Welcome to the NSW Rural Fire Service

NSW RFS Open Day

Find out how to protect your family and home

Saturday 13 September

Fire Permits

Before you light that fire - permits now required in parts of NSW

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Fires Near Me

Stay up to date

Check for current incidents

10/50 Rule

New vegetation clearing laws are now in effect

Check your home

Increased Fines

New and increased fines are now in force

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Latest News

NSW RFS Open Day

NSW RFS Open Day is on Saturday 13 September 2014.

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NSW RFS firefighters to Canada …

14 emergency services personnel from NSW are being deployed to British Columb …

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10/50 vegetation clearing

New laws are now in place which help people prepare their homes for bush fire …

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Join the team

There's a role for nearly everyone in the NSW RFS - everything from frontline firefighter to communications, catering to aviation support.

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