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Man charged after stealing emergency services’ equipment

A man will face court this month after allegedly stealing essential rescue equipment from numerous Upper Hunter emergency service buildings.

From fires to floods, NSW RFS season wrap up

NSW RFS crews responded to 5,465 bush and grass fires this season burning 101,089 hectares across NSW, now they're assisting with floods.

Drunk driver in Port Stephens crashes SUV, 1 in hospital

A drunk driver has been charged after crashing his SUV on the Pacific Highway near Port Stephens overnight.

Keep off the roads and waterways, transport NSW

“Our number one priority is safety." says Transport NSW boss as he urges boaters, drivers and commuters to delay all unnecessary travel.

Hunter truckie thanks ambos who kept him alive

Medowie truck driver Nathan Rudd has thanked the team of paramedics that kept him alive after he went into cardiac arrest on the job.

Pets at risk in flood waters too, vets warn

Pet owners are being reminded that their furry friends are at risk of illness, anxiety and harm due to wild weather flooding. Vets from across the state are sharing crucial care tips for...

VIDEO: Batten down Hunter: Heavy rain, gale-force winds, hazardous surf expected

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is forecasting intense rain, possible life-threatening flooding and gusty conditions for the Mid North Coast and parts of the Hunter in the coming days. The focus of heavy...

‘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...
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