Videos and Stories from the Mt Wilson Backburn.

As the Gospers Mountain Fire slowly crept down through the Wollemi National Park, communities in the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury regions waited and watched.

But it wasn' the main fire that ended up burning them out - it was a backburn carried out with little warning in poor fire conditions.

These are the stories from locals on the fire ground.

These stories reveal first hand accounts of local residents and business owners who were impacted by the backburn. Make sure to watch in full screen!