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OLD TOONGABBIE | #FRNSW have extinguished a unit fire on Bogalara Road. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire to the room of origin. @parracity View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:04am • Feb 19, 2024
place Old Toongabbie
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW retrieves injured driver after car rolls down embankment
Fire and Rescue NSW retrieves injured driver after car rolls down embankment | Mosman

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews today have pulled off a delicate one-hour mission to free an elderly man from his overturned car at Mosman, on Sydney's lower north shore. It's understood the vehicle mounted a footpath, crashed through a fence... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW retrieves injured driver after car rolls down embankment at Mosman.

access_time 10:29am • Feb 16, 2024
place Mosman
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MERRYLANDS | #FRNSW Crews are working to extinguish a house after it was fully engulfed by fire on Leigh St. @CumberlandSyd View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:45am • Feb 16, 2024
place Merrylands

MOSMAN | #FRNSW Firefighters have freed a trapped occupant after a car left the road way and crashed into an embankment on Coronation Avenue. @MosmanCouncil View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:35am • Feb 16, 2024
place Mosman
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mechanic saves heavily pregnant woman during car fire in Eastern Distributor
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mechanic saves heavily pregnant woman during car fire in Eastern Distributor | Darlinghurst

A Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) fleet mechanic has described how she rushed to the aid of a heavily-pregnant woman, trapped by a car fire today in Sydney’s Eastern Distributor. Belinda Jackson, a civilian with FRNSW’s fleet division, was driving her... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mechanic saves heavily pregnant woman during car fire in Eastern Distributor at Darlinghurst.

access_time 06:13pm • Feb 15, 2024
place Darlinghurst
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WOOLLOOMOOLOO | #FRNSW Firefighters are working to extinguish a car fire, south bound in the Eastern Distributor. @cityofsydney @LiveTrafficSyd View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:34pm • Feb 15, 2024
place Woolloomooloo
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Firefighters battling major blaze at Newcastle auto-electrical business | Wickham

Residents in the Newcastle suburb of Wickham are advised to keep their doors and windows closed as Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews battle a large fire in an auto-electrical business. The blaze broke out in the Foundry Street premises just... Learn more about the Firefighters battling major blaze at Newcastle auto-electrical business at Wickham.

access_time 07:58am • Feb 15, 2024
place Wickham
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WICKHAM | #FRNSW Crews remain on scene continuing firefighting operations throughout today after a factory was engulfed by fire on Foundry Street just before 4am this morning. @newcastleherald View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 07:46am • Feb 15, 2024
place Wickham
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW crews isolate potentially explosive gas cylinder at industrial site
Fire and Rescue NSW crews isolate potentially explosive gas cylinder at industrial site | Port Kembla

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) today has isolated the last of the gas cylinders which ignited at an industrial facility at Port Kembla, in the state's Illawarra. Eight cylinders of highly flammable and potentially explosive 'acetylene' caught fire at the Springhill... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW crews isolate potentially explosive gas cylinder at industrial site at Port Kembla.

access_time 04:08pm • Feb 14, 2024
place Port Kembla
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Fire and Rescue NSW celebrates 140th birthday | Sydney

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has marked its 140th birthday today with a special ceremony at one of Australia’s most historic fire stations. NSW Governor, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, today joined Emergency Services Minister, Jihad Dib MP;... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW celebrates 140th birthday at Sydney.

access_time 03:09pm • Feb 14, 2024
place Sydney
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SYDNEY | Fire and Rescue NSW celebrates 140th birthday - VIDEO. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has marked its 140th birthday today with a special ceremony at one of Australias most historic fire stations.NSW Governor, Her Excellency the Honourab... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 03:04pm • Feb 14, 2024
place Sydney
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Fire destroys cars inside south-western Sydney warehouse | Milperra

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) experts are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed four cars at Milperra, in Sydney's south-west, today. The blaze broke out inside a Woorang Street warehouse, used to store a large amount of vehicles, around... Learn more about the Fire destroys cars inside south-western Sydney warehouse at Milperra.

access_time 10:28am • Feb 14, 2024
place Milperra
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MILPERRA | Fire destroys cars inside south-western Sydney warehouse. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) experts are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed four cars at Milperra, in Sydney's south-west, today.The blaze broke out inside a Wo... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 10:24am • Feb 14, 2024
place Milperra

MILPERRA | #FRNSW Crews are working to extinguish multiple car fires within a building on Woorang Street.@ourcbcity View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:18am • Feb 14, 2024
place Milperra

BANKSTOWN | #FRNSW Crews are working to extinguish multiple car fires within a building on Woorang Street. @ourcbcity View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:12am • Feb 14, 2024
place Bankstown
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Media invited to celebrate Fire and Rescue NSW’s 140th birthday | Sydney

NSW Governor, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, and Minister for Emergency Services, the Honourable Jihad Dib MP, will join Fire and Rescue NSW Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell AFSM, and other dignitaries tomorrow at a special ceremony to mark... Learn more about the Media invited to celebrate Fire and Rescue NSW’s 140th birthday at Sydney.

access_time 03:33pm • Feb 13, 2024
place Sydney
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Worker injured in fire and explosion at Illawarra industrial site | Port Kembla

Dozens of Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are working to control a chemical fire at an industrial site at Port Kembla, in the state's Illawarra. Six cylinders containing the highly flammable gas, acetylene, caught alight at the Springhill Road facility... Learn more about the Worker injured in fire and explosion at Illawarra industrial site at Port Kembla.

access_time 02:13pm • Feb 13, 2024
place Port Kembla
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PORT KEMBLA | Worker injured in fire and explosion at Illawarra industrial site. Dozens of Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are working to control a chemical fire at an industrial site at Port Kembla, in the state's Illawarra.Six cylin... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 02:09pm • Feb 13, 2024
place Port Kembla

PORT KEMBLA | #FRNSW have commenced fire fighting operations at a large building fire on Springhill Road. All persons have been evacuated from the area. @Wollongong_City View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 11:12am • Feb 13, 2024
place Port Kembla

ORCHARD HILLS | #FRNSW are on scene at a multi vehicle crash on the M4. Firefighters are working to a neutralize and render safe a spill of hydrochloric acid that resulted from the collision. @LiveTrafficSyd @penrithcouncil View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:25am • Feb 13, 2024
place Orchard Hills
An image relating to the news item Smoke alarm saves resident from Lithium-Ion-powered vacuum cleaner fire
Smoke alarm saves resident from Lithium-Ion-powered vacuum cleaner fire | Swansea

A working smoke alarm has saved a resident from harm during a fire, sparked by a cordless vacuum cleaner battery at Lake Macquarie. The vacuum cleaner was charging inside a unit on the Old Pacific Highway, Swansea, around 1pm yesterday, when... Learn more about the Smoke alarm saves resident from Lithium-Ion-powered vacuum cleaner fire at Swansea.

access_time 04:08pm • Feb 12, 2024
place Swansea
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SWANSEA | Smoke alarm saves resident from Lithium-Ion-powered vacuum cleaner fire. A working smoke alarm has saved a resident from harm during a fire, sparked by a cordless vacuum cleaner battery at Lake Macquarie.The vacuum cleaner was chargi... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 04:04pm • Feb 12, 2024
place Swansea
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW joins forces with Nickelodeon to expand fire safety education for kids
Fire and Rescue NSW joins forces with Nickelodeon to expand fire safety education for kids | NSW

PAW Patrol™ fan favourites will bolster fire education and awareness among children in a unique partnership between Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and Paramount Australia announced today. The alliance will see the characters from the hit animated franchise, airing on Nickelodeon... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW joins forces with Nickelodeon to expand fire safety education for kids at NSW.

access_time 03:08pm • Feb 12, 2024
place NSW
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NSW | Fire and Rescue NSW joins forces with Nickelodeon to expand fire safety education for kids. PAW Patrol fan favourites will bolster fire education and awareness among children in a unique partnership between Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 03:04pm • Feb 12, 2024

KATOOMBA | #FRNSW Crews are responding to reports of a fire on Parke Street. Approximately 30 people have been evacuated from the area, View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 11:36am • Feb 12, 2024
place Katoomba
An image relating to the news item Firefighters deal with unusual Hazmat threat
Firefighters deal with unusual Hazmat threat | Kingscliff

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews on the state’s far north coast have dealt with an unusual hazardous materials (HAZMAT) emergency. Responding to Triple Zero (000) calls around 7.30 yesterday morning, firefighters rushed to South Kingscliff beach to find a 44-gallon... Learn more about the Firefighters deal with unusual Hazmat threat at Kingscliff.

access_time 08:23am • Feb 12, 2024
place Kingscliff
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KINGSCLIFF | Firefighters deal with unusual Hazmat threat. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews on the states far north coast have dealt with an unusual hazardous materials (HAZMAT) emergency.Responding to Triple Zero (000) calls around 7.30 yes... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:19am • Feb 12, 2024
place Kingscliff

BELMORE | #FRNSW Crews are responding to reports of a building fire on Platts Avenue. @ourcbcity View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 10:29am • Feb 09, 2024
place Belmore
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW crews rescue critically injured man from unit engulfed by flames
Fire and Rescue NSW crews rescue critically injured man from unit engulfed by flames | Rockdale

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters in Sydney's south have forced their way into a burning unit and dragged a critically injured man to safety. The ferocious blaze broke out just after 11am today in a bedroom on the first floor... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW crews rescue critically injured man from unit engulfed by flames at Rockdale.

access_time 02:44pm • Feb 08, 2024
place Rockdale
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ROCKDALE | Fire and Rescue NSW crews rescue critically injured man from unit engulfed by flames. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters in Sydney's south have forced their way into a burning unit and dragged a critically injured man to safety.... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 02:39pm • Feb 08, 2024
place Rockdale

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