NSW RFS firefighters to Canada


14 emergency services personnel from NSW are being deployed to British Columbia to assist with their current fire emergency.

The eight NSW RFS personnel, along with five from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and one from Fire and Rescue NSW, will be assisting with incident management and fire ground supervision at the Mount McAllister fire and Chelaslie River fire.

These 14 NSW personnel are joining a total of 81 from across Australia being deployed.

Read the latest about the wildfires in Canada here.

Firefighters prior to their deployment to wildfires in Canada