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Tag: Emergency services

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...

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...