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Volunteers celebrate North West Zone veterans and station upgrades

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) firefighters will be presented with medals honouring their long-standing service and commitment to the local community.

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Veteran members honoured on The Lakes Volunteer Appreciation Day

Volunteers from The Lakes District were today honoured by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) for their ongoing commitment to the local community.

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Tamworth volunteers recognised as brigades receive new fire trucks

Volunteers from the Tamworth District were honoured today by NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons for their ongoing commitment to the local community.

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Praise for Chifley Zone volunteer firefighters

Chifley Zone volunteer firefighters were today honoured by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) for their ongoing commitment to the local community.

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Rain dampens hazard reduction plans

Recent rain along the east coast of NSW has put the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) behind schedule with planned hazard reduction burns, NSW RFS Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers confirmed today.

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Two Illawarra Zone brigades celebrate 75 years of service

Both the Dapto and Jamberoo Rural Fire Brigades have proudly served and protected their local communities since they were formed in 1940 and today, members gathered to celebrate a milestone anniversary and the achievements of veteran volunteers

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Praise for Mid Coast District volunteer firefighters

Veteran volunteers from the Mid Coast District were today honoured by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) for their ongoing commitment to the local community.

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Media Statement

"The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is aware of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) announcement of a public inquiry into alleged corrupt payments related to the supply of catering and other products to the NSW RFS.

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Rural Fire Service leaders descend on Dubbo

Two hundred NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers and staff will discuss and exchange ideas about leadership at the 2015 Leadership Forum which begins today at Dubbo.

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Volunteer firefighters’ bravery honoured on St Florian’s Day

Two firefighters who braved dangerous conditions in a fuel tanker accident at Mona Vale were among 21 NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) members and 17 units presented awards by Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott MP today as part of St Florian's Day celebrations.

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