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Fire spotting plane

The NSW Rural Fire Service will again be using aircraft to look out for bushfires following lightning strike across the state this summer.

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Cliff Drive Fire Operations Tuesday 4th November 2014

Tomorrow (Tuesday November 4) you may see an increase in aircraft movements across Katoomba.

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Cliff Drive Fire suspicious

The cause of the fire at Katoomba is under investigation. At this stage, it appears the fire may be suspicious. See anything that could help? Call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Seasonal Outlook November 2014 to January 2015

The Bureau of Meterology has forecast below average rainfall and hotter than average temperatures are expected over the next three months for much of eastern Australia.

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2013 Blue Mountains bushfires: Remembering the disaster one year on‏

Blue Mountains residents have gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the devastating October 2013 bushfires.

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Blue Mountains Fires 12 Months On - Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons‏

Today marks the one year anniversary, where on the 17 October 2013, more than 200 homes were destroyed and a further 150 damaged, across the Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Hawkesbury, Southern Highlands, Port Stephens and Central Coast areas, as ...a result of bush fires burning in NSW.

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Climate change forcing rethink on fire risk, RFS chief Shane Fitzsimmons says

 Climate change is having an impact on every level of fire management, the New South Wales rural fire chief has said on the first anniversary of the Blue Mountains bushfires.

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Blue Mountains Bushfires 12 Months on 17-10-2014‏

Blue Mountains residents gathered on Friday 17th October to commemorate the first anniversary of the devastating October 2013 bushfires.

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Blue Mountains Snowfall‏

 Local RFS crews have been assisting the State Emergency Service after last night's snow in the upper mountains.

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New Car Crash Rules

 The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) has announced changes to the way traffic crashes are reported in the State.

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