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An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue ‘HAZMAT’ crews complete dangerous substance exercise on bulk tanker
Fire and Rescue ‘HAZMAT’ crews complete dangerous substance exercise on bulk tanker | Port Botany

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) hazardous materials (HAZMAT) experts and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority have successfully conducted a specialist training exercise on board a bulk container ship at Port Botany in Sydney. The firefighters, from FRNSW’s HAZMAT-qualified station at Alexandria,... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue ‘HAZMAT’ crews complete dangerous substance exercise on bulk tanker at Port Botany.

access_time 09:16am • May 15, 2024
place Port Botany
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BANKSTOWN | #FRNSW firefighters have set up an exclusion zone after a truck has brought down powerlines on Canterbury Road. @ourcbcity View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 10:57am • May 14, 2024
place Bankstown
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New Bushfire Tanker for North-west Slopes | Narrabri

Fire protection in the state’s North-west Slopes has been bolstered with the arrival of a new Bushfire Tanker. Valued at $450,000, the Category One tanker is the latest of 34 new appliances funded by the NSW Government after the devastating 2019/20... Learn more about the New Bushfire Tanker for North-west Slopes at Narrabri.

access_time 09:31am • May 14, 2024
place Narrabri
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An image relating to the news item FRNSW CFU’S CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW UNIFORM AS PART OF NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
FRNSW CFU’S CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW UNIFORM AS PART OF NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK | Penrith

In the lead up to National Volunteer Week (20-26 May), and to celebrate 30 years of its Community Fire Units (CFU) program, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has unveiled a new uniform for its dedicated members. The new uniform is in... Learn more about the FRNSW CFU’S CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW UNIFORM AS PART OF NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK at Penrith.

access_time 09:25am • May 14, 2024
place Penrith
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Latest Bushfire Tanker headed to Southern Tablelands | Goulburn

A new, state-of-the-art Bushfire Tanker has arrived in Goulburn to protect the communities of the state’s Southern Tablelands. Valued at $450,000, the Category One tanker is the latest of 34 new appliances funded by the NSW Government after the devastating 2019/20... Learn more about the Latest Bushfire Tanker headed to Southern Tablelands at Goulburn.

access_time 09:16am • May 14, 2024
place Goulburn
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[] Firefighters rescue dog, trapped down embankment | Wilton

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have detailed their rescue of a pet dog after it fell down an embankment near Wilton, in Sydney’s south-west. When they arrived at Maldon Bridge Road at roughly 5pm last Friday (10 May), firefighters... Learn more about the [] Firefighters rescue dog, trapped down embankment at Wilton.

access_time 05:00pm • May 13, 2024
place Wilton
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An image relating to the news item Family thanks Dee Why firefighters for saving business from Brookvale inferno
Family thanks Dee Why firefighters for saving business from Brookvale inferno | Dee Why

The owners of a motorcycle dealer and repair shop have paid a visit to firefighters who saved their business from a devastating blaze in Brookvale, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Around 9:30pm on 8 May, more than 60 firefighters responded to... Learn more about the Family thanks Dee Why firefighters for saving business from Brookvale inferno at Dee Why.

access_time 04:40pm • May 13, 2024
place Dee Why
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Solar panel fire at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre | Homebush

More than 2,500 people have been safely evacuated from Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre in Homebush following a solar panel fire this afternoon. Six appliances and 24 Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters responded to the incident in Shane Gould Avenue... Learn more about the Solar panel fire at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre at Homebush.

access_time 02:45pm • May 13, 2024
place Homebush
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WEST WOLLONGONG | #FRSWN crews are working to extinguish a unit fire on Crown Street. @Wollongong_City View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 02:17pm • May 13, 2024

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK | #FRNSW crews are responding to reports of a building fire after multiple calls have been received by "000" with black smoke issuing from the roof of a building on Olympic Boulevard. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:31pm • May 13, 2024

STRATHFIELD | #FRNSW firefighters remain on scene after a car has crashed into a truck rupturing the trucks diesel tank on Cosgrove Road. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 11:51am • May 13, 2024
place Strathfield
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FRNSW OPEN DAY AT PENRITH DRAWS THE CROWDS | Penrith

The wet weather did not deter the crowds from attending Fire and Rescue NSW’s Open Day at the Museum of Fire in Penrith today. Hit animated preschool property, PAW Patrol, from Nickelodeon and Spin Master Entertainment, entertained the kids and helped... Learn more about the FRNSW OPEN DAY AT PENRITH DRAWS THE CROWDS at Penrith.

access_time 06:36am • May 11, 2024
place Penrith
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Working smoke alarm saves woman's life during fierce house fire | Hamilton

A working smoke alarm has saved a woman's life during a fierce house fire this morning at Hamilton in Newcastle. Fifteen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) units from across Newcastle, including an aerial platform and Rescue and HAZMAT trucks, responded to... Learn more about the Working smoke alarm saves woman's life during fierce house fire at Hamilton.

access_time 01:35pm • May 10, 2024
place Hamilton
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MARSFIELD | #FRNSW firefighters are working to extinguish a unit fire on Busaco Road.All occupants have been evacuated. @CityofRyde View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:18pm • May 10, 2024
place Marsfield

BLAIR ATHOL | #FRNSW crews remain on scene after a car has crashed into a house on Mary Brown Place causing significant structural damage. @campbelltownnsw View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 12:51pm • May 10, 2024
place Blair Athol
An image relating to the news item Firefighters enter burning home to rescue dog, seeking refuge under chair
Firefighters enter burning home to rescue dog, seeking refuge under chair | Minnamurra

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have entered a burning home at Minnamurra, on the state’s south coast, and rescued a pet dog, sheltering under a chair. FRNSW crews from Kiama, Shellharbour and Albion Park responded to the house fire on... Learn more about the Firefighters enter burning home to rescue dog, seeking refuge under chair at Minnamurra.

access_time 08:45pm • May 09, 2024
place Minnamurra
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New multi-purpose fire engine to protect the Northern Rivers | Grafton

Firefighters at Grafton have received a new multi-purpose Tanker to handle emergencies in the state’s Northern Rivers. Valued at $660,000, the Mercedes Atego Class 1 Tanker is a “jack of all trades” fire engine. It features a ‘pump and roll’ capability... Learn more about the New multi-purpose fire engine to protect the Northern Rivers at Grafton.

access_time 02:40pm • May 09, 2024
place Grafton
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An image relating to the news item Fire and Rescue NSW deploys drone to assess structural stability after explosion at alleged clandestine drug lab  - confirming video link
Fire and Rescue NSW deploys drone to assess structural stability after explosion at alleged clandestine drug lab - confirming video link | Chester Hill

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have used a high-tech Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), or drone, to assess the stability of an alleged clandestine drug lab, rocked by an explosion at Chester Hill, in Sydney’s south-west. The explosion in the... Learn more about the Fire and Rescue NSW deploys drone to assess structural stability after explosion at alleged clandestine drug lab - confirming video link at Chester Hill.

access_time 01:01pm • May 09, 2024
place Chester Hill
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An image relating to the news item Dry cleaners destroyed in overnight blaze
Dry cleaners destroyed in overnight blaze | Brookvale

Investigations are underway to the cause of a fire which has destroyed a dry cleaning business on Sydney's Northern Beaches. More than 60 Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters and 16 appliances, as well as a Mobile Command Centre and specialist... Learn more about the Dry cleaners destroyed in overnight blaze at Brookvale.

access_time 10:25am • May 09, 2024
place Brookvale
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ST MARYS | #FRNSW crews are working to extinguish a large fire in a row of garages on Saddington Street. @penrithcouncil View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 04:29pm • May 08, 2024
place St Marys

LANE COVE | #FRNSW firefighters remain on scene providing fire protection after a gas main on Wood Street ruptured. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 10:35am • May 08, 2024
place Lane Cove

WETHERILL PARK | #FRNSW firefighters are on scene at a building fire on Victoria Street. 60 people have self evacuated. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 03:01pm • May 07, 2024
place Wetherill Park
An image relating to the news item New multi-purpose fire engine to protect Gundagai
New multi-purpose fire engine to protect Gundagai | Gundagai

The Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crew at Gundagai, in the state’s Riverina, has welcomed a new multi-purpose tanker. The Mercedes Atego Class 1 tanker, valued at $660,000, has been delivered to the town’s fire station and the crew has spent... Learn more about the New multi-purpose fire engine to protect Gundagai at Gundagai.

access_time 02:20pm • May 07, 2024
place Gundagai
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REDFERN | #FRNSW are responding multiple trucks to a unit fire on Elizabeth Street. @cityofsydney View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:41pm • May 07, 2024
place Redfern

MERRYLANDS | #FRNSW crews have commenced firefighting operations after reports of a granny flat alight on Meakin Street. View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 01:24pm • May 07, 2024
place Merrylands
An image relating to the news item Purtill Group recognised for supporting FRNSW - adding photograph (Mr Purtill with Minister Dib and Commissioner Fewtrell)
Purtill Group recognised for supporting FRNSW - adding photograph (Mr Purtill with Minister Dib and Commissioner Fewtrell) | Deniliquin

A local business in Deniliquin has been formally recognised for supporting Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) for more than 30 years. Purtill Group was presented with a Primary Employer Recognition Award by FRNSW Commissioner, Jeremy Fewtrell, as part of its St... Learn more about the Purtill Group recognised for supporting FRNSW - adding photograph (Mr Purtill with Minister Dib and Commissioner Fewtrell) at Deniliquin.

access_time 01:35pm • May 06, 2024
place Deniliquin
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EASTERN CREEK | #FRNSW crews are working to free a trapped occupant after their car has crashed and flipped onto it's roof on The Great Western Highway. @blacktowncc View on Twitter [external link]

access_time 10:55am • May 06, 2024
place Eastern Creek
An image relating to the news item Firefighters help rescue family trapped in home smashed by falling tree
Firefighters help rescue family trapped in home smashed by falling tree | Avalon Beach

Firefighters have helped rescue a family of four, trapped in a house crushed by a large tree during last night's rain storm at Avalon Beach, on Sydney's northern beaches. A 35-year-old man was putting an 11-month-old toddler to bed just after... Learn more about the Firefighters help rescue family trapped in home smashed by falling tree at Avalon Beach.

access_time 09:40am • May 06, 2024
place Avalon Beach
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An image relating to the news item Firefighters honoured for heroic actions on St Florian's Day
Firefighters honoured for heroic actions on St Florian's Day | Sydney

An off-duty firefighter who saved a semi-conscious girl from a house fire in the Blue Mountains is among almost 100 people formally recognised by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) as part of a special St Florian’s Day event at City... Learn more about the Firefighters honoured for heroic actions on St Florian's Day at Sydney.

access_time 03:51pm • May 04, 2024
place Sydney
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An image relating to the news item Firies issue challenge for local Sydney swimming trophy
Firies issue challenge for local Sydney swimming trophy | Bondi

Fire and water normally don’t mix but tonight will see a team of firefighters go ‘head-to-head’ with the famous Bondi Icebergs club in a swimming challenge to honour a local ‘legend.’ Edward ‘Ted’ Mulhall, a stalwart of the Icebergs swimming club,... Learn more about the Firies issue challenge for local Sydney swimming trophy at Bondi.

access_time 01:55pm • May 03, 2024
place Bondi
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