Pac Fire Australia has secured the contract with Fire and Rescue New South Wales to supply its structural firefighter’s Personal Protective Clothing

Fire and Rescue New South Wales is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and the busiest in Australia with over 6,500 firefighters spread across 335 stations attending over 120,000 call outs per year. Pac Fire’s longstanding…

Smoke Alarm Enables Family to Escape Serious House Fire in Western Sydney

A mother and five children had a lucky escape from their St Clair, Western Sydney home after a fire broke out in the family home. The alarm was raised by a smoke alarm in the home at around 6 pm…

Fire and Rescue New South Wales Welcomes 24 New Firefighters

Twenty-four new firefighters have been welcomed into Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) at a ceremony at the State Training College in Alexandria. Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant congratulated the recruits on successfully completing the training course and…

What do we need to put this out?

Water of course. But at the Chullora Waste Recycling Centre, it was not that straightforward as: The onsite firewater tanks were empty quickly The nearby hydrant was already being used The nearest large capacity hydrant was 1,300 metres away Fire…

Record Number of Women Become New South Wales Firefighters

For the first time, 12 of the 24 recruits, of the most recent graduating class of Fire & Rescue New South Wales are women, the Australian state’s government announced recently. The uptake in participation by women followed changes to the…

Fire and Rescue NSW – Planning for the Future

The delivery of Fire, Rescue and Hazmat services in today’s complex operating environment presents significant challenges for leaders within Emergency Services. Improving today’s operational performance in addition to planning for the challenges and changes of the future requires a high…

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