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We’ve released an updated version of the Fires Near Me NSW smartphone application.

The new version has the ability to send push notifications to all users, such as when there are emergency warnings, widespread total fire bans or other important statewide information.

We’re already building and testing the next version which has a feature many people have asked about – watch zones, where you can set up an area to keep an eye on and receive automatic notifications when there’s a fire near you.

Update your Fires Near Me NSW app on Apple or Android, and make sure you have push notifications turned on.
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We’ve released an updated version of the Fires Near Me NSW smartphone application.

The new version has the ability to send push notifications to all users, such as when there are emergency warnings, widespread total fire bans or other important statewide information.

We’re already building and testing the next version which has a feature many people have asked about – watch zones, where you can set up an area to keep an eye on and receive automatic notifications when there’s a fire near you.

Update your Fires Near Me NSW app on Apple or Android, and make sure you have push notifications turned on.

 

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Angus McDonald

Have just updated but cant figure how to turn push notifications on.

Ok... how do you update it?

Daniel King

Graham West

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Berridale RFB provided Santa a set of wheels to visit the children of the Monaro Mobile Pre School at the Berridale Community Centre today.

We have advice from Santa that all the kids were very well mannered and have certainly made the nice list this year.

Keep an eye out for Santa whenever you see a fire truck out and about in the lead up to Christmas.
We all know a fire truck makes the best sleigh. 🚒🎅
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Berridale RFB provided Santa a set of wheels to visit the children of the Monaro Mobile Pre School at the Berridale Community Centre today. 

We have advice from Santa that all the kids were very well mannered and have certainly made the nice list this year. 

Keep an eye out for Santa whenever you see a fire truck out and about in the lead up to Christmas. 
We all know a fire truck makes the best sleigh. 🚒🎅

 

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Jo Larkin

And all the Best to all members of BERRIDALE RFS .

Very good Jim. You’ve slayed ‘em!🚒

Fires can and do start from lightning strikes
• When safe to do so, check your property for possible ignitions soon after the storm has passed
• Take note of the fires location and
• Call 000 immediately to report the fire
• You may need to provide directions to fire fighters when they arrive
• These fires can smoulder for days or even longer before being detected, so you may need to observe the area for possibly weeks
• For current incidents or major fire updates visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
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Fires can and do start from lightning strikes 
• When safe to do so, check your property for possible ignitions soon after the storm has passed
• Take note of the fires location and
• Call 000 immediately to report the fire
•  You may need to provide directions to fire fighters when they arrive
• These fires can smoulder for days or even longer before being detected, so you may need to observe the area for possibly weeks
• For current incidents or major fire updates visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

 

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Taylor Peet

1 week ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Cooma Rural Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue NSW Station 263 Cooma and Monaro Police District responded to a grass fire on the Monaro Hwy at Bunyan this afternoon.

The fire was quickly bought under control by fire fighters and members of the community that stopped to assist. This fire is believed to have started from a lightening strike to a powerpole.

Cooma 9 then went up radio hill to survey the area for signs of additional fires due lightening of which none were observed.
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Cooma Rural Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue NSW Station 263 Cooma and Monaro Police District responded to a grass fire on the Monaro Hwy at Bunyan this afternoon. 

The fire was quickly bought under control by fire fighters and members of the community that stopped to assist. This fire is believed to have started from a lightening strike to a powerpole. 

Cooma 9 then went up radio hill to survey the area for signs of additional fires due lightening of which none were observed.Image attachment

 

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Great work Cooma RFS, FRNSW and Police. Proud of your work.

Amelia Peta what you saw?

Michelle Foxcroft

Monaro RFS would like to make public that the Anglers Reach Brigade station was broken into on Friday night 7/12/18.
It is hugely disappointing that someone has stooped to this level and stolen a large amount of emergency equipment that may be used to save life and property.
Equipment that will now need to be replaced include jerry cans, UHF and VHF radios and a new chainsaw that the brigade have only had for a couple of months.
If anyone has any information that may help the Police investigation or have seen suspicious people or vehicles in Anglers Reach please contact the Adaminaby Police or Crimestoppers on 1300333000
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Guys I have 2 Jerry cans a small chainsaw with three chains and maybe 2 hand held uhfs if needed

I can't write what my husband said.............

I can’t believe people stoop so low to steal from a RFS I hope they get caught and named and shamed

Monaro, please advise how we can donate to help out.

What a despicable act at such a dangerous time of year.

I can’t believe some people..

That is one of the lowest acts anyone can do...😡😡😡

Karma says that it will be them that needs the help and the items when they are in trouble and it won’t be there

Low life arse holes there'd be the first to scream help

😡

💩💼

Michael Jamieson

Sometimes you have to give up on the human race!!

Stephen Gavan

Wow. There is no end to how low people will go.

Horrible people worst than that can’t say, hope they get caught 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻😡😡

Nath Mikhael 😱

What goes around comes around! 🤔

That’s bloody horrible!!!

Karma will hit them with a bus soon enough.

Very disappointing

So wrong who ever did this .

Louise Bowerman

Very sad and disappointing.

Thats bloody p#ss poor. Hope u find who did it.

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2019 TRAINING SCHEDULE

Brigade members are advised the 2019 training schedule is now available. To nominate for courses please contact your brigade training officer or visit myrfs.nsw.gov.au
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2019 TRAINING SCHEDULE

Brigade members are advised the 2019 training schedule is now available. To nominate for courses please contact your brigade training officer or visit myrfs.nsw.gov.au

Bredbo Rural Fire Brigade has been called to a grass fire at the northern edge of Bredbo on the Monaro Hwy.
Please give way to emergency vehicles and slow to 40kph if passing a stationary emergency vehicle displaying flashing lights.
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Sarah McKay

Ian Mccarthy Kirril Mccarthy

2 weeks ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Back from the Queensland fires.
Our 9 fire fighters from Monaro Rural Fire Brigades, who went to assist their Queensland peers are all back home safely, having flown back into Canberra last night.
They are all very tired and weary, having completed 3 X 12 hour night shifts over the preceeding nights.
Here's some pictures of what they have been doing at the Captains Creek fire, Gladestone, Qld.
Thank you to each and every one of you who gave your time and effort towards helping Queensland communities. Enjoy your well earned rest.
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Back from the Queensland fires.
Our 9 fire fighters from Monaro Rural Fire Brigades, who went to assist their Queensland peers are all back home safely, having flown back into Canberra last night.
They are all very tired and weary, having completed 3 X 12 hour night shifts over the preceeding nights.
Heres some pictures of what they have been doing at the Captains Creek fire, Gladestone, Qld.
Thank you to each and every one of you who gave your time and effort towards helping Queensland communities. Enjoy your well earned rest.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Well done all firemen who work so hard to keep everyone safe.We here in England are seeing all the news about the fires in USA & Australia 🇦🇺

Onya, Monaro RFS!

Thankyou

Glad your all home safely....thank you all for all your hard work and dedication to all communities, not just keeping ‘home’ safe 🤗

Well done girls and guys, great effort!🚒

Great work all 😎

Well done.

Thankyou from us living in Queensland. I come from the Monaro and am very proud and grateful ♥️

Thank you i have family in baffle creek

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