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

AUBURN | #FRNSW has extinguished the fire in a metal recycling warehouse with the assistance of heavy machinery. No injuries reported, approx. 10 evacs from the site. Not being treated as suspicious, site handed back to occupants. View on X [external link]

access_time 07:07pm • Jun 16, 2024
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AUBURN | #FRNSW working to extinguish a deep seated fire in a scrap metal warehouse on Stubbs Street Auburn. We have 14 fire trucks and appox 50 firefighters responding, the large number is to safely rotate crews through the firefighting effort. View on X [external link]

access_time 05:21pm • Jun 16, 2024
place Auburn
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***VISION ALERT*** - Lucky escape from house fire prompts neighbourhood safety checks | Macquarie Fields

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have door-knocked more than 60 homes at Macquarie Fields, in Sydney’s south-west, in the wake of a devastating house fire in the neighbourhood. On 28 May, 10 people made a narrow and very lucky... Learn more about the ***VISION ALERT*** - Lucky escape from house fire prompts neighbourhood safety checks at Macquarie Fields.

access_time 04:00pm • Jun 14, 2024
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MACQUARIE FIELDS | ***VISION ALERT*** - Lucky escape from house fire prompts neighbourhood safety checks. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have door-knocked more than 60 homes at Macquarie Fields, in Sydneys south-west, in the wake of a devast... View on X [external link]

access_time 03:55pm • Jun 14, 2024
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BELFIELD | #FRNSW firefighters remain on scene after wires have come down on Bazentin Street. @ourcbcity View on X [external link]

access_time 09:47am • Jun 14, 2024
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LAKEMBA | #FRNSW firefighters have extinguished a unit fire on Fairmount Street. All occupants were accounted for. @ourcbcity View on X [external link]

access_time 02:50pm • Jun 13, 2024
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SEVEN HILLS | #FRNSW crews have set up an exclusion zone after a truck has brought down powerlines on Prime Drive. @blacktowncc View on X [external link]

access_time 11:41am • Jun 13, 2024
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CONCORD | #FRNSW firefighters have freed a trapped occupant after a car crashed through a fence on Ian Parade. @CanadaBay View on X [external link]

access_time 10:45am • Jun 13, 2024
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Firefighter suffers minor burns extinguishing hybrid car fire | Camperdown

A firefighter has been treated for minor burns to his face after a car fire this morning at Camperdown in inner Sydney. The cabin of the hybrid Volvo SUV caught on fire in Ross Street around 4.40am. A Fire and Rescue NSW... Learn more about the Firefighter suffers minor burns extinguishing hybrid car fire at Camperdown.

access_time 09:10am • Jun 13, 2024
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CAMPERDOWN | Firefighter suffers minor burns extinguishing hybrid car fire. A firefighter has been treated for minor burns to his face after a car fire this morning at Camperdown in inner Sydney.The cabin of the hybrid Volvo SUV caught on fire... View on X [external link]

access_time 09:05am • Jun 13, 2024
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DEE WHY | #FRNSW firefighters are working to remove a large tree that has fallen across Pittwater Road blocking all 3 southbound lanes. @beachescouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 01:25pm • Jun 12, 2024
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Firefighters carry out complex recovery following semi-trailer rollover | Kembla Grange

The driver of an overturned car carrier has escaped without injury at Kembla Grange, in the state’s Illawarra. Fire crews responded to the crash just before 1am today, finding the semi-trailer, with seven new cars on board, had toppled over. Six FRNSW... Learn more about the Firefighters carry out complex recovery following semi-trailer rollover at Kembla Grange.

access_time 12:05pm • Jun 12, 2024
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KEMBLA GRANGE | Firefighters carry out complex recovery following semi-trailer rollover. The driver of an overturned car carrier has escaped without injury at Kembla Grange, in the states Illawarra.Fire crews responded to the crash just befor... View on X [external link]

access_time 12:00pm • Jun 12, 2024
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MULGOA | #FRNSW crews are responding to reports of a car fire on Mulgoa Road. @penrithcouncil View on X [external link]

access_time 10:49am • Jun 12, 2024
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Firefighters rescue person from house fire | Lakemba

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have rescued a person from a house fire this morning at Lakemba, in Sydney's south-west. Neighbours contacted Triple Zero (000) when they noticed smoke billowing from the roof of the single level house in Barremma... Learn more about the Firefighters rescue person from house fire at Lakemba.

access_time 10:05am • Jun 12, 2024
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