Parker has been sharing generosity around, using the tab to shout friends and other firefighters each time he’s visited since the clip went viral. He also noted that the government should be doing more to help businesses in the region, such as the pub which Alvey estimates has lost somewhere in the vicinity of $250,000 in revenue due to evacuations.
The pub is “not able to get government assistance because the building wasn’t actually impacted by fire. They lost all their trade, but they weren’t impacted? It’s ridiculous,” Parker said. “The Prime Minister should come and talk to us. But of course, we haven’t heard from him.”
In the original video, Parker pulled his firetruck to a complete stop after spotting a 7 News camera crew. “Are you from the media?” he asked, before quickly adding, “Tell the Prime Minister to go and get fucked from Nelligen. We really enjoy doing this shit, fuckhead.”