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Movember 2014

NSW RFS members, including Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, are taking part in Movember.

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Cease harvest request - 23 November 2014

Due to the increased fire danger across parts of NSW today (Sunday, 23 November), the NSW RFS is asking farmers to delay harvesting during the hottest and driest part of the day.

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Hot weather information

High temperatures are forecast across NSW meaning an increased fire danger. This page will help you stay up to date and beat the heat.

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Cease harvest requests - 14 November 2014

Due to an increased risk of fire today (Friday 14 November), the NSW RFS is strongly urging farmers in a number of areas to cease harvesting.

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Eumungerie Brigade is turning 70

The Eumungerie Rural Fire Brigade, north of Dubbo will be celebrating its 70th birthday on Saturday 15 November, 2014.

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A Melbourne Cup tip - prepare your horse for bush fire

Think a bush fire won't happen to you? Don't gamble on it.

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Get Ready Weekend

Thanks to everyone who was a part of Get Ready Weekend on 18 and 19 October.

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New thermal imaging cameras and buoy wall dams for NSW RFS volunteers

The NSW Rural Fire Service & Brigades Donations Fund Trust (DGR Trust) allocated $638,036 of NSW RFS DGR Fund donations to purchase and supply Thermal Imaging Cameras and Buoy Wall Dams to the Service on 29 April this year.

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Changes to 10/50 vegetation clearing

Changes have been announced to the way the 10/50 vegetation clearing rule is applied in some areas.

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NSW RFS Open Day

Thanks to everyone who attended NSW RFS Open Day on Saturday 13 September 2014.

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