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for Winter

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Get Ready
for Winter

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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.

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Recruitment

Want to become a Permanent Firefighter with us? Learn more about joining the team that’s prepared for anything.

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Get Ready for Winter

Help us help you by taking action to ensure you and your family stay safe this winter. Learn how to get ready for winter.

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Check your smoke alarms

It's the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home. Learn about smoke alarms here.

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Fire permits 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
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au [external link]

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

Product warnings and recalls

Hazard reductions and smoke

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 [external link]
Asthma Australia [external link]

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