The Blue Mountains is a unique world heritage area and also one of the most bush fire prone areas in the World. The population across the district is 75,000 people who live in, or in the vicinity of 27 towns and villages across the Mountains. The local government area covers 143,000 hectares of land in the Greater Sydney Region. About 70 percent of the area is incorporated into the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park, with approximately 11 percent of the total land area in private ownership.
Get information on current fires and other incidents
Plan and prepare
Prepare your home, your family and yourself for bush and grass fires
Hazard reduction is an important part of preparing for bush fires. If you see smoke, it could be from a hazard reduction. You can check the location of these activities here....
About our district
Meet our staff and find out more about the NSW RFS in your area
Photo and video gallery
See more of the work of our members in our photo and video galleries
If you've got a question, comment, suggestion or complaint, you can contact the Blue Mountains District here....