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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**VISION ALERT** Purr-fect ending for adventurous moggy | Meadowbank

It was the purr-fect ending for an adventurous moggy in Meadowbank in Sydney's north west today. Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters were called to a residence in Constitution Road at 1.00pm after the owner reported the feline, "Vader", was stuck in... Learn more about the **VISION ALERT** Purr-fect ending for adventurous moggy at Meadowbank.

access_time 03:21pm • Jun 21, 2024
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MEADOWBANK | **VISION ALERT** Purr-fect ending for adventurous moggy. It was the purr-fect ending for an adventurous moggy in Meadowbank in Sydney's north west today.Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters were called to a residence in Constitution R... View on X [external link]

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PADDINGTON | #FRNSW firefighters have set up an exclusion zone after a gas main has been ruptured during construction work on Oxford Street. View on X [external link]

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***VISION ALERT*** Fire Commissioner urges safety during current NSW cold snap | Sydney

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell, has expressed concern about the current winter cold snap gripping the state, warning the public not to take risks when trying to stay warm. Temperatures hit three degrees in Sydney’s south-west at 6.30... Learn more about the ***VISION ALERT*** Fire Commissioner urges safety during current NSW cold snap at Sydney.

access_time 05:56pm • Jun 20, 2024
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SYDNEY | ***VISION ALERT*** Fire Commissioner urges safety during current NSW cold snap. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell, has expressed concern about the current winter cold snap gripping the state, warning the public n... View on X [external link]

access_time 05:51pm • Jun 20, 2024
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**VISION ALERT** Fire engulfs two trucks following head-on collision | Vineyard

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has been called to a serious truck crash in Vineyard in Sydney's north west. Two semi-trailers collided head-on at the intersection of Chapman Road and Windsor Road just before 12.30pm. Five fire trucks and 20 firefighters arrived... Learn more about the **VISION ALERT** Fire engulfs two trucks following head-on collision at Vineyard.

access_time 04:17pm • Jun 20, 2024
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VINEYARD | **VISION ALERT** Fire engulfs two trucks following head-on collision. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has been called to a serious truck crash in Vineyard in Sydney's north west.Two semi-trailers collided head-on at the intersection of... View on X [external link]

access_time 04:12pm • Jun 20, 2024
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VINEYARD | #FRNSW crews are now working to extinguish two trucks, both well alight after a two truck head on crash at the intersection of Windsor and Chapman Roads. A 200m exclusion zone is in place. View on X [external link]

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WINSTON HILLS | #FRNSW firefighters have quickly contained a kitchen fire, preventing the fire from spreading through a two-storey home on Jerome Avenue. @parracity View on X [external link]

access_time 03:23pm • Jun 19, 2024
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MERRYLANDS | #FRNSW firefighters remain on scene after a car and truck crashed, knocking over a power pole and water meter on Woodville Road. Traffic is impacted. @CumberlandSyd View on X [external link]

access_time 02:59pm • Jun 19, 2024
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KIRRAWEE | #FRNSW firefighters have set up an exclusion zone after a truck has brought down powerlines on Monro Avenue. @SuthShireCncl View on X [external link]

access_time 12:06pm • Jun 19, 2024
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***VISION ALERT*** Firefighters urge safety in the snowfields this winter | Perisher Valley

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is reminding travellers heading to and from the snowfields this winter to exercise patience and safety on the icy roads. The FRNSW crews of permanent firefighters, seconded to the Perisher Valley Fire Station for the next... Learn more about the ***VISION ALERT*** Firefighters urge safety in the snowfields this winter at Perisher Valley.

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PERISHER VALLEY | ***VISION ALERT*** Firefighters urge safety in the snowfields this winter. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is reminding travellers heading to and from the snowfields this winter to exercise patience and safety on the icy roads.Th... View on X [external link]

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ROOTY HILL | #FRNSW firefighters are working to extinguish a car fire on Rooty Hill Road North. @blacktowncc View on X [external link]

access_time 10:05am • Jun 19, 2024
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PRESTONS | #FRNSW crews are continuing firefighting operations at a factory fire on Kurrajong Road. Approximately 100 people have been evacuated from the site. @Lpool_Council View on X [external link]

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