Scott Cam is grateful that the bushfires on the NSW south coast have so far avoided his holiday home in Narrawallee.
And on Thursday, The Block host spoke about the amazing community spirit had had observed in the area surrounding Mollymook over the New Year's period.
Speaking to Channel Nine's Today show from his coastal property, Scott said: 'I witnessed something that was so emotional.'
'I witnessed something that was so emotional': The Block's Scott Cam has revealed a heartwarming moment with firefighters battling bushfires near his home in Narrawallee
Scott recalled a heartwarming moment when locals seeking supplies in Milton had shown their respect to a brigade of firefighters driving through their town.
'All the cars were in gridlock and everybody was out in the street and we were trying to get some supplies because the power was out,' he said.
'And we were in torch light in the IGA, two at a time to just get a few items, and some firies went past and everybody gave them a standing ovation as they drove past.
'It was quite amazing.'
'Everybody gave them a standing ovation as they drove past': Scott said a brigade of firefighters received a standing ovation by locals as they stood in the street seeking supplies
Scott had stayed behind to defend his Narrawallee holiday home over the New Year's period, preparing the building for the worst as his three children fled.
With the bushfire season far from over, Scott told Today hosts Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon he is staying vigilant because they're 'not out of the woods yet'.
'You have to just keep up to date with the apps that we have, and by speaking to local authorities and locals,' he said.
'The flames were about to jump': The Block's Scott revealed the frightening battle he endured to defend his NSW holiday home, near Mollymook, from the Australian bushfires
Speaking to 9Now on Tuesday, Scott said of his brush with disaster: 'We were ready to go and had an exit plan to get to Mollymook beach, but just luckily that didn't happen.
'The flames were on the other side of the Narrawallee inlet and they were about to jump, and the southerly