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‘Keep looking when cooking’: Crews battle house fire at Waratah

Fire crews have responded to a house fire in Waratah-West. More than 20 Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have worked to extinguish a fire that broke out at a home on...

Horror weekend on Upper Hunter roads, with four people dead

It’s been a horror weekend on roads in the Upper Hunter, with four people dying in two separate accidents. A woman was killed, and a second female injured, following a single vehicle crash...

Truck drivers call for better safety ahead of Christmas

Hunter truck drivers are among thousands of Transport Workers’ Union members calling on the state government to improve the safety of rest areas in NSW. The calls come after NSW detectives charged four...

Tribute to emergency service volunteers

This weekend marks the annual Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial Service, honouring volunteers who have died while protecting their communities. Traditionally held at various venues across the state, this year's service will be streamed...

Police urge caution this long weekend

Don’t speed, don’t drive a boat under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and make smart decisions. This is the advice from NSW Police as the state heads into the October long weekend. From...

Three injured after car drives off cliff at Bar Beach

Two women and a child have been injured after a car drove off a cliff and crashed onto a beach in Newcastle today. About 10.25am (Thursday 24 September 2020), emergency services were called...

Marine Rescue among thousands receiving thanks

Three hundred and sixty-five members of Marine Rescue NSW are among the 65,000 to receive a Bushfire Emergency Citation recognising their efforts within the State’s biggest bushfire crisis in living memory. The members’...

New hub for city’s emergency services

A new Local Emergency Operations Centre will become Newcastle's go-to site in an emergency situation. The state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility on Stewart Avenue was toured by a dozen different emergency service representatives this morning. Newcastle...
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