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NSW Rural Fire Service asks residents to prepare for dangerous fire season

The NSW Rural Fire Service is urging residents to prepare for the coming fire season, with a greater than normal fire season ahead.

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High Bushfire Risk for NSW‏- The Land 4th September 2014

 View the Land Newspaper artcile High Bushfire Risk for NSW

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Commissioner Warns of Above Normal Fire Season‏

 The NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons says the eastern half of NSW Can expect above average fire conditions this season.

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Above Normal Fire Season for NSW - Bush Fire CRC

 The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has released its annual fire season outlook.

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Blue Mountains Bush Fire Danger Period 1st September 2014‏

 The Blue Mountains Bush Fire Danger Period commences 1st September 2014.

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Seasonal outlook September to November 2014‏

 The Bureau of Meteorology has released its seasonal forecast for September to November of 2014.

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Katoomba Leura Open Day Sunday 7th September

The Katoomba Leura Brigade will be holding an Open Day on Sunday 7th September 2014.

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RFSA Newsletter: Issue 35‏

  Issue 35 of the RFSA newsletter is now available.

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Blue Mountains Hazard Reduction burns rescheduled due to health warnings

 The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and other agencies have rescheduled a number of planned hazard reduction burns for this weekend, following advice from health authorities.

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New bushfire clearing laws in play‏

Blue Mountain GazetteBy Shane Desiatnik It was no coincidence the Blaxland home of Carolyn and Colin Sanders was chosen for a media conference last Thursday to announce the start of new laws giving homeowners more power to remove trees and vegetation that could be a bushfire hazard.

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