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Shellharbour gets new $340,000 Firefighting Truck

28th July 2017
Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today joined Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward to hand over a new $340,000 firefighting tanker to the Shellharbour Fire Station. Mr Grant said...

Fire & Rescue NSW Officers assist with Canadian Bushfire Emergency

19th July 2017
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) this morning deployed a number of officers to assist with Canada’s ongoing crisis. A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian province of British...

Firefighters celebrate NAIDOC week with Touch Football Competition

6th July 2017
A team of 12 Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters took part in Campbelltown City Council’s NAIDOC Week Touch Football Competition at Benham Oval, Minto on Wednesday 5 July. The all-star team of...

Firies urge residents to be winter fire safe

30th June 2017
With a cold snap predicted over the next few days, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging residents to take every precaution to avoid a fire in the home. FRNSW Community Safety...

House with No Steps visit City of Sydney Fire Station

28th June 2017
A group of 17 people from the House with No Steps recently visited the City of Sydney Fire Station to take part in fire safety demonstrations. Visitors from House with No...

NSW gifts fire trucks to the Solomon Islands

26th June 2017
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has today gifted three fire trucks and equipment to the Solomon Islands to support firefighting operations in the country. FRNSW Commissioner Paul Baxter QSO officially handed...

NSW Budget supports our first responders

20th June 2017
The NSW Government will deliver $1.48 billion for emergency services in the 2017-18 Budget, including funding to enhance warning systems for communities affected by natural disasters and to continue to...

Firefighters reunite rescued dog and owner after blaze

13th June 2017
A Sydney man has been reunited with his beloved dog Whiskey, six months after firefighters rescued the pair from a dangerous unit fire in South Penrith. Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW)...

Wattle Grove firefighter honoured on Queen's Birthday

12th June 2017
A Western Sydney fire officer’s dedication to the analysis of bushfires and other emergency events has been recognised in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Inspector Kernin Lambert, who has served as...

Nyngan fire captain named in Queen's Birthday Honours

12th June 2017
A Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Captain’s long and dedicated service in responding to emergency events in the Murrurundi and Nyngan communities has been recognised in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours...