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Thor ready for action at the fire front

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has unveiled its newest firefighting tool, a massive water-bombing aircraft named Thor.

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Hordern Rd, Wentworth Falls Bush Fire‏

 View the latest information on the Hordern Rd, Wentworth Falls (Blue Mountains LGA)

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2015 St Florian's Day awards

 At the Awards Ceremony on 4 May 2015, 21 individual and seven group recipients are to be acknowledged by the Commissioner. Drawn from the Service's Regions and Headquarters these recipients are presented with Awards in recognition of outstanding bravery or service. The fourth of May is chosen each year for the Awards Ceremony as it is the Feast Day of St Florian, Patron Saint of Firefighters and International Firefighters' Day.

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New NSW RFS helicopter and Blue Mountains RAFT truck‏

NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons  joined Minister Stuart Ayres yesterday for the handover of the NSW Police Force PolAir5 helicopter (a BK117) to the NSW RFS.

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Bushfire boost for local clubs

 Tuesday 13th January 2015: There will be a tricky new 9th hole later this year when the Springwood Country Club dam triples in size to cope with the next bushfire emergency.

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Australia bush fires: The women fighting flames

The BBC recently broadcast a story about two women, mother and daughter, from the Blue Mountains and their roles in fighting fires

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