Bio The NSW Rural Fire Service, the worlds largest fire service. Our 74,000 volunteer members provide emergency services to more than 95 percent of NSW.
Location New South Wales, Australia
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Account created 07-12-2007 04:57:55
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TweetDeck : 125 bush and grass fires are burning across NSW at 11pm. 1,700 firefighters and 500 supporting crew continue work on these fires tonight. The Myall Creek Rd fire in Richmond Valley is still at Emergency Warning and the Currowan Fire in the Shoalhaven is at Watch and Act. #NSWRFS

Hootsuite Inc. : At 9pm, there are 124 fires burning across NSW. Widespread lightning has sparked a large number of new fires, with many starting outside of containment lines firefighters have been working so hard to strengthen over days, weeks and months. #nswrfs #nswfires

TweetDeck : Advice: Hume Hwy, Mundarlo (Cootamundra-Gundagai).
Firefighters are working to contain a fire burning near the Hume Highway at Mundarlo. One lane is closed northbound while crews extinguish the fire. #nswrfs #nswfires

Hootsuite Inc. : Watch and Act: Ulan Road, Ulan (Mid-Western LGA) Firefighters supported by Large Air Tankers have slowed the spread of the fire. There is now a reduced threat. If you left the area, it is now safe to return. #nswfires #nswrfs #ALERT

Hootsuite Inc. : Watch and Act: Washpool State Forest, Combadjha (Clarence Valley LGA) Fire activity has increased Wst of Washpool Nat Park. If near Rocky River Rd, Wst of the Timbarra Rvr, your plan is to leave and the path is clear, leave in East direction towards Tenterfield. #nswrfs #ALERT

Hootsuite Inc. : Total Fire Bans are in force from midnight tonight for the Northern Slopes and New England areas due to very high fire danger. A total fire ban means no fires in the open. The Central Ranges and Southern Ranges will also see very high fire danger. #nswrfs #nswfires

Hootsuite Inc. : EMERGENCY WARNING: Myall Creek Rd (Richmond Valley)
Fire is moving toward properties in Ashby Heights, Ashby and Woombah. Fire also burning to the Nth of Glencoe Rd, Est of the Pac Hwy. Iluka Rd and Old Murrayville Rd are closed. Pac Hwy currently open #nswrfs #nswfire #ALERT

Hootsuite Inc. : EMERGENCY WARNING: Ulan Rd, Ulan (Mid-Western)
If Sth of Lagoon Rd or Ridge Rd & it is safe to leave, leave now toward Mudgee. If Nth of Lagoons Rd or Ridge Rd & its safe to leave, leave now to Cope Rd & head Wst towards Gulgong. #nswrfs #nswfires #ALERT ow.ly/ap0h50xkCMz

Twitter Web App : Firefighters are currently working to protect properties where possible in the Woombah area.
If you are in the area of Ashby Heights and Woombah, seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
For more info, visit rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-informati… #NSWRFS

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Twitter Web App : Watch and Act: Arkstone Rd, Jeremy (Oberon)
There is a fire burning near Arkstone Road, Jeremy area.
The fire is burning east towards Fiddlers Flat and Foxden.
If you are in the area, monitor the situation. Know what you will do if the fire threatens. #NSWRFS #NSWFires

Twitter Web App : At 4.30pm there are 124 bush and grass fires, with 90+ not yet contained. The Myall Creek Rd Fire remains at Emergency Warning. Over 2,000 firefighters and support personnel are now in the field.
A number of new fires have been started by significant lightning.

Twitter Web App : Watch and Act: Currowan Fire (Shoalhaven)
Fire activity is increasing and burning embers may start spot fires ahead of the main firefront.
If you are in the area of the Currowan State Forest, Shallows Crossing and East Lynne, watch out for smoke and embers.

Twitter Web App : Advice: Three Mile Fire
Conditions are easing across the fireground. The fire has now been downgraded to Advice. Residents in the area are reminded to monitor conditions. Firefighters assisted by aircraft continue to work to slow the progression of the fire. #NSWRFS #NSWFires

iPhone : The State Operations Centre is in full swing this afternoon. The NSW SES dealing with numerous storm related incidents across #sydney and #NSWRFS with now more than 110 fires across the state, many as a result of the lightning with the recent storms.

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TweetDeck : EMERGENCY WARNING: Myall Creek Road fire (Richmond Valley).

Fire activity is increasing with spot fires starting ahead of the main fire. Residents in the areas of Ashby Heights and Woombah should seek shelter as the fire approaches. #nswrfs #nswfires #alert

TweetDeck : Harvest Safety Alert for Carrathool, Griffith, Hay, Leeton, Murrumbidgee & Narrandera LGAs. Harvesters must immediately check conditions are within guidelines rfs.nsw.gov.au/harvesting-gui… #NSWRFS

TweetDeck : Watch and Act: Three Mile Fire (Hawkesbury).
Fire activity is increasing across the fireground. A number of spot fires are starting ahead of the main front. The fire is also backing down towards the Macdonald River. There are no threats to homes at this stage. #nswrfs #nswfires

TweetDeck : Emergency Services are receiving a large number of 000 calls for assistance with storm related incidents across the Northern Beaches and Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai areas. If you need assistance with storm related incidents contact NSW SES on 132 500. If it's life threatening contact 000 twitter.com/BOM_NSW/status…

TweetDeck : Watch and Act: Carrai East (Kempsey LGA).

Fire activity is increasing across the fireground, mainly in the areas of Dungay Creek and Boonanghi. Residents in the area should enact their bush fire survival plan and continue to monitor the situation. #nswrfs #nswfires