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Welcome to 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.

Prepared for anything.

What we're doing

  • Oct 12, 2018, 2:07 pm - RT @MoF_Sydney: A massive #blaze all but wiped out the largest department store in Inverell on 9 February 1976. #FlashbackFriday @FRNSW htt…
  • Oct 12, 2018, 1:23 pm - We visited @westmeadkids today to present an $80,000 cheque to the Burns Unit during #Radiothon2018. Donated by… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1050572586210357248 [external link]
  • Oct 12, 2018, 12:54 pm - We joined forces with @nswpolice @NSWSES @nswrfs @troygrant today to launch ‘Feed a Farmer’ to support drought-stri… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1050565447748218884 [external link]
  • Oct 12, 2018, 11:40 am - RT @westmeadkids: @FRNSW are always on the job. They support us annually and have just donated $80,000 #forsickkids at #Radiothon2018. http…
  • Oct 12, 2018, 11:40 am - RT @NSWSES: Whilst preparing your property for #bushfire season, these #preparations will also assist during #storm season (OCT-MAR). To l…
  • Oct 11, 2018, 12:00 pm - We need a team as diverse as the situations we respond to. Find out more about becoming a firefighter at our upcomi… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1050189333188227073 [external link]

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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]

Product warnings and recalls

Hazard reductions

If you see a fire unattended, call Triple Zero (000)

For a list of planned hazard reduction burns, visit:
NSW RFS: Hazard reduction advisories [external link]

For health information relating to smoke from bush fires and hazard reduction burning, visit:
NSW Health: Bushfire smoke [external link]
Asthma Australia: Bushfires and burnoffs [external link]

For current and forecasted air quality, visit:
Office of Environment and Heritage: Current and forecast air quality [external link]