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Bush Fire Smoke Risk to Health

 A new study has found bushfire smoke can impact on humans as much as smoking.

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Fire Photo Exhibition at State Library

The community of NSW have the opportunity to view a wide variety of bush fire photographs at the state library.

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Air Crane ready for Central Tablelands Fire activity

An Air Crane is on standby at Bathurst Airport to help fight bushfire in the Central West in coming days.

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Effects of Heat and Continuous Haines

The over the summer period there is a marked increase in the number of volunteers being treated for Heat Related Effects.

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New heatwave service to forecast extreme heat events

The Bureau of Meteorology is now piloting a new heatwave service to forecast the onset of extreme heat events.

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Twenty years on since the 1994 fires - Seven News Flashback

This month marks two significant anniversaries for the NSW RFS – the tragic January 1994 bush fires which affected large parts of the state, and the January 2013 bush fires which are still having long-lasting effects on local communities.

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Heatwave increases fire risk

Heat wave conditions will be encountered across most of NSW in coming days and this will increase the fire risk across much of the state.

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$100,000 injected into bushfire recovery

Blue Mountains GazetteThe Blue Mountains bushfire recovery received a $100,000 boost last week when the Commonwealth Bank made major donations to the Rural Fire Service and Habitat for Humanity.

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State Mine Fire inquiry

A commission of inquiry started in Sydney on Monday 9th December to determine how a Department of Defense training exercise sparked a major bushfire in the Blue Mountains.

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State Mine Fire Out

The State Mine Fire, which started in the Lithgow local government area and burnt through Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury local government areas has been extinguished.

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