rural fire service

PHOTOS: House burns down, but fireys save nearby homes

Premium Content PHOTOS: House burns down, but fireys save nearby homes

The home was fully ablaze when crews arrived, so they focused on protecting...

Four fire crews called to Northern Rivers house blaze

Premium Content Four fire crews called to Northern Rivers house blaze

Firefighters battled a house fire which is now under investigation.

HAZARD: Truck leaks hydraulic fluid on Ballina Shire road

Premium Content HAZARD: Truck leaks hydraulic fluid on Ballina Shire road

Emergency services are at the scene of a spill on the Northern Rivers.

‘Drivers, not rain’ to blame for multiple car crashes

Premium Content ‘Drivers, not rain’ to blame for multiple car crashes

Senior firey says people must drive to conditions

Fuel spill, wet roads: RFS pleads with drivers to slow down

Premium Content Fuel spill, wet roads: RFS pleads with drivers to slow down

Emergency services are on their way to clean up a diesel spill

Dramatic photos show aftermath of RFS truck rollover

Premium Content Dramatic photos show aftermath of RFS truck rollover

Fireys lucky to escape after collision with oncoming truck

Fireys overcome flooding, downed powerlines

Premium Content Fireys overcome flooding, downed powerlines

Despite the obstacles, teams attended a Hazmat incident overnight.

Fireys called to hay shed blaze on Summerland Way

Premium Content Fireys called to hay shed blaze on Summerland Way

Drivers are being asked to give emergency vehicles "room to move"

Fighting fires becomes a family affair for the Rowes

Premium Content Fighting fires becomes a family affair for the Rowes

Shortly after the devastating 2019-20 bushfire season, the Rowe family decided it...

Fire at timber yard could smoulder for hours, fireys warn

Premium Content Fire at timber yard could smoulder for hours, fireys warn

Firefighters are using specialist equipment, including gas detectors and a thermal...

Cause of fire that ‘completely destroyed’ home unclear

Premium Content Cause of fire that ‘completely destroyed’ home unclear

FIREFIGHTERS and paramedics were called to the scene earlier this morning.

How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

Premium Content How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

A paralegal and ex-RFS vollie is now facing his 108th fraud charge

Lightning strikes believed to have started 23 fires

Premium Content Lightning strikes believed to have started 23 fires

THE RFS praised the 100 firefighters deployed on Wednesday to combat 23 grass...

Three fire crews called to blaze at quarry near Lismore

Premium Content Three fire crews called to blaze at quarry near Lismore

FIREFIGHTERS worked quickly in an effort to get the situation under control.

Crack fire team on standy to protect life and property

Premium Content Crack fire team on standy to protect life and property

AS THE mercury is predicted to rise over 40C, a team of experienced remote...

Total Fire Ban declared as 'severe' conditions impact

Total Fire Ban declared as 'severe' conditions impact

THE Rural Fire Service have declared a Total Fire Ban as hot and windy conditions...

Where is all that smoke coming from?

Premium Content Where is all that smoke coming from?

RFS crews on patrol at fire containment lines across the region

Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

Premium Content Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

A teenage firefighter is accused of lighting nine fires

Cause of bushfire burning near Kyogle remains unknown

Premium Content Cause of bushfire burning near Kyogle remains unknown

TWO rural fire brigades are fighting a bushfire on Summerland Way.

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