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Ideal conditions embraced for hazard reduction activities

Clear skies will provide a chance for fire agencies and land managers to carry out crucial hazard reduction efforts throughout the state over coming days.

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Farmers urged to sign up for new vehicle initiative to help fight fires

NSW landowners have less than a month to register for a trial scheme designed to enhance rural firefighting capabilities.

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RFS Northern Beaches District applauds dedicated volunteers

The RFS Northern Beaches District will tonight celebrate the achievements of 17 volunteers, who will be presented with medals recognising their service and commitment over almost half a century.

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Goolma Brigade members honoured

Members of the Goolma Rural Fire Brigade will be recognised today for their continued dedication to serving and protecting their community, with the presentation of three National and 16 Long Service Medals.

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Bush Fire Danger Period to end early in parts of the north east

Due to easing conditions and recent rainfall, the RFS is declaring an early end to the Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) in a number of Local Government Areas (LGA) in the North East Area Command region.

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Eight RFS members recognised in Australia Day Honours

Eight outstanding members of the Rural Fire Service (RFS) have been honoured with the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in the Australia Day Honours, recognising their unwavering commitment and exemplary service to the community.

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Congratulations to graduating St Patrick’s Parish School cadets

Twenty-five students from the St Patrick’s Parish School in Cooma celebrated their graduation from the RFS Secondary School Cadet Program today.

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Congratulations to graduating Bombala High School cadets

Twenty-two students from Bombala High School will today be congratulated for their successful completion of the RFS Secondary School Cadet Program at a ceremony to be held at the Bombala Fire Control Centre.

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Erskine Park Brigade celebrates 60th anniversary and honours members

RFS members will gather in Erskine Park this afternoon to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Erskine Park Rural Fire Brigade and present members with medals in recognition of their dedication and service.

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RFS members in Cumberland/ Macarthur District honoured for committed and sustained service

Twenty-seven dedicated RFS volunteers from brigades across the Cumberland/Macarthur District in the Blacktown and Fairfield LGAs will be recognised tonight with the presentation of medals for service.

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