The start of summer has seen fire authorities issue warnings for people to prepare for a bush fire.
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Menindee Headquarters brigade give Santa a lift last Saturday at the Menindee Christmas Pageant
The NSW Rural Fire Service is using a video from the general public to show how rapidly a fire can spread from initial ignition.
Published Date: 27 Nov 2014Read More
"Bushfires – Inside The Inferno is the most comprehensive examination ever attempted of the science of Australian bushfires, and delves into the terrifying heart of major fire events, unfolding the research that explains how fires start, grow and change." (SBS On Demand website)
Published Date: 11 Nov 2014Read More
The NSW Rural Fire Service will again be using aircraft to look out for bushfires following lightning strike across the state this summer.
Published Date: 06 Nov 2014Read More
The Bourke Fire Control Centre is currently a hive of activity as contractors commence works to upgrade the operations area.
Published Date: 05 Nov 2014Read More
The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast below average rainfall and hotter than average temperatures are expected over the next three months for much of eastern Australia.
Published Date: 30 Oct 2014Read More
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.
Published Date: 17 Oct 2014Read More