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$6 Million Helicopter Lands in Coffs Harbour

Communities on the Mid North Coast are better protected thanks to a new multi-purpose Rural Fire Service (RFS) helicopter unveiled at Coffs Harbour today.

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Medal honours for Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai RFS Members

Volunteers from the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai District have been celebrated for their long-standing commitment and the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Young Volunteer of the Year award has been presented to a member of the Berowra Waters Rural Fire Brigade.

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Media Release - $6M Boost to New England Rural Fire District

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) New England Zone is set to benefit from a new $4.9 million Fire Control Centre as well as four fire tankers valued at over $1.1 million.

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Grass fires of most concern as Bush Fire Danger Period begins

With the start of the bush fire danger period tomorrow, the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is encouraging residents to know and understand their fire risk, with the increased potential for grass fires.

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Tamworth volunteers worthy of recognition for service

Members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Tamworth District will be recognised for their dedication and achievements at a special ceremony in Tamworth this morning.

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Celebration for dedicated MIA District volunteers

More than 60 members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) MIA District will be recognised for their dedication and achievements at a special ceremony in Griffith tonight.

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New fire danger rating system to keep communities safe this bush fire season

A new and nationally consistent bush fire danger rating system will start across Australia from tomorrow, providing clearer and more accurate information to communities at risk of bush fire.

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Macarthur RFS volunteers recognised for service during 2019-20 bush fires

More than 60 members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Macarthur District will be recognised for their dedication at a special ceremony in Camden tonight.

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Murrumbateman Brigade celebrates centenary and members’ dedication

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) members will gather tomorrow night to celebrate 100 years of the Murrumbateman Rural Fire Brigade, at an event to be held at the Brigade’s station.

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NSW RFS unveils memorial garden dedicated to fallen firefighters

A memorial garden to commemorate the lives and sacrifice of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) members and support personnel, killed in the line of duty, has been unveiled at Dubbo today.

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