Sunday, January 23, 2011

Burned Excavator at Tom Price





These great photos were sent in this week by a reader. It's an EX5500 which caught on fire around about New Year's at the Tom Price mine.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Team 7 forgot the marshmellows....

Anonymous said...

The poor operator jumped from the cab and broke both his legs!

Anonymous said...

has to be expected when you jump 8 meters on to a digging face

Anonymous said...

he only broke one of his legs, clean in half...but still, horrific enough!!

Anonymous said...

Sure was one hell of a sight watching that burn but..... what a last shift :)
No good bout old mate but...long way down

Anonymous said...

All that fire supression hoo haa, and it didnt stop the fire...

Anonymous said...

Asleep in the cab while the fire got going apparently

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