If you see smoke and there's no fire truck or firefighters, call Triple Zero 000.
Do not call Wingecarribee Shire Council for bushfire information during an emergency.
Hazards Near Me NSW App
Download the Hazards Near Me NSW App for real-time updates on bushfires.
If you already have the Fires Near Me App on your device, you'll need to update your app to keep using it. Keep an eye out for notifications to let you know when.
Download the Hazards Near Me NSW App
If you are having problems with the Fires Near Me App please click here.
New South Wales Rural Fire Service
For accurate and up-to-date information about bushfires, contact the Rural Fire Service Bushfire Information Hotline:
Phone: 1800 NSW RFS (1800 679 737)
Website: RFS Fires Near Me fire information
Follow your area's RFS bushfire survival plan and remember leaving early is your safest option.
Follow NSW Rural Fire Service on Facebook.
Follow RFS Southern Highlands on Facebook.
Follow NSW Rural Fire Service on Twitter.
The Bushfire Bulletin is the official journal of the NSW RFS and reports on the activities of NSW RFS volunteers and staff.
The Bulletin is published quarterly and is available for download on the NSW RFS website.
ABC emergency broadcasting
During times of emergency bushfires and extreme weather events, the ABC acts as an emergency broadcaster for affected communities, emergency response organisations and community groups.
Southern Highlands residents can tune in to ABC Radio Illawarra at 97.3 FM.
The Bushfire Bulletin is the official journal of the NSW Rural Fire Service.
This well-loved publication reports on all the activities of the NSW RFS volunteers and staff around the State – dwelling not only on the present functions, but also honouring the significant role the NSW RFS has played over the past 100 years to protect the community of NSW from bush fire.
The Bush Fire Bulletin is published quarterly and is available for download on the NSW RFS website.