Fire and Rescue NSW


fire safety

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fire safety

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Welcome to Fire and Rescue NSW

FRNSW is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and is the busiest in Australia. Our overriding purpose is to enhance community safety, quality of life, and confidence by minimising the impact of hazards and emergency incidents on the people, property, environment and economy of NSW.

Prepared for anything.

What we're doing

  • Aug 19, 2018, 4:42 pm - RT @NSWRFS: Watch & Act: Salt Ash Fire (Port Stephens LGA). Easing conditions on the fire ground has seen the threat to homes reduced. Resi…
  • Aug 19, 2018, 4:40 pm - RT @NSWRFS: EMERGENCY WARNING: Mothersoles Rd Fire (Richmond Valley LGA). A bush fire is burning off Mothersoles Road SW of Coraki. The fir…
  • Aug 19, 2018, 3:45 pm - RT @NSWRFS: EMERGENCY WARNING: SALT ASH FIRE (PORT STEPHENS LGA). Fire activity is slowly starting to ease, however there is still some err…
  • Aug 19, 2018, 2:05 pm - RT @NSWRFS: EMERGENCY WARNING: Salt Ash Fire (Port Stephens LGA) Fire activity has increased and is approaching Lemon Tree Passage Road. Fi…
  • Aug 19, 2018, 12:48 pm - RT @NSWRFS: EMERGENCY WARNING: SALT ASH FIRE (PORT STEPHENS LGA) Residents in the area of Brownes Road and Rookes Road should seek shelter…
  • Aug 19, 2018, 12:10 pm - From one extreme to the other. #FRNSW firefighters from Jindabyne went from helping with the bushfires in Bega yest… [external link]

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Quick links

Bushfire and emergency information Become an on-call Firefighter NOW!

Emergency contacts

In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)

Bushfire Information: Call the NSW Rural Fire Service: 1800 679 737 [external link]

Floods and Storms: Call the SES: 132 500 [external link]

Product warnings and recalls

Hazard reductions

If you see a fire unattended, call Triple Zero (000)

For a list of planned hazard reduction burns, visit:
NSW RFS: Hazard reduction advisories [external link]

For health information relating to smoke from bush fires and hazard reduction burning, visit:
NSW Health: Bushfire smoke [external link]
Asthma Australia: Bushfires and burnoffs [external link]

For current and forecasted air quality, visit:
Office of Environment and Heritage: Current and forecast air quality [external link]