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

GLENMORE PARK | #FRNSW crews are working to extinguish a garage fire on Bangaroo Avenue. @penrithcouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 02:22pm • May 21, 2024
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Firefighter honoured for extraordinary 60 years’ continuous service | Oberon

A stalwart of Oberon Fire Station, Firefighter Peter Ryan, is celebrating 60 years of continuous service with Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW). The service marked the occasion with a barbecue at the station on Monday night, with Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell,... Learn more about the Firefighter honoured for extraordinary 60 years’ continuous service at Oberon.

access_time 11:55am • May 21, 2024
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OBERON | Firefighter honoured for extraordinary 60 years continuous service. A stalwart of Oberon Fire Station, Firefighter Peter Ryan, is celebrating 60 years of continuous service with Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW). The service marked the occ... View on X [external link]

access_time 11:50am • May 21, 2024
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WARWICK FARM | #FRNSW firefighters have extinguished a fire and rescued 10 cats from a unit on Hinkler Avenue. @Lpool_Council View on X [external link]

access_time 10:58am • May 21, 2024
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**VISION ALERT** Small truck crashes into house | Bexley

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have released the driver of a small truck that crashed into a house in Bexley this morning. The accident occurred around 6.30am on the corner of Forest Road and Mimosa Street. The man is believed to... Learn more about the **VISION ALERT** Small truck crashes into house at Bexley.

access_time 10:25am • May 21, 2024
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Small truck crashes into house | Bexley

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is working to release the driver of a small truck which has crashed into a house in Bexley, in Sydney's south, this morning. Six appliances and more than 20 firefighters are on scene at the... Learn more about the Small truck crashes into house at Bexley.

access_time 08:55am • May 21, 2024
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BEXLEY | #FRNSW crews remain on scene after a truck has crashed into a shop front on Forest Road causing significant structural damage. @BaysideNSW View on X [external link]

access_time 07:44am • May 21, 2024
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Firefighters douse blaze in NSW Snowfields - Video | Charlottes Pass

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have extinguished a building fire at Charlottes Pass in the NSW snowfields. The emergency occurred around 6.30 this morning when flames took hold of a sewage treatment plant, housed in a two-level building, near Mount... Learn more about the Firefighters douse blaze in NSW Snowfields - Video at Charlottes Pass.

access_time 03:55pm • May 17, 2024
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KINGSWOOD | #FRNSW firefighters are working to extinguish a garage fire on Tent Street. @penrithcouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 02:23pm • May 17, 2024
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First responders to test their road crash rescue skills in multi-agency competition | Dubbo

Nineteen teams of first responders will put their skills to the test in a multi-agency ‘Road Crash Rescue Challenge’ in Dubbo next weekend. The State Road Crash Rescue Challenge is a two-day event that provides frontline emergency workers with the... Learn more about the First responders to test their road crash rescue skills in multi-agency competition at Dubbo.

access_time 01:45pm • May 17, 2024
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REDFERN | #FRNSW crews are responding to reports of a house fire on Cleveland Street. @cityofsydney View on X [external link]

access_time 12:38pm • May 17, 2024
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BOSSLEY PARK | #FRNSW firefighters are on scene after a car has left the road and crashed into the front of a house on Benghazi Street. View on X [external link]

access_time 01:21pm • May 16, 2024
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Fire and Rescue ‘HAZMAT’ crews complete dangerous substance exercise on bulk tanker | Port Botany

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) hazardous materials (HAZMAT) experts and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority have successfully conducted a specialist training exercise on board a bulk container ship at Port Botany in Sydney. The firefighters, from FRNSW’s HAZMAT-qualified station at Alexandria,... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue ‘HAZMAT’ crews complete dangerous substance exercise on bulk tanker at Port Botany.

access_time 09:16am • May 15, 2024
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BANKSTOWN | #FRNSW firefighters have set up an exclusion zone after a truck has brought down powerlines on Canterbury Road. @ourcbcity View on X [external link]

access_time 10:57am • May 14, 2024
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New Bushfire Tanker for North-west Slopes | Narrabri

Fire protection in the state’s North-west Slopes has been bolstered with the arrival of a new Bushfire Tanker. Valued at $450,000, the Category One tanker is the latest of 34 new appliances funded by the NSW Government after the devastating 2019/20... Learn more about the New Bushfire Tanker for North-west Slopes at Narrabri.

access_time 09:31am • May 14, 2024
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