Welcome to Fire and Rescue NSW
FRNSW is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and is the busiest in Australia. Our overriding purpose is to enhance community safety, quality of life, and confidence by minimising the impact of hazards and emergency incidents on the people, property, environment and economy of NSW.
Prepared for anything.
What you need to know about...
If you do your bit to minimise the risks in your home, we can all stay safer together. Get Ready for Summer here.
Want to become an On-call (Retained) Firefighter? Learn more about joining the team that’s prepared for anything.
Bushfire Danger Ratings give you an indication of the consequences of a fire. On days of increased fire danger, there may be a Total Fire Ban. View Fire Danger Ratings and Total Fire Bans here. [external link]
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In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)
Bushfire Information: Call the NSW Rural Fire Service: 1800 679 737
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au [external link]
Floods and Storms: Call the SES: 132 500
www.ses.nsw.gov.au [external link]
Hazard reductions and smoke
If you see a fire unattended, call Triple Zero (000)
For a list of planned hazard reduction burns, visit:
NSW RFS: Hazard reduction advisories [external link]
For current and forecasted air quality, visit:
Office of Environment and Heritage: Current and forecast air quality [external link]