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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 25 Apr 2021 to 1 May 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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2480
Total Incidents*

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638
Community Engagements

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230
Fires

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319
Rescues

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64
Hazmat Incidents

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60
Medical Incidents

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

House Fire - Walgett

Just after 11am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters from Walgett Fire Station responded to reports of a house fire on George Sands Way, Walgett. On arrival, crews found a two storey home well alight, with smoke and flames issuing from the roof and a number of gas...
Read more about the House Fire at Walgett.
11:02am • Apr 30, 2021

Just after 11am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters from Walgett Fire Station responded to reports of a house fire on George Sands Way, Walgett. On arrival, crews found a two storey home well alight, with smoke and flames issuing from the roof and a number of gas... Read more about the House Fire at Walgett.
11:02am • Apr 30, 2021

Truck crash - Lidcombe

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have rescued a truck driver who had crashed into powerlines on Nicholas Street, Lidcombe shortly before 9 am this morning. Upon arrival, crews found the truck had crashed into nearby powerlines which had fallen across the road. Crews worked quickly to rescue the driver and...
Read more about the Truck crash at Lidcombe.
08:43am • Apr 30, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have rescued a truck driver who had crashed into powerlines on Nicholas Street, Lidcombe shortly before 9 am this morning. Upon arrival, crews found the truck had crashed into nearby powerlines which had fallen across the road. Crews worked quickly to rescue the driver and... Read more about the Truck crash at Lidcombe.
08:43am • Apr 30, 2021

Car crash - Belrose

Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters have attended a car crash on Childs Circuit, in Belrose just after 1.30pm this afternoon. Upon arrival firefighters found a vehicle had crashed into the side of a house and damaged a gas meter. No persons were injured and gas company representatives attended and repaired ruptured...
Read more about the Car crash at Belrose.
01:30pm • Apr 29, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters have attended a car crash on Childs Circuit, in Belrose just after 1.30pm this afternoon. Upon arrival firefighters found a vehicle had crashed into the side of a house and damaged a gas meter. No persons were injured and gas company representatives attended and repaired ruptured... Read more about the Car crash at Belrose.
01:30pm • Apr 29, 2021

Hazard Reduction - North Turramurra

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are conducting a Hazard Reduction Burn at Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra. The burn is scheduled for 8 hours, weather permitting. Hazard reduction burns are a major priority for the state’s fire authorities to assist in the preparation for the upcoming bush fire season. Residents in...
Read more about the Hazard Reduction at North Turramurra .
09:00am • Apr 29, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are conducting a Hazard Reduction Burn at Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra. The burn is scheduled for 8 hours, weather permitting. Hazard reduction burns are a major priority for the state’s fire authorities to assist in the preparation for the upcoming bush fire season. Residents in... Read more about the Hazard Reduction at North Turramurra .
09:00am • Apr 29, 2021

House Fire - Kempsey

Firefighters from Kempsey responded to and extinguished a house fire in a duplex building, on Austral St Kempsey on the Mid North Coast of NSW this morning. The fire, which broke out shortly before 9:00am, saw flames issuing from the rear of the house. A swift response from firefighters saw the...
Read more about the House Fire at Kempsey.
08:49am • Apr 29, 2021

Firefighters from Kempsey responded to and extinguished a house fire in a duplex building, on Austral St Kempsey on the Mid North Coast of NSW this morning. The fire, which broke out shortly before 9:00am, saw flames issuing from the rear of the house. A swift response from firefighters saw the... Read more about the House Fire at Kempsey.
08:49am • Apr 29, 2021

Ladder Platform Rescue - Lindfield

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) was called to a pilates studio on the Pacific Highway, Lindfield, where a female had fallen off a pilates reformer and injured her ribs. FRNSW received the call at 12.35pm, and due to the narrowness of the stairwell and the painful nature of the injury, fire...
Read more about the Ladder Platform Rescue at Lindfield.
12:35pm • Apr 27, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) was called to a pilates studio on the Pacific Highway, Lindfield, where a female had fallen off a pilates reformer and injured her ribs. FRNSW received the call at 12.35pm, and due to the narrowness of the stairwell and the painful nature of the injury, fire... Read more about the Ladder Platform Rescue at Lindfield.
12:35pm • Apr 27, 2021

Factory Fire - Riverwood

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mobilised around 20 firefighting crews to respond to a large factory fire on Wiggs Road, Riverwood, this morning. FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls from 10:07am reporting a large plume of smoke coming from the factory. Two cherry pickers and two ladder platform trucks were among...
Read more about the Factory Fire at Riverwood.
10:07am • Apr 27, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mobilised around 20 firefighting crews to respond to a large factory fire on Wiggs Road, Riverwood, this morning. FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls from 10:07am reporting a large plume of smoke coming from the factory. Two cherry pickers and two ladder platform trucks were among... Read more about the Factory Fire at Riverwood.
10:07am • Apr 27, 2021

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