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Rural property owners join fight against bushfires in new trial

Rural landowners have less than two weeks to register for a trial scheme designed to enhance rural firefighting capabilities.

Warm temps a warning bush fire season fast approaching

NSW RFS has already responded to 70 callouts around Lake Macquarie this week with more planned burns coming - is it your suburb?

Devastated owners count the cost of Tamburlaine winery blaze

The devastated owners of Tamburlaine Organic Wines are counting the cost of a blaze, which tore through their Pokolbin premises overnight.

Hazard reduction burn scheduled for Stockrington State Conservation Area

The Seahampton section of Stockrington State Conservation Area (SCA) will temporarily close from this weekend for a hazard reduction burn.

Parts of Medowie closed for hazard reduction burn

The NPWS and NSW Rural Fire Service will undertake a hazard reduction burn in the Medowie State Conservation Area this weekend.

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.

Smoke alert: Hunter burns to prep for summer

If you see smoke across the Hunter region this weekend, there's no need to panic. Fire services are conducting prescribed burns.

Cessnock NSW RFS sheds receive $1 million makeover

Eleven NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) sheds in the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) will undergo a $1 million makeover
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