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Vital hazard reduction burn near Royal National Park

One lane of the Princes Highway will be closed from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, between President Ave at Kirrawee and Farnell Ave at Loftus, while firefighters conduct essential hazard reduction burns this weekend.

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Top honours for NSW RFS Botswana Fire Management Program

Two members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) have been presented with a prestigious award in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the emergency services.

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Homes at risk due to carelessness

Out of control private hazard reduction burns have caused more than thirty fires across NSW over the weekend, prompting the NSW Rural Fire Service and the NSW Farmers' Association to plead with landowners to be careful.

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New fire trucks a major coup for Hawkesbury area

Four Rural Fire Brigades in the Hawkesbury area are celebrating the official handover of new bush fire trucks and vehicles, as fire activity around the State increases.

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Brand new training centre for Northern Rivers volunteers

The hard work of the members of the Woodenbong Rural Fire Brigade was on display today as their new training facilities were opened by the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, The Hon Thomas George MP and Mayor Ross Brown.

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Firefighting skills & education for Griffith cadets

More than 4,000 students have completed the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary Schools Cadet Program since it began and today they were joined by nine more young cadets.

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Firefighters train to fight fires from the sky

Residents of NSW will benefit from having well trained aerial firefighting specialists at their disposal following a major NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) training exercise in Orange this weekend.

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Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai firefighters commended for service

A group of longstanding NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers were awarded for many years of diligent service to their brigades and local communities in an official ceremony tonight.

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Cadet Program going strong in Warringah

Today 14 students from Davidson High School in the Warringah Pittwater area graduated with flying colours from the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary School Cadet Program.

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Regional firefighting hub: one of the biggest & most advanced

The largest Emergency Management facility in the Far North Coast's history will be formally opened by NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons this weekend.

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