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.

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The future of fire stations is here! Station 347 Kingscliff

Learn about the future of fire stations with the opening of station 347 Kingscliff.

A photo of Station 347 Kingscliff.
The future of fire stations is here! Station 347 Kingscliff Learn about the future of fire stations with the opening of station 347 Kingscliff

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 drone capability assisting demolition of fire-damaged buildings | Surry Hills

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has released new video of make-safe demolition works at the scene of last week's major fire in Surry Hills, near the Sydney CBD. The footage has been captured using FRNSW's Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or drones. The high-tech capability is assisting engineers and other experts in gathering information to support works... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW drone capability assisting demolition of fire-damaged buildings at Surry Hills.
Published: 06:02pm • May 30, 2023

SURRY HILLS | Fire and Rescue NSW drone capability assisting demolition of fire-damaged buildings - VIDEO. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has released new video of make-safe demolition works at the scene of last week's major fire in Surry Hills, ne... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 05:57pm • May 30, 2023

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Fire and Rescue NSW makes fire ground safer ahead of planned demolition works | Surry Hills

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is preparing for the make-safe demolition of the two buildings razed by last week's fire at Surry Hills, near the Sydney CBD. The historic multi-storey factory site on Randle Street was engulfed in flames on Thursday, with more than 120 firefighters battling over several hours to control the blaze and save... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW makes fire ground safer ahead of planned demolition works at Surry Hills.
Published: 03:09pm • May 29, 2023

SURRY HILLS | Fire and Rescue NSW makes fire ground safer ahead of planned demolition works - VIDEO. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is preparing for the make-safe demolition of the two buildings razed by last week's fire at Surry Hills, near the Sy... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 03:04pm • May 29, 2023

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FRNSW Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPAS) assists engineers and demolition experts | Surry Hills

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) remote piloted aircraft (RPAS) have assisted building engineers and demolition experts to assess the damaged structure. With the structure too unsafe to enter, FRNSW Aviation Unit has used RPAS assets and technology to provide detailed imagery and video to engineers and demolition contractors. The imagery and video will assist contractors... Learn more about the FRNSW Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPAS) assists engineers and demolition experts at Surry Hills .
Published: 04:28pm • May 27, 2023

SURRY HILLS | FRNSW Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPAS) assists engineers and demolition experts. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) remote piloted aircraft (RPAS) have assisted building engineers and demolition experts to assess the damaged structure. With... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 04:23pm • May 27, 2023

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Exclusion zone remains at Surry Hills fire scene as wall movement occurs | Surry Hills

Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters remain at the Surry Hills fire scene, monitoring unstable walls with laser measuring tools and Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or drones. One external wall has moved 70mm over night reinforcing the commitment to maintain the current exclusions zones for community safety. Light smouldering from deep within the rubble... Learn more about the Exclusion zone remains at Surry Hills fire scene as wall movement occurs at Surry Hills .
Published: 08:38am • May 27, 2023

SURRY HILLS | Exclusion zone remains at Surry Hills fire scene as wall movement occurs. Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters remain at the Surry Hills fire scene, monitoring unstable walls with laser measuring tools and Remote Pil... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 08:33am • May 27, 2023

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Fire and Rescue NSW donates bushfire tankers to the Solomon Islands | NSW

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is donating four decommissioned bushfire tankers to the Solomon Islands, significantly boosting the nation’s emergency capability. The fire engines became available for donation following the allocation of $9m by the State Government towards 16 additional new bushfire water tankers, in the 2022/23 NSW budget. The funding has allowed FRNSW to increase its... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW donates bushfire tankers to the Solomon Islands at NSW.
Published: 07:18am • May 27, 2023

NSW | Fire and Rescue NSW donates bushfire tankers to the Solomon Islands - VIDEO. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is donating four decommissioned bushfire tankers to the Solomon Islands, significantly boosting the nations emergency capability.Th... View on Twitter [external link]
Published: 07:13am • May 27, 2023