behind the cab between it and the body...... nearly at roof height... but i could be wrong
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Old 29th December 2011, 10:10 AM
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I came across this video of a fire truck going thru the floodwaters in Eltham. They didn't stop for anything!

Fire truck drives through Eltham flood | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Thought it might be of interest.

Willem
The driver obviously is not looking for a lengthy career in the CFA, I'm guessing he his going to be cleaning and polishing equipment for a long long time once management sees this. what a hero
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Old 29th December 2011, 01:27 PM
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Or he had to get somewhere and knows the trucks capabilities.
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Old 29th December 2011, 10:04 PM
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Saw on tonights news the driver has been stood down

more here
CFA truck filmed defying SES advice by driving through floods | Herald Sun
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Old 29th December 2011, 10:04 PM
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Wading in a CFA Tanker

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Old 29th December 2011, 10:15 PM
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This is already on another thread in General chat . Love it tho

Driver stood down & CFA investigation . Hmmmm

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Old 29th December 2011, 10:18 PM
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The bow wave is deceptive.

Says a lot about diesels and deep water, good thing it has a raised air intake in the air pocket behind the cab.
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Old 29th December 2011, 10:20 PM
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The CFA management needs to look closer at that truck. It says Research on the side, he was doing just that !!
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