NSW Roural Fire Service

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Being a volunteer fire fight brings me a lot of pride and humility in serving my community

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 NSW Rural Fire Service Crews in property protection mode throw burning Banksia cones off an escarpment as they commence a back burn north of the Bells Line of Road between Berambing and Bilpin. Spark Up, My Community, Blue Mountain, Firefighter, Career, Natural, Carrera, Firefighter Bar, Freshman Year

NSW bushfires: minister urges residents to leave Blue Mountains

Banksia bombing ... NSW Rural Fire Service Crews in property protection mode throw burning Banksia cones off an escarpment as they commence a back burn north of the Bells Line of Road between Berambing and Bilpin.

 October 2013 NSW RFS Crews struggle to save a home near Dargan on the Bells Line of Road, Australia Photo: Wolter Peeters Fire Tornado, Fire Image, Storm Surge, Australian Bush, Australia Photos, Wild Fire, Volunteer Firefighter, Extreme Weather, Local History

Bushfires burn out of control

Images of the fires burning across NSW and the smoke haze over Sydney.

EVERY resource NSW can muster - including possibly the military - is being sent to fight the Blue Mountains bushfires, as fears grow that a mega-fire could form. My Community, Temperature And Humidity, Destruction, Infographics, Families, Career, Weather, Military, Fire

Military on standby as RFS tells families to be ready to run as NSW's 300km wall of fire continues its destruction | News.com.au

EVERY resource NSW can muster - including possibly the military - is being sent to fight the Blue Mountains bushfires, as fears grow that a mega-fire could form. My Community, Temperature And Humidity, Destruction, Infographics, Families, Career, Weather, Military, Fire

Military on standby as RFS tells families to be ready to run as NSW's 300km wall of fire continues its destruction | News.com.au

This series of images by art director John Koay are part of a major new public awareness campaign, warning people against complacency this bush fire season. Escape Plan, Fire Escape, Awareness Campaign, Advertising, Ads, Make A Plan, Photography Awards, Public Service, New Adventures

NSW RFS: Computer

Outdoor advertisement created by The Campaign Palace, Australia for NSW RFS, within the category: Public Interest, NGO.

22/10/13 ~ This statue says it all, without saying a word. However, here is the notice posted on Facebook by the NSW RFS for tomorrow...........Main points from the 4:05 briefing - * Despite the very best efforts of firefighters and the community, and despite our best hopes, the forecast for tomorrow is about as bad as it gets.  * There are no mass evacuations but if you don't need to be in the fire affected areas, don't be there.  * Do not leave your decisions to the last minute. (cont'd… My Community, Guardian Angels, Firefighters, Career, Statue, Facebook, Carrera, Freshman Year, Sculpture

22/10/13 ~ This statue says it all, without saying a word. However, here is the notice posted on Facebook by the NSW RFS for tomorrow...........Main points from the 4:05 briefing - * Despite the very best efforts of firefighters and the community, and despite our best hopes, the forecast for tomorrow is about as bad as it gets. * There are no mass evacuations but if you don't need to be in the fire affected areas, don't be there. * Do not leave your decisions to the last minute. (cont'd…

RFS firefighters protect properties near Lithgow.The Blue Mountains, NSW My Community, Blue Mountain, Firefighters, Australia, Mountains, World, Image, The World, Australia Beach

Bushfires burn out of control

Images of the fires burning across NSW and the smoke haze over Sydney.

They have been described as apocalyptic, devastating and some of the worst we have ever seen. The fires in NSW have left one man dead and hundreds of homes feared destroyed, while emergency services warn there may be worse news to come. Volunteer Firefighter, Firefighters, Australian Bush, Coast Australia, Sky News, Family Memories, Local History, Blue Mountain, Natural Disasters

NSW RFS firefighters battle a bushfire burning close to homes on Patterson street at Springwood in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. (AAP)