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.
Published Date: 04 May 2015Read More
Congratulations to the NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, announced on Australia Day 2015.
Published Date: 26 Jan 2015Read More
The NSW RFS has been providing assistance to South Australia and Victoria, during a period of increased fire activity in those states.
Published Date: 31 Dec 2014Read More
Summer is here - and for many of us, that means holidays, travelling and time with the family.
Published Date: 17 Dec 2014Read More
NSW RFS members, including Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, are taking part in Movember.
Published Date: 27 Nov 2014Read More
Due to the increased fire danger across parts of NSW today (Sunday, 23 November), the NSW RFS is asking farmers to delay harvesting during the hottest and driest part of the day.
Published Date: 23 Nov 2014Read More
High temperatures are forecast across NSW meaning an increased fire danger. This page will help you stay up to date and beat the heat.
Published Date: 21 Nov 2014Read More
Due to an increased risk of fire today (Friday 14 November), the NSW RFS is strongly urging farmers in a number of areas to cease harvesting.
Published Date: 14 Nov 2014Read More
The Eumungerie Rural Fire Brigade, north of Dubbo will be celebrating its 70th birthday on Saturday 15 November, 2014.
Published Date: 07 Nov 2014Read More
Think a bush fire won't happen to you? Don't gamble on it.
Published Date: 04 Nov 2014Read More