Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is a unique world heritage area and also one of the most bush fire prone areas in the World. The population across the district is 75,000 people who live in, or in the vicinity of 27 towns and villages across the Mountains. The local government area covers 143,000 hectares of land in the Greater Sydney Region. About 70 percent of the area is incorporated into the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park, with approximately 11 percent of the total land area in private ownership.

FIRE DANGER RATING FOR BLUE MOUNTAINS DISTRICT

SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2014

VERY HIGHTOTAL FIRE BAN

Severe Weather Warning for Central Tablelands for Saturday 1 November 2014

Latest news

Seasonal Outlook November 2014 to January 2015

Blue Mountains Bushfires 12 Months on 17-10-2014‏

Climate change forcing rethink on fire risk, RFS chief Shane Fitzsimmons says

Blue Mountains Fires 12 Months On - Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons‏

2013 Blue Mountains bushfires: Remembering the disaster one year on‏

Blue Mountains Snowfall‏

Counting on the legend of Ichabod for bushfire season‏

New Car Crash Rules

Latest news

The latest news from the NSW RFS Blue Mountains team

Brigades

Information and contact details on our local brigades

Weather

Local weather conditions and information

Fire information

Get information on current fires and other incidents

Plan and prepare

Prepare your home, your family and yourself for bush and grass fires

Hazard reduction

Hazard reduction is an important part of preparing for bush fires. If you see smoke, it could be from a hazard reduction. You can check the location of these activities here....

About our district

Meet our staff and find out more about the NSW RFS in your area

Photo and video gallery

See more of the work of our members in our photo and video galleries

Contact us

If you've got a question, comment, suggestion or complaint, you can contact the Blue Mountains District here....

Links

The Blue Mountains District of the NSW Rural Fire Service has provided you with a number of links to associated organisations.