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We responded to 129,553 incidents in 2019-20. Below are just some of the incidents we're responding to.

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The incidents displayed below are note-worthy incidents that have been published as media alerts or tweets from the last 7 days. Details about incidents may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

House Fire - Terrigal

More than 20 firefighters have brought a large house fire under control in Miller Road, Terrigal today. FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls at around 11:30am, with responding firefighters finding the two-storey premises well alight on arrival. The intense blaze smoke-logged surrounding streets and neighbouring residents were evacuated as a...
Read more about the House Fire at Terrigal.
11:33am • May 17, 2021

More than 20 firefighters have brought a large house fire under control in Miller Road, Terrigal today. FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls at around 11:30am, with responding firefighters finding the two-storey premises well alight on arrival. The intense blaze smoke-logged surrounding streets and neighbouring residents were evacuated as a... Read more about the House Fire at Terrigal.
11:33am • May 17, 2021

Rescue Incident - Mosman

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews working together with NSW Police and NSW Ambulance rescued an elderly female walker who had broken her ankle on a walking track at Bradleys Head, Mosman yesterday. FRNSW rescuers were called to the scene at 12.30pm and with Police and Ambulance crews located the patient...
Read more about the Rescue Incident at Mosman.
12:30pm • May 16, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews working together with NSW Police and NSW Ambulance rescued an elderly female walker who had broken her ankle on a walking track at Bradleys Head, Mosman yesterday. FRNSW rescuers were called to the scene at 12.30pm and with Police and Ambulance crews located the patient... Read more about the Rescue Incident at Mosman.
12:30pm • May 16, 2021

FRNSW Open Day - NSW

Come behind the scenes of Australia's busiest fire and rescue service at our Open Day on Saturday, 15 May 2021. From fires, chemical spills, car crashes, natural disasters and humanitarian relief across the state, the country and even overseas - our firefighters are prepared for anything! For a full list of confirmed open stations,...
Read more about the FRNSW Open Day at NSW.
10:00am • May 15, 2021

Come behind the scenes of Australia's busiest fire and rescue service at our Open Day on Saturday, 15 May 2021. From fires, chemical spills, car crashes, natural disasters and humanitarian relief across the state, the country and even overseas - our firefighters are prepared for anything! For a full list of confirmed open stations,... Read more about the FRNSW Open Day at NSW.
10:00am • May 15, 2021

Animal Rescue - Shadforth

In a large multi-agency operation, Fire and Rescue NSW, alongside NSW Rural Fire Service have safely removed two calves who became stuck in a well on a property located on Mitchell Highway, Shadforth, near Orange in Central West NSW. Upon arrival on the property, FRNSW found two nine-month-old calves, weighing approximately...
Read more about the Animal Rescue at Shadforth.
09:14am • May 14, 2021

In a large multi-agency operation, Fire and Rescue NSW, alongside NSW Rural Fire Service have safely removed two calves who became stuck in a well on a property located on Mitchell Highway, Shadforth, near Orange in Central West NSW. Upon arrival on the property, FRNSW found two nine-month-old calves, weighing approximately... Read more about the Animal Rescue at Shadforth.
09:14am • May 14, 2021

House Fire - Broken Hill

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have managed to extinguish a large house fire that broke out on Williams St, Broken Hill just after 5am. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a vacant house fully involved in fire, with parts of the roof collapsing. Firefighters worked for...
Read more about the House Fire at Broken Hill.
05:01am • May 14, 2021

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have managed to extinguish a large house fire that broke out on Williams St, Broken Hill just after 5am. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a vacant house fully involved in fire, with parts of the roof collapsing. Firefighters worked for... Read more about the House Fire at Broken Hill.
05:01am • May 14, 2021

Building Fire - Maroubra

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are currently on scene at a school on Donovan Avenue, Maroubra where a fire has broken out just after 2.30pm. Firefighters arrived to find smoke issuing from the building and upon further investigation have located a fire inside the duct of...
Read more about the Building Fire at Maroubra .
02:37pm • May 13, 2021

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are currently on scene at a school on Donovan Avenue, Maroubra where a fire has broken out just after 2.30pm. Firefighters arrived to find smoke issuing from the building and upon further investigation have located a fire inside the duct of... Read more about the Building Fire at Maroubra .
02:37pm • May 13, 2021

Caravan Fire - Bobs Farm

A dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have managed to extinguish a large fire that broke out inside a caravan on Fenninghams Island Road, Bobs Farm near Port Stephens just after 2am this morning. Upon arrival, FRNSW firefighters found a caravan well alight and worked for over an hour...
Read more about the Caravan Fire at Bobs Farm.
02:17am • May 12, 2021

A dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have managed to extinguish a large fire that broke out inside a caravan on Fenninghams Island Road, Bobs Farm near Port Stephens just after 2am this morning. Upon arrival, FRNSW firefighters found a caravan well alight and worked for over an hour... Read more about the Caravan Fire at Bobs Farm.
02:17am • May 12, 2021

House Fire - Griffith

Firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have extinguished a large fire that broke out at a home on Mallinson Street, Griffith just after 1pm today. Following numerous Triple Zero (000) calls from the community, firefighters arrived to find flames and smoke billowing from the roof of the home. Crews worked for...
Read more about the House Fire at Griffith.
01:11pm • May 11, 2021

Firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have extinguished a large fire that broke out at a home on Mallinson Street, Griffith just after 1pm today. Following numerous Triple Zero (000) calls from the community, firefighters arrived to find flames and smoke billowing from the roof of the home. Crews worked for... Read more about the House Fire at Griffith.
01:11pm • May 11, 2021

Rescue Incident - Westleigh

Specialist rescue crews from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have safely rescued a man who was injured while working at height on Quarter Sessions Road, Westleigh just after 9am this morning. Upon arrival, crews found a semi-conscious man who is believed to have suffered a medical episode whilst working approximately...
Read more about the Rescue Incident at Westleigh.
09:05am • May 11, 2021

Specialist rescue crews from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have safely rescued a man who was injured while working at height on Quarter Sessions Road, Westleigh just after 9am this morning. Upon arrival, crews found a semi-conscious man who is believed to have suffered a medical episode whilst working approximately... Read more about the Rescue Incident at Westleigh.
09:05am • May 11, 2021

House Fire - Cobar

Overnight shortly after 11pm Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) attended a house fire on Bathurst St, Cobar. Upon arrival FRNSW found a single level house with a working fire and quickly got to work to extinguish the fire. FRNSW contained the fire to the room of origin, with minimal fire spread...
Read more about the House Fire at Cobar.
11:00pm • May 10, 2021

Overnight shortly after 11pm Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) attended a house fire on Bathurst St, Cobar. Upon arrival FRNSW found a single level house with a working fire and quickly got to work to extinguish the fire. FRNSW contained the fire to the room of origin, with minimal fire spread... Read more about the House Fire at Cobar.
11:00pm • May 10, 2021

House Fire - Louth Park

More than 20 firefighters from both Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and the NSW Rural Fire Service are currently on scene at a house fire in Reflection Drive, Louth Park which broke out just after 9am this morning. On arrival, firefighters found smoke and flames coming through the roof of...
Read more about the House Fire at Louth Park.
09:07am • May 10, 2021

More than 20 firefighters from both Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and the NSW Rural Fire Service are currently on scene at a house fire in Reflection Drive, Louth Park which broke out just after 9am this morning. On arrival, firefighters found smoke and flames coming through the roof of... Read more about the House Fire at Louth Park.
09:07am • May 10, 2021

House Fire - Hay

More than a dozen firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are currently on scene at fire that broke out at a home on Sidonia Road, Hay just after 8am this morning. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a home fully involved in fire, with initial investigations suggesting the blaze...
Read more about the House Fire at Hay.
08:00am • May 10, 2021

More than a dozen firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are currently on scene at fire that broke out at a home on Sidonia Road, Hay just after 8am this morning. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a home fully involved in fire, with initial investigations suggesting the blaze... Read more about the House Fire at Hay.
08:00am • May 10, 2021

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