A QFES truck became bogged at Bucasia Beach.
A QFES truck became bogged at Bucasia Beach.

Tow rope? The day the fire truck went to the beach

THEY'RE local heroes who save lives, protect properties and put themselves in the firing line every day - but sometimes even the QFES need rescuing.

Mackay QFES crews were caught in a bit of a sticky situation this afternoon while responding to a grass fire in the northern beaches.

Local resident Alyssia Teys captured the moment a fire truck became bogged on the beach about midday.

"Fire and rescue down a Bucasia Beach drove into the flats to stop a grass fire on the beach only to find themselves in a rescue situation themselves," Alyssia said.

Crews were responding to a grass fire at Portside Pl, Shoal Point which started around 8.30am.

The QFES crews were bogged for about 90 minutes, finally getting free at 1.20pm.

 

A QFES truck became bogged at Bucasia Beach.
A QFES truck became bogged at Bucasia Beach.


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