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We responded to 129,553 incidents in 2019-20. Below are just some of the incidents we're responding to.

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

The incidents displayed below are note-worthy incidents that have been published as media alerts or tweets from 28 Mar 2021 to 3 Apr 2021. Details about incidents may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

During this week, we responded to:

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2369
Total Incidents*

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508
Community Engagements

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183
Fires

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268
Rescues

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67
Hazmat Incidents

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53
Medical Incidents

* Total incidents include AFAs and False Alarms. These incident totals may differ from official reported figures.

Rescue Incident - Minto Heights

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are in attendance at a serious rock climber which has fallen in off Duncan Street, Minto Heights Crews have located the rock climber in very difficult terrain and Ambulance NSW are assessing the patient's injuries. All agencies are working together to sort out the safest extrication technique Fire...
Read more about the Rescue Incident at Minto Heights.
12:20pm • Apr 02, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are in attendance at a serious rock climber which has fallen in off Duncan Street, Minto Heights Crews have located the rock climber in very difficult terrain and Ambulance NSW are assessing the patient's injuries. All agencies are working together to sort out the safest extrication technique Fire... Read more about the Rescue Incident at Minto Heights.
12:20pm • Apr 02, 2021

Motor Vehicle Accident - Anna Bay

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were in attendance at a serious motor vehicle on Nelsons Bay Road, Anna Bay which occurred just before 9:30 am this morning. On arrival, crews found the two-car collision with multiple people trapped. Ambulance NSW treated six people, and four of them were transported via Ambulance to...
Read more about the Motor Vehicle Accident at Anna Bay.
09:28am • Apr 02, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were in attendance at a serious motor vehicle on Nelsons Bay Road, Anna Bay which occurred just before 9:30 am this morning. On arrival, crews found the two-car collision with multiple people trapped. Ambulance NSW treated six people, and four of them were transported via Ambulance to... Read more about the Motor Vehicle Accident at Anna Bay.
09:28am • Apr 02, 2021

House Fire - Moss Vale

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters from Moss Vale, Bowral and Mittagong have extinguished a House Fire on Clarence Street, Moss Vale which broke out just after 6:30am this morning. When firefighters arrived, they were confronted with a two-storey house well alight, with intense fire activity causing the roof and some...
Read more about the House Fire at Moss Vale.
06:42am • Apr 01, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters from Moss Vale, Bowral and Mittagong have extinguished a House Fire on Clarence Street, Moss Vale which broke out just after 6:30am this morning. When firefighters arrived, they were confronted with a two-storey house well alight, with intense fire activity causing the roof and some... Read more about the House Fire at Moss Vale.
06:42am • Apr 01, 2021

House Fire Rescue - Campsie

FRNSW attended a housefire which broke out in Evaline Street, Campsie in Sydney’s south west just before 5pm today. Firefighters found smoke and flames coming from the single-level home soon after arrival at the property. Rescue tools were used to force entry to the front door and side window of the property....
Read more about the House Fire Rescue at Campsie.
04:53pm • Mar 30, 2021

FRNSW attended a housefire which broke out in Evaline Street, Campsie in Sydney’s south west just before 5pm today. Firefighters found smoke and flames coming from the single-level home soon after arrival at the property. Rescue tools were used to force entry to the front door and side window of the property.... Read more about the House Fire Rescue at Campsie.
04:53pm • Mar 30, 2021

Car Crash - Greenacre

Just after 2:30 pm today Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a two-vehicle accident on Roberts Road, Greenacre On arrival, Fire crews found one vehicle on its side with an occupant trapped inside. With fire protection in place, crews stabilized the vehicle and extricated the patient into the care of NSW...
Read more about the Car Crash at Greenacre.
02:41pm • Mar 30, 2021

Just after 2:30 pm today Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a two-vehicle accident on Roberts Road, Greenacre On arrival, Fire crews found one vehicle on its side with an occupant trapped inside. With fire protection in place, crews stabilized the vehicle and extricated the patient into the care of NSW... Read more about the Car Crash at Greenacre.
02:41pm • Mar 30, 2021

Motor Vehicle Crash - Wollongong

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have worked to release a young male from a serious motor vehicle crash this afternoon on Bank Street, Wollongong. One vehicle came to rest on top of another vehicle outside a unit block just after 1.00pm. One male was trapped as a...
Read more about the Motor Vehicle Crash at Wollongong.
01:09pm • Mar 30, 2021

More than a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have worked to release a young male from a serious motor vehicle crash this afternoon on Bank Street, Wollongong. One vehicle came to rest on top of another vehicle outside a unit block just after 1.00pm. One male was trapped as a... Read more about the Motor Vehicle Crash at Wollongong.
01:09pm • Mar 30, 2021

House fire - Forestville

Just after 10:30am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews from Forestville, Willoughby and Dee Why responded to a House Fire in Violet Avenue, Forestville. Arriving crews found smoke issuing from the bedroom in the house, and quickly gained entry to the premises. The blaze was contained to the room...
Read more about the House fire at Forestville.
10:36am • Mar 30, 2021

Just after 10:30am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews from Forestville, Willoughby and Dee Why responded to a House Fire in Violet Avenue, Forestville. Arriving crews found smoke issuing from the bedroom in the house, and quickly gained entry to the premises. The blaze was contained to the room... Read more about the House fire at Forestville.
10:36am • Mar 30, 2021

Solar Panel Fire - Auburn

Just after 9:00am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a Triple Zero (000) call to a roof alight on Graham Street, Auburn. When firefighters arrived, they found solar panel wiring arcing on the roof. Following further investigation, the isolation switch was found to be alight. Crews turned off...
Read more about the Solar Panel Fire at Auburn.
09:11am • Mar 30, 2021

Just after 9:00am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a Triple Zero (000) call to a roof alight on Graham Street, Auburn. When firefighters arrived, they found solar panel wiring arcing on the roof. Following further investigation, the isolation switch was found to be alight. Crews turned off... Read more about the Solar Panel Fire at Auburn.
09:11am • Mar 30, 2021

Horse Rescue - Kinchela

Just after 10 am, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and other emergency services were called to a property in Kinchela on the state's mid-north coast after a foal had become stuck inside a 5000L septic tank. FRNSW worked alongside the NSW SES, NSW RFS and a local vet to put slings...
Read more about the Horse Rescue at Kinchela.
10:11am • Mar 29, 2021

Just after 10 am, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and other emergency services were called to a property in Kinchela on the state's mid-north coast after a foal had become stuck inside a 5000L septic tank. FRNSW worked alongside the NSW SES, NSW RFS and a local vet to put slings... Read more about the Horse Rescue at Kinchela.
10:11am • Mar 29, 2021

Hazardous Materials Incident - Newcastle

Just after midday on Sunday 28th March 2021, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were alerted to a container that had washed up on Newcastle beach. The drum is believed to have contained Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) and, as a precautionary measure, crews closed Shortland Esplanade temporarily while hazardous materials crews could work...
Read more about the Hazardous Materials Incident at Newcastle.
12:12pm • Mar 28, 2021

Just after midday on Sunday 28th March 2021, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were alerted to a container that had washed up on Newcastle beach. The drum is believed to have contained Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) and, as a precautionary measure, crews closed Shortland Esplanade temporarily while hazardous materials crews could work... Read more about the Hazardous Materials Incident at Newcastle.
12:12pm • Mar 28, 2021

Unit Fire - Darlinghurst

Just after 8:30 am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to an automatic fire alarm on Farrell Avenue, Darlinghurst. Upon arrival, firefighters quickly discovered a fire that had broken out inside of a unit. The crew quickly evacuated two people from the unit and extinguished the blaze soon...
Read more about the Unit Fire at Darlinghurst.
08:31am • Mar 28, 2021

Just after 8:30 am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to an automatic fire alarm on Farrell Avenue, Darlinghurst. Upon arrival, firefighters quickly discovered a fire that had broken out inside of a unit. The crew quickly evacuated two people from the unit and extinguished the blaze soon... Read more about the Unit Fire at Darlinghurst.
08:31am • Mar 28, 2021

House Fire - Parkes

Just before 1am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a house fire on Kendall Street in Parkes, in the state's Central West. Arriving crews from Parkes and Forbes were confronted with a house fully involved in fire, with a neighbouring house also under threat and impinged by flames,...
Read more about the House Fire at Parkes.
04:27am • Mar 28, 2021

Just before 1am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a house fire on Kendall Street in Parkes, in the state's Central West. Arriving crews from Parkes and Forbes were confronted with a house fully involved in fire, with a neighbouring house also under threat and impinged by flames,... Read more about the House Fire at Parkes.
04:27am • Mar 28, 2021

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