Starting this fire season, you may see our new 737 Large Air Tanker (LAT) overhead - a firebombing aircraft that will be available to assist us all year-round.
Published Date: 05 Aug 2019Read More
Acting Commissioner Rob Rogers and Minister for Police and Emergency Services, the Hon David Elliott MP, have officially opened Stage One of the $23 million state of the art NSW RFS Training Academy located in Dubbo.
Published Date: 25 Jul 2019Read More
Congratulations to the eight NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, announced on the Queen's Birthday 2019.
Published Date: 10 Jun 2019Read More
Due to forecast weather conditions and the potential impact of smoke on large planned events in the Sydney area this weekend, the NSW RFS along with partner agencies, has re-evaluated and rescheduled a number of hazard reduction burns that were planned over the next few days.
Published Date: 17 May 2019Read More
4 May is St Florian's Day, named after the Patron Saint of Firefighters. It's also known as International Firefighters Day.
Published Date: 04 May 2019Read More
ANZAC Day is one of the most important dates on the calendar each year - and this year, it has been a very special occasion for a team of 20 NSW RFS members.
Published Date: 03 May 2019Read More
The National Memorial for fire and emergency services holds the names of 528 personnel who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting others.
Published Date: 01 May 2019Read More
Mateship, sacrifice and the willingness to volunteer are key characteristics of the Spirit of Anzac.
Published Date: 25 Apr 2019Read More
Yesterday the NSW RFS 2019 Young Leader Scholarship, sponsored by Jemena, saw winners Jessie McMaster from Faulconbridge Brigade in the Blue Mountains District and Kieren McGrath from Kentucky Brigade and Tamworth State Mitigation team, embark on an 11-day voyage aboard the STS Young Endeavour.
Published Date: 17 Apr 2019Read More