Fire and Rescue NSW


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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...

Current campaigns

Summer fire safety. Click here to learn more.
Summer fire safety

If you do your bit to minimise the risks in your home, we can all stay safer together. Get Ready for Summer here.

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On-call recruitment

Want to become an On-call (Retained) Firefighter? Learn more about joining the team that’s prepared for anything.

Fire bans

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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Quick links

Fire permits Bushfire and emergency information Become an on-call Firefighter NOW!

Emergency contacts

In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)

Bushfire Information: Call the NSW Rural Fire Service: 1800 679 737 [external link]

Floods and Storms: Call the SES: 132 500 [external link]

Product warnings and recalls

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 health information relating to smoke from bush fires and hazard reduction burning, visit:
NSW Health [external link]
Asthma Australia [external link]

For current and forecasted air quality, visit:
Office of Environment and Heritage: Current and forecast air quality [external link]