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Bushfire Emergency Information

Bushfire Emergency Information

If you see smoke and there's no fire truck or firefighters, call Triple Zero.

Bushfire Information Hotline

For accurate and up-to-date information about bushfires contact:

The Rural Fire Service Bushfire Information Hotline

Telephone: 1800 NSW RFS (1800 679 737)


Do not call Wingecarribee Shire Council for bushfire information.

Follow your bushfire survival plan and remember leaving early is your safest option. 

Fires Near Me App

NSW RFS apps

Download NSW Rural Fire Service's Fires Near Me NSW Mobile App for real time updates on Fires in the local area. 

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Emergency Contacts

Emergency 000


In case of an emergency (fire, police, ambulance) dial: 000

Emergency text Number for deaf or hard of hearing

Emergency for Hearing & Speech Impaired

In case of an emergency (fire, police, ambulance) dial: 106

People who are deaf or hearing impaired can call emergency services through the National Relay Service: TTY users dial 106.

NSW Rural Fire Service

NSW Rural Fire Service

In an emergency dial: 000

Bushfire Information Hotline: 1800 679 737 


NSW Police

NSW Police

Dial: 000


NSW Ambulance service

Ambulance Service of NSW

Dial: 000


Department of primary industries

NSW Department of Primary Industries (Animals)

The safety of your pets is your responsibility. 

Preparation advice: 


To request emergency assistance dial Bushfire Information Hotline: 1800 679 737

Bowral Hospital

Bowral Hospital

Dial: (02) 4868 0200


National Emergency Message Broadcaster

ABC Radio
ABC Radio Illawarra: 97.3 FM

Listen Live: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/illawarra/

Weather Warnings - Bureau of Meteorology


Last Updated: August 3rd, 2020
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