NSW firefighters in Canada


More than 100 Australian firefighters have travelled to Canada to help fight large and destructive wildfires.

They're working in British Columbia and the North West Territories.

The NSW team includes:

  • 32 personnel from the NSW RFS 
  • 13 personnel from National Parks & Wildlife Service
  • 4 personnel from Forestry Corporation
  • 3 personnel from Fire & Rescue NSW

Roles include specialist Incident Management Team personnel. Emergency Management Victoria is coordinating the deployment on behalf of all Australian states and territories.