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Kurrajong Rural Fire Brigade celebrates 75 years with station opening

With 75 years of history behind them, a new era began for the Kurrajong Rural Fire Brigade today as their new station extension was officially declared open.

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Hannam Vale Rural Fire Brigade celebrates 50 years

The Hannam Vale Rural Fire Brigade has proudly protected the local community since it was first formed in 1964 and today its members gathered to celebrate a milestone anniversary.

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NSW RFS declares early start to bush fire season in additional LGAs

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has declared a number of Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the State will begin their bush fire season one month early, due to forecast dry conditions.

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Lumen Christi Catholic College cadet firefighters celebrate graduation

Thirteen students from the Lumen Christi Catholic College were today congratulated for their successful completion of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary School Cadet Program.

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Covenant cadet firefighters celebrate graduation

Twenty one students from the Covenant Christian School were today congratulated for their successful completion of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary School Cadet Program.

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Orana volunteers honoured and graduating cadets congratulated

Veteran volunteers from the Orana Team 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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NSW RFS trainers upskilling for task ahead

More than 150 NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) trainers and industry experts will converge at the bi-annual NSW RFS Learning and Development Forum in Dubbo this weekend.

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Hazard Reduction burns rescheduled due to health warnings

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and other agencies have rescheduled a number of planned hazard reduction burns for this weekend, following advice from health authorities.

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Commissioner calls on landholders to take extra care when lighting fires

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons is reminding landholders to exercise extra care when conducting private hazard reduction burns, following a number of escaped fires during the past week.

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First soil of Hunter Valley Fire Control Centre turned

The start of a new era for local NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) firefighters was marked today as the NSW RFS Assistant Commissioner Bruce McDonald officially turned the first soil of the new Hunter Valley Fire Control Centre.

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