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Wade High School welcomes its newest cadet firefighters

Eleven students from Wade High School today celebrated their successful completion of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary Schools Cadet Program.

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Praise for graduating St Columba’s cadet firefighters

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) today congratulated 13 students from St Columba’s Catholic College in the Blue Mountains for successfully completing the NSW RFS Secondary School Cadet Program.

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Graduating Gundagai High School cadet firefighters celebrated

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) South West Slopes Zone today offered congratulations to 13 Gundagai High School students who have successfully completed the NSW RFS Secondary School Cadet Program.

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Don’t be the fire risk to your community if conducting burns

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has sent additional fire investigators to the Northern Rivers, Northern Tablelands and Clarence Valley regions following a recent spike in the number of illegal and escaped hazard reduction burns.

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Celebrations for Crookwell High School cadet firefighter graduates

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Southern Tablelands Zone today congratulated the 15 students who successfully completed the Secondary School Cadet Program at Crookwell High School.

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Riverina Zone honours volunteers and celebrates new station

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Riverina Zone today celebrated the achievements of volunteers while celebrating the official opening of a new brigade station.

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Long standing members honoured for their dedication

Long serving members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) were today honoured at a medal presentation held during the annual Region West All Staff Conference.

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Ten LGAs to commence Bush Fire Danger Period on 1 August

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) today announced 10 Local Government Areas (LGAs) will commence the Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) on Wednesday 1 August 2018, due to prevailing dry conditions.

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Landholders urged to exercise caution before burning in current climate

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is urging land managers and landholders undertaking hazard reduction to carefully consider current weather conditions after firefighters across the state had to be called to contain and extinguish escaped hazard reduction burns during the past week.

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Glenreagh Rural Fire Brigade celebrates 60th year and veteran volunteers

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) members today gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Glenreagh Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) and honour Clarence Valley District volunteers for their long-standing dedication and commitment to protecting the community.

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