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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
NPWS HR Hercules LMZ Advice Horseshoe Road and Hercules Trails junction in New England National Park Bellingen under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 05:20PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Hercules LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Horseshoe Road and Hercules Trails junction in New England National Park
Council Area: Bellingen
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 1,050
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 05:20PM
NPWS HR DPA Moses Rock SFAZ Advice Nimboy Binderay National Park Moses Rock Road ClarenceValley under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 12:00PMIncident Name: NPWS HR DPA Moses Rock SFAZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Nimboy Binderay National Park Moses Rock Road
Council Area: ClarenceValley
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 400
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 12:00PM
Gardners Lookout HR burn Advice Burn is located within control lines at Gardners Lookout at the intersection of Olympic Way and Main southern rail line Frampton. Cootamundra under control Forest fire 23/04 : 04:30PMIncident Name: Gardners Lookout HR burn
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Burn is located within control lines at Gardners Lookout at the intersection of Olympic Way and Main southern rail line Frampton.
Council Area: Cootamundra
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 30
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 04:30PM
Hume Hwy, Goulburn Advice Hume Hwy, Goulburn, NSW 2580 GoulburnMulwaree under control Grass fire 23/04 : 07:02PMIncident Name: Hume Hwy, Goulburn
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Hume Hwy, Goulburn, NSW 2580
Council Area: GoulburnMulwaree
Status: under control
Type: Grass fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Fire and Rescue NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 07:02PM
NPWS HR Comara LMZ Advice Comara Fire Trail and Nulla Nulla Creek in New England National Park Kempsey under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 05:20PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Comara LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Comara Fire Trail and Nulla Nulla Creek in New England National Park
Council Area: Kempsey
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 1,250
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 05:20PM
Spooners Ave, Greenhill Advice Spooners Ave, Greenhill, NSW 2440 Kempsey being controlled Forest fire 23/04 : 02:00PMIncident Name: Spooners Ave, Greenhill
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Spooners Ave, Greenhill, NSW 2440
Council Area: Kempsey
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 12
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 02:00PM
NPWS HR Western BMAD Advice Bears Road Cumbatine Creek in Kumbatine National Park Kempsey under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 12:00PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Western BMAD
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Bears Road Cumbatine Creek in Kumbatine National Park
Council Area: Kempsey
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 414
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 12:00PM
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 23/04 : 02:00PMIncident 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 : 23/04 : 02:00PM
NPWS HR Sergeants LMZ Advice Buds Crossing Road Ngambaa Nature Reserve north of Eungai Nambucca under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 03:30PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Sergeants LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Buds Crossing Road Ngambaa Nature Reserve north of Eungai
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 259
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 03:30PM
NPWS HR Buds Crossing SFAZ Advice Stockyard Creek and Buds Crossing Road junction in Ngambaa Nature Reserve Nambucca under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 03:20PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Buds Crossing SFAZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Stockyard Creek and Buds Crossing Road junction in Ngambaa Nature Reserve
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 175
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 03:20PM
NPWS HR Bakers LMZ Advice Greenhills Road in Ngambaa Nature Reserve, 6 km south of Taylors Arm. Nambucca under control Hazard Reduction 23/04 : 11:30AMIncident Name: NPWS HR Bakers LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Greenhills Road in Ngambaa Nature Reserve, 6 km south of Taylors Arm.
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 166
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 11:30AM
Kathleen Dr, Corindi Beach Not Applicable Kathleen Dr, Corindi Beach, NSW 2456 CoffsHarbour out of control Motor Vehicle Accident 23/04 : 07:25PMIncident Name: Kathleen Dr, Corindi Beach
Alert Level: Not Applicable
Location: Kathleen Dr, Corindi Beach, NSW 2456
Council Area: CoffsHarbour
Status: out of control
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 23/04 : 07:25PM


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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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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