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We responded to 125,583 incidents in 2021-22. The incidents displayed below are note-worthy incidents that have been published as media releases or tweets. Details about incidents may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.
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Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is adding to its training arsenal by expanding the rollout of technology simulating real-life emergencies and testing how senior firefighters respond to them. The new ‘virtual reality’ (VR) software, being installed at a fire station... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW embraces new technology to bolster training for firefighting leaders at NSW.
LIVERPOOL } #FRNSW have contained a fire in a home on Speed St. One male escorted out of home by firefighters and is now being assessed by @NSWAmbulance. @nswpolice in attendance. @Lpool_Council View on Twitter [external link]
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are battling a ruptured gas line that's caught alight at Bilgola, on Sydney's northern beaches. A road crew was carrying out works on Plateau Road around 9.45am when the line was ruptured and the... Learn more about the Fire crews battle burning gas line at Bilgola.
CATHERINE FIELD | #FRNSW assisting @NSWRFS at a fire involving a forklift and building type materials on Deepfields Rd. One person suffering burns @NSWAmbulance @CamdenCouncil View on Twitter [external link]
A man's been forced to jump to escape a fire on the top level of a two-storey unit complex at Taree, on the state's mid-north coast. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to numerous Triple Zero (000) calls to a... Learn more about the Man jumps from burning unit complex at Taree .
BILGOLA | #FRNSW gas main and machinery fire on Plateau Road. Firefighters protecting the adjoining properties from the heat of the fire, can not extinguish fire until gas main has been turned off @nswpolice @LiveTrafficSyd @beachescouncil @Northshoretimes View on Twitter [external link]
RT @NSWRFS: With an increased risk of grass fires continuing across large parts of the state, the Bush Fire Danger Period is being extended in 44 local government areas across NSW. Fire Permits and notifications will still be required in these areas. More at #NSWRFS View on Twitter [external link]
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters today have rescued a man from his burning unit at Balmain, in Sydney's inner west. A neighbour called Triple Zero (000) after noticing smoke pouring from the second level of a three-storey complex on Nicholson... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters save man from burning unit at Balmain.
MUSWELLBROOK | #FRNSW are working to extinguish a house that is totally involved in fire on Wollombi Rd.. @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance also on scene.. initial reports indicate house is unoccupied View on Twitter [external link]
TAREE | #FRNSW firefighters have taken 3 hours to extinguish a fire in a block of units on Ronald Rd. One person jumped from a second level to escape the blaze and has suffered an arm injury and has been transported by @NSWAmbulance @nswpolice View on Twitter [external link]
BALMAIN | #FRNSW firefighters have rescued a man from a unit fire on Nicholson St Balmain just afte 3:30. FFs provided initial emergency care until the arrival of @NSWAmbulance who have transported the rescued male. Fire is extinguished and being investigated. View on Twitter [external link]
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has determined a faulty electrical appliance caused a fire in a mobile phone repair shop at Maroubra, in Sydney's east. The blaze broke out inside the business, on the ground level of an eight-storey building on... Learn more about the (REISSUE - UPDATED LINK) Fire and Rescue NSW experts identify cause of mobile phone repair shop fire at Maroubra.
MAROUBRA | Update 1 | #FRNSW has contained the fire in the shop under the residential apartment block on Anzac Pde. Approx 100 evacs, firefighters checking for fire spread, no injuries at the moment @LiveTrafficSyd View on Twitter [external link]
MAROUBRA | #FRNSW shop on fire under a multi level residential building, approx 50 persons evacuated six fire trucks working the fire. @2GB873 @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance @LiveTrafficSyd View on Twitter [external link]
BINNA BURRA | Update 1 #FRNSW firefighters assisting @NSWAmbulance paramedics to free a driver from a truck that has crashed over an embankment on Binna Burra Rd. @nswpolice View on Twitter [external link]
BINNA BURRA | #FRNSW rescue unit from Brunswick Heads responding to a person trapped crash on Binna Burra Rd. FRNSW Bangalow and @NSWRFS also turning out with @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance @LiveTrafficNSW View on Twitter [external link]
BINNA BURRA | #FRNSW rescue unit from Brunswick Heads responding to reports of a person trapped crash on Binna Burra Rd. FRNSW Bangalow and @rfsalso dispatched. @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance View on Twitter [external link]
CARLINGFORD | #FRNSW rescue trucks on scene at Alexandra Pl where a car has crashed through the garage and finished in the rear yard. @NSWAmbulance currently treating driver, firefighters assessing and will make scene safe. @parracity @Parramatta_News View on Twitter [external link]
CAMBEWARRA | @ShoalhavenCC | #FRNSW firefighters have worked with other emergency services to free a person who was trapped in a vehicle after a crash on Moss Vale Rd. @NSWAmbulance @NSWRFS @nswpolice @LiveTrafficNSW View on Twitter [external link]
MASCOT | #FRNSW containing a hazardous diesel spill King St xs Botany Rd xs Turnbridge St @BaysideNSW @LiveTrafficSyd @nswpolice #protectingtheenvironment View on Twitter [external link]
BERESFIELD | #FRNSW working with other emergency services on the M1 southbound at a serious crash, southbound lanes closed and being diverted into Lenghans Drive. @answ @LiveTrafficNSW Firefighters stabilising vehicle on its side @2GB873 View on Twitter [external link]
The annual Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) 400in4 Charity Ride starts today, with riders departing from the Snowy Mountains and looking to cover over 400km throughout the week to raise money for the Burns Unit at the Children’s Hospital at... Learn more about the Firefighters ride to raise money for burns victims at Jindabyne.
GLENBROOK | Update 1 | Truck fire on Great Western Highway. #FRNSW have contained fire, east bound lanes blocked at the moment..@LiveTrafficSyd @nswpolice View on Twitter [external link]
GLENBROOK | #FRNSW working to extinguish a fire in a truck on the Great Western Hwy. Hwy is blocked at the moment.,,@LiveTrafficSyd @nswpolice View on Twitter [external link]
POKOLBIN | #FRNSW assisting @NSWRFS with approx 8 fire trucks at a large buliding fire on Mcdonalds Road. RFS also have numerous on scene. @nswpolice and @NSWAmbulance also responded. View on Twitter [external link]
MERRYLANDS | #FRNSW have investigated reports of a gas leak in Service NSW in Stockland Mall, people were evacuated but have since been allowed to return. No gas detected. @NSWAmbulance assessing two people as a precaution only at this stage. @nswpolice also attending View on Twitter [external link]
SILVERWATER |Building fire Update #FRNSW working with @NSW_EPA to capture firefighting water run off on Duck Creek using FRNSW boat. Duck Crk feeds into the Parramatta R. #protecttheenviromment View on Twitter [external link]
SILVERWATER | #FRNSW fire in an industrial unit on Holker St continues to smoulder. Hazmat crews have blocked drains to minimise firefighting water runoff entering adjoining Duck Creek.. @NSW_EPA and @nswpolice in scene View on Twitter [external link]
SYDNEY | Update #FRNSW gas leak has been stopped on Pitt Street. Firefighters checked the area for flammable gas, all clear, road to reopen.. @LiveTrafficSyd @cityofsydney View on Twitter [external link]
SYDNEY | #FRNSW dispersing a gas leak on Pitt Street which is closed between Market and Park St. Water main also leaking, Gas and Water Co in attendance, Firefighters dispersing hazardous flammable gas. @LiveTrafficNSW @cityofsydney View on Twitter [external link]
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