Fire and Rescue NSW

Fire and Rescue NSW - Prepared for anything.

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.

What you need to know about...

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Home Safety Visits

A safety visit can assist in helping you reduce the risk of an accidental fire in the home and safely escape in the event of a fire. Click here to request a safety visit.

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Lithium-ion battery safety

Lithium-ion batteries are the fastest growing fire risk. Click here to understand the risks and be prepared.

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On-call recruitment

Want to become an on-call firefighter? Learn more about joining the team that's prepared for anything.

Emergency contacts

In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)

Bushfire Information: Call the NSW Rural Fire Service: 1800 679 737
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au [external link]

Floods and Storms: Call the SES: 132 500
www.ses.nsw.gov.au [external link]

Latest news and updates

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Fire and Rescue NSW reunites missing exotic bird with its owner | Auburn

The 'im-peck-able' efforts of Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters and NSW Police have seen an exotic bird reunited with its owner, four days after it vanished from a home in Sydney's west. The two-year-old turquoise-fronted amazon, named 'Skittles,' was being kept in the backyard of an Auburn home when it got a fright and flew... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW reunites missing exotic bird with its owner at Auburn.
Published: 03:06pm • Feb 28, 2024

AUBURN | Fire and Rescue NSW reunites missing exotic bird with its owner. The 'im-peck-able' efforts of Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters and NSW Police have seen an exotic bird reunited with its owner, four days after it vanished from a... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 03:02pm • Feb 28, 2024

RIVERSTONE | #FRNSW Crews are working to extinguish a large scrap metal fire on Loftus Street. @blacktowncc View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 09:45am • Feb 28, 2024

NEWTOWN | #FRNSW Firefighters have extinguished a car fire on a roof top carpark on Carillon Avenue. @cityofsydney View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 09:07am • Feb 28, 2024

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Fire and Rescue NSW deploys Strike Team to Victorian bushfire zone | NSW

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) today is deploying a Strike Team to western Victoria, where it will help protect communities facing a bushfire emergency and forecast of extreme heat in coming days. Fifteen firefighters and three incident management experts will deploy with five vehicles, including state-of-the-art bushfire tankers, light tankers and bulk water carriers, as they... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW deploys Strike Team to Victorian bushfire zone at NSW.
Published: 03:41pm • Feb 27, 2024

NSW | Fire and Rescue NSW deploys Strike Team to Victorian bushfire zone. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) today is deploying a Strike Team to western Victoria, where it will help protect communities facing a bushfire emergency and forecast of extrem... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 03:37pm • Feb 27, 2024

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Firefighters stop blaze spreading to Lithium-Ion battery storage site | Rydalmere

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have battled a large blaze in an industrial complex, at Rydalmere, in Sydney's west, preventing flames from spreading to stocks of Lithium-Ion batteries. The blaze broke out in a unit in South Street, just after 7am. Around 80 firefighters responded at the height of the fire. As crews accessed the unit ablaze,... Learn more about the Firefighters stop blaze spreading to Lithium-Ion battery storage site at Rydalmere.
Published: 02:46pm • Feb 26, 2024

RYDALMERE | Firefighters stop blaze spreading to Lithium-Ion battery storage site - VIDEO. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have battled a large blaze in an industrial complex, at Rydalmere, in Sydney's west, preventing flames from spreading to... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 02:42pm • Feb 26, 2024

RYDALMERE | #FRNSW 15 firetrucks and more than 50 firefighters are currently on scene working to extinguish a large building fire on South Street. @parracity View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 08:07am • Feb 26, 2024

RT @NSWRFS: Watch & Act: Twelve Mile Rd, Collingullie (Wagga Wagga)Firefighters are on scene of a fire burning near Twelve Mile Rd, Collin View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 02:17pm • Feb 23, 2024