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Be a Hydrant Hero, today

5th February 2016
Throughout the month of February, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are urging residents and businesses to find the water hydrant on the footpath and street closest to their home...

2015 a deadly year for house fires

5th January 2016
There were 17 accidental fire deaths and more than 4,070 home fires in NSW in 2015 making it a deadly year for home fires. The latest Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW)...

FRNSW Seeking Corporate Partnerships

16th December 2015
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is an organisation with a long and proud history. It is amongst the most skilled and highly regarded urban firefighting forces in the world and...

New firefighting robot can take the heat

10th December 2015
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott and Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins today unveiled Australia’s first remote-controlled firefighting robot. The TAF 20 (Turbine Aided Firefighting) machine can move...

Hazard reduction at Green Point Reserve, Valentine

27th November 2015
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW), with assistance from the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS), will undertake hazard reduction operations at the western end of Green Point Reserve, Valentine, today...

South Grafton Fire Station celebrates 100 years

13th November 2015
Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, and Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins today joined firefighters and community representatives to celebrate South Grafton Fire Station’s 100th anniversary. Commissioner Mullins said...

Firies warning after fatal house fires

12th November 2015
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has called for the community to take every precaution to avoid a fire in the home, following recent fatal house fires in NSW. Three people died...

City of Sydney Fire Station opening it's doors for Sydney Open 2015

29th October 2015
Ever wondered what goes on inside the State’s busiest fire station? As part of Sydney Open 2015, City of Sydney Fire Station will be throwing open the engine bay doors...

Lane Cove National Park hazard reduction

8th October 2015
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW), NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Ku-ring-gai Council will undertake hazard reduction operations in Lane Cove National Park and Browns End Reserve, Wahroonga,...

Hazard reductions at Morisset

13th August 2015
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW), with assistance from the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS), will undertake hazard reduction operations at Morisset this week, pending favourable conditions.Today, Thursday, 13...