NSW Rural Fire Service
03/26/2017 at 21:36. Facebook
A Total Fire Ban is now in force in the Southern Riverina. Windy and warm conditions are expected today with severe fire danger predicted.

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NSW Rural Fire Service
03/26/2017 at 04:27. Facebook
A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Southern Riverina for Monday, 27th of March 2017. Warm and windy conditions are predicted for the area.
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03/24/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
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NSW Rural Fire Service
03/22/2017 at 06:59. Facebook
Thunderbolts and lightning... what's it like at your place?
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03/22/2017 at 05:03. Facebook
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03/22/2017 at 04:44. Facebook
Storms are firing up once again this afternoon. Remember if you need assistance call the NSW SES in 132 500
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03/22/2017 at 03:59. Facebook
Over the past few weeks much of eastern NSW has been lashed by storms and heavy rain. The NSW SES has been busy providing assistance to flood affected communities with many NSW RFS crews working alongside them.

In Ballina NSW RFS Rick Ott, working with with the SES, managed to rescue a family trapped by rising flood waters. This demonstrates how fortunate we are in NSW to have some of the...
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Happy Harmony Day! At the NSW RFS we love that our members come from a wide range of backgrounds, beliefs and ways of life. You can find out more about #HarmonyDay at
Stay up to date on the wet weather across parts of NSW with the NSW SES and Bureau of Meteorology. NSW RFS volunteers are out in many areas providing assistance to the SES and local communities. If you need help call the SES on 132 500.

Pic: Berowra Rural Fire Brigade and Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai Rural Fire Service
One month on from the Sir Ivan Fire NSW RFS Deputy Group Captain Simon Archer talks about some of the criticism leveled at the local volunteers and fire control staff.
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Following a truck rollover on Pacific Motorway at Berowra, two lanes have now re-opened each way on the M1 at the site of the crash. Traffic is expected to remain heavy in the area for some time. Please take care.
NSW RFS crews are on scene providing assistance with fire protection following a truck rollover on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Berowra. The M1 is currently closed in both directions and could be for some time.
Things may be a little quiet around the Glen Innes Showground this morning, but come tomorrow it will start bustling with over 400 personnel and 51 trucks arriving for the Region North Annual Field Exercise. This event gives volunteers and staff the opportunity to teach and refresh procedures and skills by simulating real life scenarios around fires and emergency situations, plus there's a...
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NSW RFS Leadville Brigade Captain Stephen Yeo talks about the potential impact on the community if human lives had been lost during the Sir Ivan Fire.

NSW Rural Fire Service - Sir Ivan Fire - Stephen Yeo - Captain Leadville Brigade

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"Those night conditions were like an early summers day" One month after the devastating Sir Ivan Fire, Group Captain Tony Waldron talks about his experiences on the Saturday night.

NSW Rural Fire Service - Sir Ivan Fire - Tony Waldron

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Severe storms are likely across large parts of NSW once again today. If you need assistance contact the NSW SES on 132 500 and triple zero in an emergency.
One month on from the Sir Ivan Fire, Deputy Group Captain Simon Archer talks about the Catastrophic Fire Danger and the horrendous conditions faced by the firefighters on the frontline.

These incredible men and women drew on their experience and training coupled with local knowledge and instinct, in order to perform to the very best of their ability, on what were the worst fire dangers ever...
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Severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and tomorrow in many areas across NSW. If you need assistance during floods or storms, contact the SES on 132 500.
Firefighters are working to contain a fire burning near Coutts Crown Mountain, approximately 1.5km south west of Urbenville. There is no immediate threat to properties, however the fire is producing a large amount of smoke that will be visible in the area. Please only call Triple Zero (000) to report unattended fires.
Total fire bans now in place in South, East & North Riverina, Southern Slopes and Lower Central West Plains.

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