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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 30 May 2021 to 5 Jun 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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2335
Total Incidents*

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842
Community Engagements

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233
Fires

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302
Rescues

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57
Hazmat Incidents

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52
Medical Incidents

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

Multiple Buildings Destroyed by Fire - Morpeth

Overnight, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to multiple Tripple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire on Morpeth Rd, Morpeth. FRNSW arrived to find three buildings well alight, with large amounts of smoke and flame visible. Crews got to work extinguishing the blaze. Approximately 50 firefighters worked to extinguish the fire...
Read more about the Multiple Buildings Destroyed by Fire at Morpeth.
10:20pm • Jun 04, 2021

Overnight, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to multiple Tripple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire on Morpeth Rd, Morpeth. FRNSW arrived to find three buildings well alight, with large amounts of smoke and flame visible. Crews got to work extinguishing the blaze. Approximately 50 firefighters worked to extinguish the fire... Read more about the Multiple Buildings Destroyed by Fire at Morpeth.
10:20pm • Jun 04, 2021

Person Rescued from Serious Car Crash - Eastern Creek

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to reports of a car crash on Wonderland Dr in Eastern Creek, shortly after 5:00 pm yesterday. Upon arrival, FRNSW found a car had crashed into the rear of a semi-trailer truck, with the occupant of the car trapped. Rescue firefighters worked to stabilise the...
Read more about the Person Rescued from Serious Car Crash at Eastern Creek.
05:17pm • Jun 04, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to reports of a car crash on Wonderland Dr in Eastern Creek, shortly after 5:00 pm yesterday. Upon arrival, FRNSW found a car had crashed into the rear of a semi-trailer truck, with the occupant of the car trapped. Rescue firefighters worked to stabilise the... Read more about the Person Rescued from Serious Car Crash at Eastern Creek.
05:17pm • Jun 04, 2021

House Fire - Gunnedah

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) extinguished a fire in a house on Lawson Avenue, Gunnedah, this afternoon. Firefighters arrived to find the house alight with smoke and flames issuing from the roof cavity. Firefighters quickly got to work, extinguishing the fire a short time later. FRNSW remained on scene to conduct...
Read more about the House Fire at Gunnedah.
01:15pm • Jun 04, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) extinguished a fire in a house on Lawson Avenue, Gunnedah, this afternoon. Firefighters arrived to find the house alight with smoke and flames issuing from the roof cavity. Firefighters quickly got to work, extinguishing the fire a short time later. FRNSW remained on scene to conduct... Read more about the House Fire at Gunnedah.
01:15pm • Jun 04, 2021

Car Crash - Asquith

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to reports of a car crash on the M1 Pacific Motorway near Asquith just after 4:00pm. The crash occurred in the south bound lanes between a truck and a car, with the car colliding with the rock face on the side of the motorway and...
Read more about the Car Crash at Asquith.
04:04pm • Jun 03, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to reports of a car crash on the M1 Pacific Motorway near Asquith just after 4:00pm. The crash occurred in the south bound lanes between a truck and a car, with the car colliding with the rock face on the side of the motorway and... Read more about the Car Crash at Asquith.
04:04pm • Jun 03, 2021

Gas Leak - Lane Cove North

Just before 3:00 pm this afternoon Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were responded to reports of a leaking gas cylinder on Elizabeth Pde, Lane Cove North. Firefighters arrived to find a 9kg gas cylinder leaking under pressure from under a parked car after falling from a passing vehicle. The gas cylinder was...
Read more about the Gas Leak at Lane Cove North.
02:54pm • Jun 03, 2021

Just before 3:00 pm this afternoon Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were responded to reports of a leaking gas cylinder on Elizabeth Pde, Lane Cove North. Firefighters arrived to find a 9kg gas cylinder leaking under pressure from under a parked car after falling from a passing vehicle. The gas cylinder was... Read more about the Gas Leak at Lane Cove North.
02:54pm • Jun 03, 2021

Hazmat Incident - West Gosford

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a hazardous materials spill at a concrete plant on Apollo Close, West Gosford this morning. FRNSW crews arrived to find a truck leaking fly ash due to a faulty valve. Attending crews worked with on site staff to close the valve and safely disperse the...
Read more about the Hazmat Incident at West Gosford.
08:57am • Jun 03, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a hazardous materials spill at a concrete plant on Apollo Close, West Gosford this morning. FRNSW crews arrived to find a truck leaking fly ash due to a faulty valve. Attending crews worked with on site staff to close the valve and safely disperse the... Read more about the Hazmat Incident at West Gosford.
08:57am • Jun 03, 2021

House Fire - Minto

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has brought a house fire under control on Minto Rd, Minto, this morning. FRNSW arrived to find large amounts of smoke and flames issuing from the two level home and quickly got to work battling the blaze. Attending firefighters brought the fire under control in less than...
Read more about the House Fire at Minto.
08:11am • Jun 03, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has brought a house fire under control on Minto Rd, Minto, this morning. FRNSW arrived to find large amounts of smoke and flames issuing from the two level home and quickly got to work battling the blaze. Attending firefighters brought the fire under control in less than... Read more about the House Fire at Minto.
08:11am • Jun 03, 2021

House Fire - Moruya

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) received numerous Triple Zero (000) calls to a house fire on Thomas St, Moruya, just after 1:00pm. Upon arrival, firefighters found a house with smoke and flames coming through the front of the house. The blaze was contained to the room of origin and quickly extinguished, The...
Read more about the House Fire at Moruya.
01:03pm • Jun 02, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) received numerous Triple Zero (000) calls to a house fire on Thomas St, Moruya, just after 1:00pm. Upon arrival, firefighters found a house with smoke and flames coming through the front of the house. The blaze was contained to the room of origin and quickly extinguished, The... Read more about the House Fire at Moruya.
01:03pm • Jun 02, 2021

Worksite Rescue - Strathfield

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) assisted in the removal of an injured person and the stabilisation of an excavation site following an incident at a worksite on Broughton Road, Strathfield this morning. FRNSW arrived to find a construction worker injured from falling debris at the bottom of a five metre deep...
Read more about the Worksite Rescue at Strathfield.
08:47am • Jun 02, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) assisted in the removal of an injured person and the stabilisation of an excavation site following an incident at a worksite on Broughton Road, Strathfield this morning. FRNSW arrived to find a construction worker injured from falling debris at the bottom of a five metre deep... Read more about the Worksite Rescue at Strathfield.
08:47am • Jun 02, 2021

Truck Crash - Wyong

Multiple Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to a motor vehicle crash between a B-double semi trailer and another truck on the M1 Pacific Highway at Wyong at 4:00am . The truck was on its side and a B-double semi trailer was well alight when firefighters arrived on scene. They...
Read more about the Truck Crash at Wyong.
03:47am • Jun 01, 2021

Multiple Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to a motor vehicle crash between a B-double semi trailer and another truck on the M1 Pacific Highway at Wyong at 4:00am . The truck was on its side and a B-double semi trailer was well alight when firefighters arrived on scene. They... Read more about the Truck Crash at Wyong.
03:47am • Jun 01, 2021

Breakwall Rescue - Newcastle

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) negotiated rough sea conditions to rescue a person stuck on rocks at the breakwall at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle this afternoon. The person was trapped on the rocks with back pain, while large waves were crashing against the breakwall. FRNSW crews from Newcastle and Lambton fire...
Read more about the Breakwall Rescue at Newcastle.
02:35pm • May 31, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) negotiated rough sea conditions to rescue a person stuck on rocks at the breakwall at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle this afternoon. The person was trapped on the rocks with back pain, while large waves were crashing against the breakwall. FRNSW crews from Newcastle and Lambton fire... Read more about the Breakwall Rescue at Newcastle.
02:35pm • May 31, 2021

Window Cleaner Rescue - Dawes Point

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews safely retrieved a stranded window cleaner who was stuck in a scissor lift outside a building in Hickson Road, Dawes Point this afternoon. The cleaner was stuck three levels up after the scissor lift had become unstable and fallen against the building. A responding FRNSW crew...
Read more about the Window Cleaner Rescue at Dawes Point.
12:39pm • May 31, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews safely retrieved a stranded window cleaner who was stuck in a scissor lift outside a building in Hickson Road, Dawes Point this afternoon. The cleaner was stuck three levels up after the scissor lift had become unstable and fallen against the building. A responding FRNSW crew... Read more about the Window Cleaner Rescue at Dawes Point.
12:39pm • May 31, 2021

Truck Crash - Warriewood

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded a truck that crashed into a power pole just after 11:00am. One male was released from the truck and transported to hospital by helicopter. Roads and Maritime (RMS), Ausgrid and Police were in attendance ...
Read more about the Truck Crash at Warriewood.
11:07am • May 31, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded a truck that crashed into a power pole just after 11:00am. One male was released from the truck and transported to hospital by helicopter. Roads and Maritime (RMS), Ausgrid and Police were in attendance ... Read more about the Truck Crash at Warriewood.
11:07am • May 31, 2021

Horse Rescue - Bobs Farm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) rescued a horse stuck in a water drain at Bobs Farm yesterday. It took rescuers over two hours to remove the horse from the drain with specialised rescue slings and some serious elbow grease to ensure the horse was...
Read more about the Horse Rescue at Bobs Farm.
10:34am • May 30, 2021

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) rescued a horse stuck in a water drain at Bobs Farm yesterday. It took rescuers over two hours to remove the horse from the drain with specialised rescue slings and some serious elbow grease to ensure the horse was... Read more about the Horse Rescue at Bobs Farm.
10:34am • May 30, 2021

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