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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...

Fire crews battle caravan fire at Cardiff South

Fire and Rescue NSW crews have extinguished a blaze that broke out inside a caravan on Second Street, Cardiff South just before 12:30pm this afternoon (Friday 8 January). Firefighters from Charlestown and Cardiff...

A year in review: January 2020

Newcastle Weekly was lucky enough to cover some great stories in January. Here are a few of our favourites. Donations pour in for firefighters Novocastrians heard the call for help after devastating bushfires...

Hazard reduction burn in Cooranbong this weekend

NSW Rural Fire Service will be carrying out a hazard reduction burn this Saturday 21 November at Cooranbong, subject to suitable weather conditions. From 9am-7pm the burn will take place along 2 hectares...

Rare first-hand footage of firefighter tackling blaze

In a rare opportunity, the Fire and Rescue crew from Rutherford 455 has filmed what it's like to receive a call out, and be faced with flames bellowing from an abandoned car. Posted...

Volunteers not enough to avoid another black summer, says union boss

NSW needs another 1,000 permanent firefighting staff to avoid another black summer, says Public Service Association (PSA) union boss Stewart Little. The association, which represents the professional staff of the Rural Fires Service...