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 stabilises partially-collapsed building | Rockdale

An operation, led by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), has shored up a large building, which partially collapsed in Sydney's south last week, with the site stabilised and handed back to its managers. The two-storey office block in West Botany Street, Rockdale, began to sag after the ground below it subsided around 6:30am on Friday (1... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW stabilises partially-collapsed building at Rockdale.
Published: 01:48pm • Mar 04, 2024

ROCKDALE | Fire and Rescue NSW stabilises partially-collapsed building. An operation, led by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), has shored up a large building, which partially collapsed in Sydney's south last week, with the site stabilised and handed... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 01:43pm • Mar 04, 2024

SOLDIERS POINT | #FRNSW Firefighters are continuing fire fighting operations at a house fire on Bagnall Avenue. @PortStephens View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 12:35pm • Mar 04, 2024

YAGOONA | #FRNSW crews are working to free trapped occupants after a two car crash on Highland Avenue. @LiveTrafficSyd View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 11:03am • Mar 04, 2024

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Victorian bushfire zones
Fire and Rescue NSW crews heading home from Victorian bushfire zones | Raglan, Victoria

Senior Victorian firefighting officials have thanked NSW crews for their assistance, dealing with that state’s challenging bushfire crisis this week. The Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Strike Team of five crews, from Windsor, Picton, the Central Coast, Albury and Wagga Wagga, are heading home today after providing valuable assistance to their Victorian counterparts. The FRNSW crews and... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW crews heading home from Victorian bushfire zones at Raglan, Victoria.
Published: 02:33pm • Mar 01, 2024

RAGLAN, VICTORIA | Fire and Rescue NSW crews heading home from Victorian bushfire zones - VIDEO. Senior Victorian firefighting officials have thanked NSW crews for their assistance, dealing with that states challenging bushfire crisis this wee... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 02:29pm • Mar 01, 2024

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Fire and Rescue NSW responds to partial building collapse | Rockdale

Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a partial building collapse at Rockdale, in Sydney's south. 20 firefighters, including Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) specialists, and six fire trucks responded to the incident in an industrial park in West Botany Street around 6:30am. A section of ground has subsided, causing a large... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW responds to partial building collapse at Rockdale.
Published: 11:28am • Mar 01, 2024

ROCKDALE | Fire and Rescue NSW responds to partial building collapse - VIDEO. Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a partial building collapse at Rockdale, in Sydney's south.20 firefighters, including Urban Search a... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 11:24am • Mar 01, 2024

ROCKDALE | #FRNSW have set up an exclusion zone on West Botany St after a building has become destabilized and is showing signs of structural collapse. This will be a protracted incident with operations to continue throughout the day. @BaysideNSW View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 07:24am • Mar 01, 2024

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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