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Current Fires and Incidents

Map of current Fires and Incidents

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List of current Fires and Incidents

The NSW Rural Fire Service responds to a range of incidents across the State. This table provides an indication of current fires and incidents being attended by NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers. The information provided below, in the list of current fires and incidents, also includes Hazard Reductions. Information on planned Hazard Reductions is available on our Hazard Reduction Burns page.

Disclaimer: This information is extracted from the NSW Rural Fire Service Incident Database. It is not 'real time' information, but is provided as a general indication of current activity.

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Incident Name Alert Level Location Council Area Status Type Last Updated
Lochinvar St, Bellbird Heights Advice Lochinvar St, Bellbird Heights, NSW 2325 Cessnock out of control Forest fire 16/04 : 12:43PMIncident Name: Lochinvar St, Bellbird Heights
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Lochinvar St, Bellbird Heights, NSW 2325
Council Area: Cessnock
Status: out of control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Fire and Rescue NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 12:43PM
Warialda Cnr Long & East Streets Advice Long Street X East Street Warialda Gwydir under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 05:00PMIncident Name: Warialda Cnr Long & East Streets
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Long Street X East Street Warialda
Council Area: Gwydir
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 1
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 05:00PM
Crangan Bay-West Coal Fire Advice 500 metres west of Pacific Hwy at Crangan Bay. Same location as previous Incident - No 13113083624. LakeMacquarie under control Scrub fire 15/04 : 10:30AMIncident Name: Crangan Bay-West Coal Fire
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 500 metres west of Pacific Hwy at Crangan Bay. Same location as previous Incident - No 13113083624.
Council Area: LakeMacquarie
Status: under control
Type: Scrub fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 15/04 : 10:30AM
Bago Plantation Windrow Burn SE Laurel Hill Advice 5 km south-east Laurel Hill Tumut under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 04:20PMIncident Name: Bago Plantation Windrow Burn SE Laurel Hill
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 5 km south-east Laurel Hill
Council Area: Tumut
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 250
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 04:20PM
Bondo State Forest Windrow Burn Advice 8 km east of Bondo Forest HQ Tumut under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 04:00PMIncident Name: Bondo State Forest Windrow Burn
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 8 km east of Bondo Forest HQ
Council Area: Tumut
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 100
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 04:00PM
Cotways Plantation Windrow Burn 4km Nth Adjunbilly Advice 4 km north of Adjungbilly Tumut under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 04:00PMIncident Name: Cotways Plantation Windrow Burn 4km Nth Adjunbilly
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 4 km north of Adjungbilly
Council Area: Tumut
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 50
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 04:00PM
Murraguldrie Plantation Windrow Burn Humula-8 mile Advice 8 km west of Humula WaggaWagga under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 04:00PMIncident Name: Murraguldrie Plantation Windrow Burn Humula-8 mile
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 8 km west of Humula
Council Area: WaggaWagga
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 100
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 04:00PM
Murraguldrie Plantation Windrow Burn Wagga-TumbaRd Advice 11 km north-west of Carabost WaggaWagga under control Hazard Reduction 16/04 : 04:00PMIncident Name: Murraguldrie Plantation Windrow Burn Wagga-TumbaRd
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 11 km north-west of Carabost
Council Area: WaggaWagga
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 50
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 16/04 : 04:00PM


Key to Terms Used

Incident Name
Each incident is given a name by the incident controller to assist in the management of multiple incidents. The name does not always reflect the exact location of an incident but rather serves as a point of reference for Incident Management Teams.
 
Type
Grass Grass fire
Bush Bush fire
Scrub Scrub fire
Hazard Reduction Planned controlled burns to reduce bush fire hazards
Structure A fire involving a residential, commercial or industrial building
Hazmat The NSW RFS provides operational support to the Fire & Rescue NSW for hazardous materials incidents
MVA/Transport Motor vehicle accident
Aircraft Incident involving aircraft
Train Incident involving railway rolling stock
 
Status
Out of Control Indicates any fire that is spreading on one or more flanks. Effective control strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter
Being Controlled Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter
Under Control The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely

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The information contained on this map and in this chart is available as an Geospatial RSS feed.  For more information on how to use RSS feeds and the range of feeds available, please visit our RSS Feed page.

RSS Feed http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/feeds/majorIncidents.xml

While care is taken to ensure accuracy, the NSW Rural Fire Service cannot guarantee that information contained in RSS feeds is correct and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

Although every care is taken to ensure that all information in the NSW Rural Fire Service web site is accurate and up to date, NSW Rural Fire Service cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions.  Incident spatial location (burnt area and fire origin) update times may differ from the update time of incident details.  The location of mapped incidents may be placed in the centre of the Local Government Area (LGA) until accurate spatial information is available. These incidents are titled Incident Name (Unmapped Incident).  The geographic coordinate system for the feed is World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84).  Incident information is updated every 30 minutes.

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