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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...

FRNSW prepared for anything this ski season

22nd June 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is prepared for anything this winter as the NSW ski fields prepare to open to an eager public on 24 June. The FRNSW Perisher Valley Station...

FRNSW prepared for anything for the community

10th June 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW demonstrated its vast capabilities following its response to a variety of incidents across the recent long weekend. From house fires, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous material response, flooding...

FRNSW warns residents after horror week of fire

22nd May 2020
Fire and Rescue NSW is warning residents to be extra fire aware in their homes after more than 100 fires damaged homes, caused serious injury and resulted in two fatalities...

Fire and Rescue NSW open day moves online

19th May 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fire and Rescue NSW will be moving their open day online to protect both our community and our staff. The open day will now...