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An image relating to the news item ***VISION ALERT*** - Lucky escape from house fire prompts neighbourhood safety checks
***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
place Macquarie Fields
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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
place Camperdown
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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
place Kembla Grange
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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
place Lakemba
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**VISION ALERT** Wrecking yard inferno | Revesby

More than 80 Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are slowly starting to get the upper hand of a large structural fire at Revesby in Sydney’s south-west. Crews have managed to stop the fire from spreading to adjoining properties in... Learn more about the **VISION ALERT** Wrecking yard inferno at Revesby.

access_time 04:51pm • Jun 11, 2024
place Revesby
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UPDATED WITH PICTURES - Firefighters working to contain wrecking yard inferno | Revesby

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are working to contain a large structural fire at Revesby, in Sydney’s south-west. Shortly after 2:10pm today, FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls about a fire at a car wrecking yard in Fitzpatrick... Learn more about the UPDATED WITH PICTURES - Firefighters working to contain wrecking yard inferno at Revesby.

access_time 03:51pm • Jun 11, 2024
place Revesby
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New versatile fire truck to protect the state’s Riverina | Leeton

A new multi-purpose fire truck, valued at $660,000, has arrived at Leeton’s Fire and Rescue station to protect the Riverina. The local FRNSW crew has spent the past few days training on the Mercedes Atego Class 1 tanker, familiarising itself with... Learn more about the New versatile fire truck to protect the state’s Riverina at Leeton.

access_time 12:57pm • Jun 11, 2024
place Leeton
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Firefighting veterans recognised in King’s Birthday honours | NSW

Three veterans of Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have been recognised in this year’s King’s Birthday honours for their commitment to the fire service and community safety. The Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) was established in 1988 to recognise the distinguished... Learn more about the Firefighting veterans recognised in King’s Birthday honours at NSW.

access_time 06:46am • Jun 10, 2024
place NSW
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An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW engages food delivery industry, warning of e-bike dangers
Fire and Rescue NSW engages food delivery industry, warning of e-bike dangers | Sydney

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and SafeWork NSW have successfully engaged the nation’s leading food delivery companies and their top e-bike provider, warning riders about the dangers of Lithium-Ion batteries, following a number of devastating fires. For several months, FRNSW and... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW engages food delivery industry, warning of e-bike dangers at Sydney.

access_time 10:21am • Jun 07, 2024
place Sydney
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MEDIA ALERT - Fire and Rescue NSW to address food delivery riders about e-bike battery dangers | Sydney

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell, will address Sydney food delivery riders tomorrow about the dangers of Lithium-ion e-bike batteries. The advice follows FRNSW’s recent positive engagement with leading food delivery companies, UberEats and DoorDash, and leading e-bike provider,... Learn more about the MEDIA ALERT - Fire and Rescue NSW to address food delivery riders about e-bike battery dangers at Sydney.

access_time 03:07pm • Jun 06, 2024
place Sydney
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Firefighters enter burning home, rescue unconscious man | Orange

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have rescued a man from a burning home in Orange, in the state’s central tablelands. FRNSW crews from Orange and Bathurst responded to the fire shortly before 3.00am after reports that flames could be... Learn more about the Firefighters enter burning home, rescue unconscious man at Orange.

access_time 02:53pm • Jun 06, 2024
place Orange
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VISION ALERT - Man rescued from building site after fall | Epping

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has assisted specialist NSW Police Rescue and NSW Ambulance in rescuing a man who had fallen from a ladder at a construction site in Epping this morning. Just before 9.00am, emergency services were called to the... Learn more about the VISION ALERT - Man rescued from building site after fall at Epping .

access_time 02:42pm • Jun 06, 2024
place Epping
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[] Firefighters prevent fierce house fire from spreading to neighbouring homes | Narromine

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have tackled a house fire at Narromine, about forty kilometres west of Dubbo, preventing the blaze from spreading to neighbouring homes. FRNSW crews from Narromine and Trangie responded to the blaze on Moss Avenue... Learn more about the [] Firefighters prevent fierce house fire from spreading to neighbouring homes at Narromine.

access_time 11:17am • Jun 05, 2024
place Narromine
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New Bushfire Tanker for the Blue Mountains | Blackheath

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has boosted its fleet of fire engines in the Blue Mountains with the arrival of a new bushfire tanker at Blackheath. The Class 1 tanker is valued at $450,000 and is the latest of 34 new... Learn more about the New Bushfire Tanker for the Blue Mountains at Blackheath.

access_time 12:32pm • Jun 04, 2024
place Blackheath
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Fire and Rescue NSW hands collapse site over to NSW Police for investigation phase | Whalan

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has ended its search and rescue operation after the discovery of a body today at the site of the Whalan townhouse collapse. Much of the scene was cleared of debris after a pain-staking weekend operation involving... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW hands collapse site over to NSW Police for investigation phase at Whalan.

access_time 03:17pm • Jun 03, 2024
place Whalan
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Search operation ongoing at scene of townhouse collapse – | Whalan

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), Police and Ambulance rescue teams are continuing pain-staking efforts to clear debris from the scene of yesterday’s explosion and townhouse collapse at Whalan in Sydney’s west. The first responders are trying to determine whether anyone remains... Learn more about the Search operation ongoing at scene of townhouse collapse – at Whalan.

access_time 01:59pm • Jun 02, 2024
place Whalan
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An image relating to the news item Firefighters search rubble of Whalan collapse as one person reported missing
Firefighters search rubble of Whalan collapse as one person reported missing | Whalan

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have begun clearing rubble at the scene of an explosion and building collapse today at Whalan, in Sydney’s west. The blast, in Waikanda Crescent, rocked the neighbourhood, just before 1pm today, levelling most of a... Learn more about the Firefighters search rubble of Whalan collapse as one person reported missing at Whalan.

access_time 07:10pm • Jun 01, 2024
place Whalan
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An image relating to the news item Dog rescued as firefighters begin searching ruins of explosion and townhouse collapse
Dog rescued as firefighters begin searching ruins of explosion and townhouse collapse | Whalan

The gas supply has been cut at the scene of an explosion and townhouse collapse at Whalan in Sydney’s west, allowing Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) teams to enter and search the rubble. The blast occurred just before 1pm today, levelling... Learn more about the Dog rescued as firefighters begin searching ruins of explosion and townhouse collapse at Whalan.

access_time 04:34pm • Jun 01, 2024
place Whalan
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Townhouse collapses after explosion | Whalan

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have rushed to the scene of an explosion and building collapse this afternoon at Whalan, in Sydney’s west. The blast occurred in Waikanda Crescent, just before 1pm today. FRNSW firefighters and other first responders have rescued... Learn more about the Townhouse collapses after explosion at Whalan.

access_time 02:49pm • Jun 01, 2024
place Whalan
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Today is Smoke Alarm Action Day. Are you protecting your loved ones? | NSW

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews across New South Wales today are actively promoting Smoke Alarm Action Day, encouraging communities to ensure they are adequately protected in their homes. The reminder comes on the first day of winter and the start... Learn more about the Today is Smoke Alarm Action Day. Are you protecting your loved ones? at NSW.

access_time 09:29am • Jun 01, 2024
place NSW
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Fire contained but operations continue at animal feed manufacturing facility | Bomaderry

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is continuing to combat a fire at an animal feed manufacturing facility in Bomaderry on the state’s South Coast. FRNSW firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm at the facility in Bolong Road just before... Learn more about the Fire contained but operations continue at animal feed manufacturing facility at Bomaderry .

access_time 04:19pm • May 31, 2024
place Bomaderry
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An image relating to the news item Fire truck adorned in striking Indigenous artwork during Reconciliation Week – Redfern
Fire truck adorned in striking Indigenous artwork during Reconciliation Week – Redfern | Redfern

A Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) truck has been decorated with distinctive Indigenous artwork to commemorate Reconciliation Week. The design is a joint collaboration by first nations FRNSW firefighters, Muliyan Waters, Shawn Orcher, and Brodee Mate, who worked together at Redfern... Learn more about the Fire truck adorned in striking Indigenous artwork during Reconciliation Week – Redfern at Redfern.

access_time 07:59am • May 31, 2024
place Redfern
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Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW drone crew locates missing man in bushland – | Pitt Town

A Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crew, specially trained in drone use, has located a person missing in bushland near Pitt Town, on Sydney’s north-western outskirts. NSW Police had a concern for the welfare of the man seen entering bushland yesterday... Learn more about the Specialist Fire and Rescue NSW drone crew locates missing man in bushland – at Pitt Town.

access_time 04:14pm • May 30, 2024
place Pitt Town
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| Corrimal

Media outlets are invited to attend the local launch of Smoke Alarm Action Day, an initiative designed to combat complacency around fire safety in the home. The Action Day, on Saturday 1 June, will kick off Fire and Rescue NSW’s 2024... Learn more about the at Corrimal.

access_time 05:04pm • May 29, 2024
place Corrimal
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Households warned against smoke alarm complacency this winter | NSW

Firefighters, NRL stars and other top athletes are urging households across the state to make sure they have working smoke alarms fitted in their homes, as Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) launches its annual Winter Fire Safety Campaign.  New figures reveal that last... Learn more about the Households warned against smoke alarm complacency this winter at NSW.

access_time 12:39pm • May 29, 2024
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MEDIA ALERT - Fire and Rescue NSW to launch Smoke Alarm Action Day | Alexandria

Emergency Services Minister, Jihad Dib, will join FRNSW Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell, and RFS Assistant Commissioner, Stuart Midgley, at a media conference today to launch Smoke Alarm Action Day, aimed at combatting public complacency this winter. In winter 2022, of the 959... Learn more about the MEDIA ALERT - Fire and Rescue NSW to launch Smoke Alarm Action Day at Alexandria.

access_time 03:08pm • May 28, 2024
place Alexandria
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An image relating to the news item Businesses and traffic impacted as a result of ongoing silo fire operation
Businesses and traffic impacted as a result of ongoing silo fire operation | Bomaderry

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) continue to combat a silo fire at a food manufacturing facility in Bomaderry, on the state’s south coast. FRNSW firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm activation at the facility in Bolong Road just before... Learn more about the Businesses and traffic impacted as a result of ongoing silo fire operation at Bomaderry.

access_time 02:49pm • May 28, 2024
place Bomaderry
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Recently installed smoke alarms save family of 10 during house fire | Macquarie Fields

Recently-installed smoke alarms have saved the lives of a family of 10 during an overnight house fire at Macquarie Fields in Sydney’s south-west. Three Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) trucks and 12 firefighters initially responded to the blaze in the two-level... Learn more about the Recently installed smoke alarms save family of 10 during house fire at Macquarie Fields.

access_time 10:39am • May 28, 2024
place Macquarie Fields
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An image relating to the news item Firefighters tackle marathon silo fire at food manufacturing facility
Firefighters tackle marathon silo fire at food manufacturing facility | Bomaderry

Fifteen people have been evacuated during a silo fire at a food manufacturing facility in Bomaderry, on the state’s south coast.  Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm activation in Bolong Road, just before 9.30 this... Learn more about the Firefighters tackle marathon silo fire at food manufacturing facility at Bomaderry.

access_time 06:09pm • May 27, 2024
place Bomaderry
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Man treated for smoke inhalation after e-bike fire | Revesby

A man, suffering from smoke inhalation, has been admitted to hospital after an e-bike fire in a unit block at Revesby, in Sydney's south-west, overnight. The blaze broke out in a garage beneath a two-level block of apartments in Doyle Road,... Learn more about the Man treated for smoke inhalation after e-bike fire at Revesby.

access_time 09:29am • May 27, 2024
place Revesby
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