NSW State Emergency Service volunteers support fire and bushfire efforts across the state.
The NSW SES main responsibilities are flood, storm and tsunami emergencies. NSW SES also provides the majority of general rescue effort in the rural parts of the state.
- Road accident rescue
- Vertical rescue
- Bush search and rescue
- Evidence searches (both metropolitan and rural) and other forms of specialist rescue that may be required due to local threats.
NSW SES also assists other emergency services when they are performing major operations.
These services include the:
Hazards Near Me NSW app
Hazards Near Me NSW is now live
You can find current information about local emergencies on Hazards Near Me. The app shows information provided from emergency services on:
- bush fires
- advice on what to do to stay safe.
The app also provides other warnings and activities in your area:
- fire danger ratings
- total fire bans
- hazard reduction activities.
The app can send you push notifications when there are new incidents or when information changes.
View emergency warnings and advice for fires, floods and tsunamis in NSW.
During bushfires it is important to monitor conditions and keep up to date with the latest emergency information.
BushFire Information Line
1800 679 737
or visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
NSW RFS on social media
Information about NSW RFS incidents, events and activities:
Live Traffic NSW
Live updates, traveller information and personalised alerts for NSW roads.
Information and live maps for the latest road information.
Live Traffic or 132 701
Contact your energy provider.
Local Land Services
1800 814 647
1800 018 444
Emergency Fire Contacts
In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)
For help in flood or storms call NSW SES on 132 500. If life threatening call triple zero (000).