Firefighters film moment Australian bushfire overruns their truck

Firefighters in Australia have shared the moment their truck was overrun by the bushfire that continues to ravage the south of the country.

In the minute-long clip, the crew from the fire and rescue station in Wyoming are seen making their way through the bushfire burning South of Nowra. Tall flames and sparks hit the side of their vehicle as they tried to make it to safety.

However, they were forced to shelter in their truck as the fire front passed through, with the crew holding up blankets against the windows.

Fire and Rescue New South Wales confirmed the crew are now safe.

British fire crews have offered their thoughts to those affected by the fires.

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In this image made from video, an aerial scene shows fires burning in East Grippsland, Victoria state, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Wildfires burning across Australia's two most-populous states Tuesday trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Channel 7, Channel 9 via AP)
En esta imagen tomada de un video, un incendiom forestal arde en Bundoora, en el estado de Victoria, Australia, el lunes, 30 de diciembre del 2019. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Channel 7, Channel 9 vía AP)
A burnt-out residence is seen in Sarsfield, East Gippsland, Victoria, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Australia's military will provide support for the response to Victoria's bushfires, as four people remain missing in the blazes. (James Ross/AAP Images via AP)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31: General scenes near the the town of Sussex Inlet on December 31, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. More than 1500 firefighters are currently battling more than 100 blazes across the NSW, with more than 30 fires still yet to be contained. There had been calls for the Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks display to be cancelled due to the ongoing bushfires in NSW, however event organisers have decided to continue as planned following approval from commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service Shane Fitzsimmons. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31: A Rural Fire Service (RFS) firefighter conducts mopping up near the town of Sussex Inlet on December 31, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. There are a number of dangerous bushfires burning at emergency level across NSW as weather conditions deteriorate with temperatures expected to rise ahead of gusty southerly change. Princes Highway on the NSW South Coast has been closed with motorists told to avoid all non essential travel. Volunteer firefighter Sam McPaul was killed when his truck rolled over in a freak wind event near Jingellic near the NSW-Victorian border on Monday evening. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31: A Rural Fire Service (RFS) firefighter conducts mopping up near the town of Sussex Inlet on December 31, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. There are a number of dangerous bushfires burning at emergency level across NSW as weather conditions deteriorate with temperatures expected to rise ahead of gusty southerly change. Princes Highway on the NSW South Coast has been closed with motorists told to avoid all non essential travel. Volunteer firefighter Sam McPaul was killed when his truck rolled over in a freak wind event near Jingellic near the NSW-Victorian border on Monday evening. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images)
Embers from bushfires are fanned by strong winds in the area around the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)
The afternoon sky glows orange from bushfires in the area around the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Firefighters hose down trees as they battle against bushfires around the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A tree burns around the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Children play at the showgrounds in the southern New South Wales town of Bega where they are camping after being evacuated from nearby sites affected by bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
Children wear masks as they play at the showgrounds in the southern New South Wales town of Bega where people are camping after being evacuated from nearby sites affected by bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
People sit and wait at the showgrounds in the southern New South Wales town of Bega where they are camping after being evacuated from nearby sites affected by bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
Amy (L) and Ben Spencer sit at the showgrounds in the southern New South Wales town of Bega where they are camping after being evacuated from nearby sites affected by bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
Children play at the showgrounds in the southern New South Wales town of Bega where they are camping after being evacuated from nearby sites affected by bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
The main street of the New South Wales town of Bombala is pictured shrouded in smoke from nearby bushfires on December 31, 2019. - Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on December 31, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. (Photo by SEAN DAVEY / AFP) (Photo by SEAN DAVEY/AFP via Getty Images)
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London Fire Brigade tweeted: "Our thoughts are with all those affected by the #AustralianFires and with the incredible firefighters who are tackling the numerous blazes."

West Midlands Fire Service added: "Our thoughts are with all those affected by these devastating fires. Especially our fire service colleagues there who are working tirelessly under extremely difficult conditions. #AustralianFires."

The London Ambulance Service said it was "in awe of the amazing heroes from our emergency services family in Australia".

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