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

NEWINGTON | #FRNSW crews remain on scene after extinguishing a kitchen fire in a unit on Pearce Avenue. @parracity View on X [external link]

access_time 01:35pm • Apr 19, 2024
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MOOREBANK | #FRNSW are responding to a building fire on Bridges Road after multiple calls were received by 000. @Lpool_Council View on X [external link]

access_time 12:39pm • Apr 19, 2024
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Fire damaged mobile crane removed from tunnel | Lane Cove

A mobile crane truck which caught fire in the Lane Cove Tunnel earlier today has been removed. A heavy tow truck removed the truck which caught fire around 6.30am. The tunnel's sprinkler system controlled the blaze whilst Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW)... Learn more about the Fire damaged mobile crane removed from tunnel at Lane Cove.

access_time 10:32am • Apr 18, 2024
place Lane Cove
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Mobile crane truck fire | Lane Cove

Motorists are being urged to avoid Lane Cove Tunnel following a truck fire earlier this morning. Five Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews were called to the scene around 6.30am after reports a mobile crane truck was well alight. The sprinkler system... Learn more about the Mobile crane truck fire at Lane Cove.

access_time 08:12am • Apr 18, 2024
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New Rescue appliance to protect Lake Macquarie | Morisset

The Fire and Rescue NSW fleet at Lake Macquarie has been significantly boosted with the arrival of a state-of-the-art Rescue Pumper, valued at almost half-a-million dollars. The Iveco-brand Class 2 pumper will provide firefighters working out of the Morisset Fire Station... Learn more about the New Rescue appliance to protect Lake Macquarie at Morisset.

access_time 11:52am • Apr 17, 2024
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MOUNT DRUITT | #FRNSW firefighters are using specialist rescue equipment to access and free a trapped occupant after a car crashed into a tree on North Parade. @blacktowncc View on X [external link]

access_time 10:55am • Apr 17, 2024
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Body of man located following Yagoona unit fire | Yagoona

Fire and Rescue NSW has located a body in the ruins of a unit, destroyed by fire in south west Sydney earlier today. Crews were called to a two-storey unit block in Wilkins Street, Yagoona just before 11am following reports of... Learn more about the Body of man located following Yagoona unit fire at Yagoona.

access_time 02:17pm • Apr 16, 2024
place Yagoona
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SOUTH COOGEE | #FRNSW specialist technical rescue firefighters are on scene after a car crashed into a building on Elphinstone Road causing extensive structural damage. @RandwickCouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 12:40pm • Apr 16, 2024
place South Coogee
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YAGOONA | #FRNSW have commenced firefighting operations at a unit fire on Wilkins Street. @ourcbcity View on X [external link]

access_time 11:06am • Apr 16, 2024
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WEST RYDE | #FRNSW crews are on scene after a car has driven into a building on Chatham Road. Firefighters are setting up hydraulic rescue equipment to free the trapped occupants of the car. @CityofRyde View on X [external link]

access_time 10:05am • Apr 16, 2024
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GRETA | #FRNSW have commenced firefighting operations at a single level house fire on The Barracks Close, in the states Hunter Region. @CessnockCouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 02:15pm • Apr 15, 2024
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WINSTON HILLS | #FRNSW firefighters have extinguished a car fire that was impacting power lines on Buckleys Road. @parracity View on X [external link]

access_time 01:25pm • Apr 15, 2024
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All directions covered by Fire and Rescue’s new aerial appliances | Penrith

Fire and Rescue NSW’s latest aerial pumper has rolled off the production line and arrived at its new home at Penrith Fire Station. Valued at $2.5m, the state-of-the-art appliance is the latest of 11 new aerial platforms, strategically placed to protect... Learn more about the All directions covered by Fire and Rescue’s new aerial appliances at Penrith.

access_time 10:57am • Apr 15, 2024
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PENRITH | All directions covered by Fire and Rescues new aerial appliances. Fire and Rescue NSWs latest aerial pumper has rolled off the production line and arrived at its new home at Penrith Fire Station.Valued at $2.5m, the state-of-the-ar... View on X [external link]

access_time 10:53am • Apr 15, 2024
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 traditional ‘Ship to Shore’ Rugby League encounter
Fire and Rescue NSW out to sink the Navy in traditional ‘Ship to Shore’ Rugby League encounter | Sydney

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is set to come out ‘all guns blazing’ in just over a week when the ‘fireys’ take on the Royal Australian Navy in their traditional “Ship to Shore’ Cup Rugby League match. It’s set to be... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW out to sink the Navy in traditional ‘Ship to Shore’ Rugby League encounter at Sydney.

access_time 03:23pm • Apr 12, 2024
place Sydney
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