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CHERRYBROOK | #FRNSW Rescue working with @NSWAmbulance to release a person who is trapped in a vehicle on its side on Patricia Street and Purchase Rd. @nswpolice @HornsbyCouncil View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:18am • Mar 16, 2023
place Cherrybrook

SMITHFIELD | specialist hazmat firefighters from #FRNSW at an industrial warehouse on Woodpark Rd investigating a chemical gas release. One worker transported, local evacuations from warehouse only. More to follow @NSWAmbulance @CumberlandSyd View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:09am • Mar 16, 2023
place Smithfield
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW farewells 50-year firefighting veteran
Fire and Rescue NSW farewells 50-year firefighting veteran | Tamworth

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) veteran Robert Eckersley AFSM has hung up his firefighting helmet for the last time, 50 years to the day since he first started the job. Born and raised in Tamworth, in the state’s north-west, Rob’s passion... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW farewells 50-year firefighting veteran at Tamworth.

access_time 06:33am • Mar 16, 2023
place Tamworth
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BLACKTOWN | Final Update | #FRNSW firefighters have siphoned out diesel from the trucks ruptured fuel tank into hazmat recovery bins. Large quantity of diesel has been absorbed, contractor and @blacktowncc in attendance @BlacktownNews View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 11:25am • Mar 15, 2023
place Blacktown
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regional championships
Firefighters put to the test this weekend during regional championships | Swansea

Some of the state’s elite Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters will be ‘put under the pump’ this weekend when they compete in the first round of the 2023 Firefighting Championships at Swansea in the Lake Macquarie area. Eleven fire stations... Learn more about the Firefighters put to the test this weekend during regional championships at Swansea.

access_time 10:03am • Mar 15, 2023
place Swansea
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BLACKTOWN | Update 1 | #FRNSW hazardous spill of approx 200L diesel, firefighters have blocked drains, now working to absorb the contaminant. Spill is in Cobb Lane which is at the rear of shops @blacktowncc @BlacktownNews View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:16am • Mar 15, 2023
place Blacktown

BLACMKTOWN | #FRNSW containing a hazardous spill of diesel on Cobb Lane which is at the rear of shops. Leak caused by a trucks ruptured fuel tank containing approx 200 litres...@blacktowncc @BlacktownNews View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 08:50am • Mar 15, 2023

Lilli Pilli | #FRNSW working to contained a fire in a two level home on Winnunga Rd. Firefighters using thermal image camera to check for fire extension into the roof void @SuthShireCncl View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:49pm • Mar 14, 2023
place Lilli Pilli

COFFS HARBOUR | Update 1 | #FRNSW has ext the fire in a 2 level town house on West High Street (address changed). No persons found inside, firefighters now clearing the unit of toxic smoke before investigating where and how the fire started. @coffs_advocate @2HC_Coffs_Coast View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:01pm • Mar 14, 2023
place Coffs Harbour
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Large Warehouse Fire | Homebush

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is investigating the cause of a large fire which destroyed a warehouse and forced the evacuation of homes in Sydney's inner west overnight. Forty firefighters and 10 fire trucks responded to the blaze in an electrical... Learn more about the Large Warehouse Fire at Homebush .

access_time 11:13am • Mar 14, 2023
place Homebush
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COFFS HARBOUR | #FRNSW working to contain a fire in a unit on Coramba Road with 14 firefighters on four fire trucks. @nswpolice and @NSWAmbulance also responding. @cityofcoffs @coffs_advocate @2HC_Coffs_Coast View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 11:05am • Mar 14, 2023
place Coffs Harbour

HOMEBUSH WEST| #FRNSW firefighters have extinguished a fire in three industrial units on Parramatta Road. Fire trucks still on scene mopping up, fire is being investigated as normal procedure. Parramatta Road was closed... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 04:13am • Mar 14, 2023

NEWCASTLE | Update 2 #FRNSW - fire extinguished on level two of a 10 level serviced apartment block. NO injuries, 45 persons evacuated, FFs cleared building of toxic smoke, occupants permitted back in to units.. @abcnewsNewcstle @newcastleherald @nswpolice @CityNewcastle View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 06:26pm • Mar 13, 2023
place Newcastle

NEWCASTLE | Update 1 - #FRNSW have contained the fire, building smoke logged, firefighters now using fans to clear the toxic smoke, two people evacuated. @abcnewsNewcstle @NewcastleCC View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 05:26pm • Mar 13, 2023
place Newcastle

NEWCASTLE | #FRNSW has seven fire trucks and approx 20 firefighters battling a blaze in a unit on Hunter St @NewcastleCC @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 05:14pm • Mar 13, 2023
place Newcastle
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW assist the clean-up operation after severe flooding in Cootamundra
Fire and Rescue NSW assist the clean-up operation after severe flooding in Cootamundra | Cootamundra

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has joined forces with the State Emergency Service to assist the people of Cootamundra after the town suffered significant flash flooding overnight. Firefighters and SES crews began clean-up operations at 4:30am after more than 100mm of... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW assist the clean-up operation after severe flooding in Cootamundra at Cootamundra.

access_time 03:08pm • Mar 13, 2023
place Cootamundra
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RT @NSWRFS: ADVICE: Church St Fire, Londonderry (Penrith LGA)#NSWRFS firefighters have conducted a backburn along Church St, Smeeton Rd & Tadmore Rd. Crews will remain for some time mopping up and blacking out. Stay up to date on Hazards Near Me app or View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 09:54pm • Mar 11, 2023

RT @NSWRFS: WATCH AND ACT: Church St Fire, Londonderry (Penrith LGA)Prepare Now - Church Rd, Smeeton Rd and Tadmore Rd#NSWRFS firefighters are working to contain a bush fire burning in an easterly direction in vicinity of Smeeton Rd. Residents should prepare now. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 07:31pm • Mar 11, 2023

PANANIA | #FRNSW assisting with the safe disembarking of approx 400 passengers from the train that stopped just before the station. No evacs could occur until it was confirmed power from the damaged overhead wires was switch off... @powerkills @TransportforNSW View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 05:00pm • Mar 10, 2023
place Panania

RT @NSWRFS: Watch and Act: Jerrara Rd Fire, Marulan (Goulburn Mulwaree LGA)Firefighters are responding to a fast moving grass fire burning on the western side of Jerrara Rd, near Oak Valley Rd, 20kms east of Goulburn. More information through the Hazards Near Me and the #NSWRFS website View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 04:12pm • Mar 10, 2023

RT @NSWRFS: Watch and Act: Alpha Rd Fire, Tambaroora (Mid-Western LGA)Fire activity in the south western corner of the fire is picking up, residents between Hill End Rd and Posey Hill Rd, in the vicinity of Tambaroora should prepare now. #NSWRFS View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 03:47pm • Mar 10, 2023

RT @NSWRFS: Alpha Rd Fire, Tambaroora (Mid-Western LGA)A community meeting will be held tomorrow, Saturday 11 March, to provide local residents with information on the Alpha Rd fire. The meeting will be held at 11:00am in the Hargraves Rural Fire Station. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 03:46pm • Mar 10, 2023
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Central Coast Firefighters honoured for dedicated and brave service | Wyong

Dozens of the Central Coast’s finest firefighters have been honoured in a medal ceremony, recognising their years of service and bravery, especially during the state’s Black Summer Bushfire emergency. Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Paul Baxter, Deputy Commissioner – Field... Learn more about the Central Coast Firefighters honoured for dedicated and brave service at Wyong.

access_time 01:33pm • Mar 10, 2023
place Wyong
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KENSINGTON | #FRNSW a working smoke alarm has alerted neighbours to a fire in a unit on Boronia St, they called 000 providing for the rapid reaponse of firefighters who have contained the fire to one unit. 3 evacs from complex, no injuries View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:41pm • Mar 10, 2023
place Kensington
An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW assists Australian recovery efforts in cyclone-hit Vanuatu
Fire and Rescue NSW assists Australian recovery efforts in cyclone-hit Vanuatu | Vanuatu

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is contributing to a major Australian Government humanitarian mission in support of the Government of Vanuatu’s response to Tropical Cyclones Judy and Kevin. The intense storm systems made landfall on the Pacific island nation within 48... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW assists Australian recovery efforts in cyclone-hit Vanuatu at Vanuatu.

access_time 03:08pm • Mar 09, 2023
place Vanuatu
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An image relating to the news item Fire investigators examine scene of grocery store blaze - UPDATED
Fire investigators examine scene of grocery store blaze - UPDATED | CABRAMATTA

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have stopped a shop fire spreading to adjoining businesses at Cabramatta, in Sydney's south-west. Ten fire trucks and around 35 firefighters rushed to a two-storey row of shops and residences just before 3am today... Learn more about the Fire investigators examine scene of grocery store blaze - UPDATED at CABRAMATTA .

access_time 09:18am • Mar 09, 2023
place CABRAMATTA
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RT @NSWRFS: Watch and Act: Black Creek Rd, Blackville (Liverpool Plains LGA)Firefighters are on scene at a fast moving grass fire burning 45km south west of Quirindi. The fire is burning in an easterly direction near Blackville. Crews and aircraft are working to contain the fire. #NSWRFS View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 04:56pm • Mar 08, 2023

OLD JUNEE | #FRNSW hazmat crews working at a crash on a railway crossing between a freight train and a truck on a level crossing @ Canola Way and Foxs Lane. Four locomotives and approx ten carriages derailed, truck destroyed. Only minor injuries fortunately... View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:12pm • Mar 08, 2023

RT @NSWRFS: Emergency Warning: Alpha Rd Fire, Tambaroora. The fire continues to spread quickly towards Doughertys Junction Rd and Sallys Flat Rd. #NSWRFS firefighters working on the fire have encountered intense fire activity. This footage from yesterday shows the conditions they face. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:04pm • Mar 08, 2023

RT @NSWRFS: EMERGENCY WARNINGAlpha Rd Fire, Tambaroora (Mid-Western LGA) The fire is impacting Sallys Flat Rd and Doughertys Junction Rd. If you are in this area, you are in danger. Seek shelter as the fire approaches. It is too late to leave. #NSWRFS View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:40pm • Mar 08, 2023

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