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Firefighters work around the clock rescuing hundreds on the coast of New South Wales

21st March 2021
Hundreds of firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have worked around the clock to rescue and assist residents caught up in the treacherous conditions battering the coast of NSW this weekend,...

Three Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters receive Australia Day honours

26th January 2021
Three Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have been awarded an Australian Fire Service Medal (ASFM) in today’s Australia Day Honours List. Fire and Rescue NSW Commissioner Paul Baxter said the...

FRNSW Memorial Service

2nd November 2020
Over the past eight months, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we recognise that Fire and Rescue NSW may not have been able to remember and celebrate the lives of those...

NSW welcomes 264 new recruits

30th October 2020
264 new firefighters today graduated from the Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Emergency Services Academy at Orchard Hills. The state’s newest firefighters include a former professional rally car co-driver, a martial...

Fire and Rescue NSW warns of heater fires during cold snap

6th August 2020
Ahead of the cold weather this weekend, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are urging the community to ensure they keep themselves and their families safe at home. FRNSW have attended several house...

FRNSW sees rise in solar panel-related fires

5th August 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW are warning residents with solar panels to remain observant and take steps to protect their homes after a series of solar panel fires over the last week. Solar...

FRNSW to roll out new and improved firefighting uniforms

24th July 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters will receive new and improved personal protective clothing as part of a rollout of new uniforms across the state. Today dozens of firefighters from the Sydney...

FRNSW urge people to call Triple Zero (000) in emergencies

15th July 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging people to always call triple zero (000) when reporting a fire or other emergency so that firefighters can adequately respond and potentially save...

FRNSW prepared for forecast heavy rain and flooding

13th July 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is prepared for anything to assist the community with heavy rain with the potential to cause flooding forecast for NSW this week. FRNSW has mobilised two...

Sutherland community to benefit from new vehicle

6th July 2020
Fire protection and emergency response in the Sutherland community will be enhanced with the handover of a new $760,000 pumper to Sutherland Fire Station today. The new appliance has a pump...