What to do when there's a bushfire

Find trusted sources of information to help you act when there's a bushfire.


Emergency help

In a life-threatening situation, call Triple Zero (000) or TTY 106

Find news on a bushfire on the RFS website.

Listen to your local ABC radio station.


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When there is a bushfire near you

Bushfire alerts

Understand the different alerts and what to do if there is a bushfire in your area.

If you have to evacuate

Learn when and where to go, what to take, and how to stay safe if you leave your home in a bushfire emergency.

Find an evacuation centre

Find an evacuation centre where you can go to in an emergency.

Report a bushfire or fire hazard

How to report bushfires and bushfire hazards.

Schools, TAFE and child care information during an emergency

Find out if your child’s school is closed due to an emergency, plus information to support remote learning.

Alerts for NSW National Parks

Find out, before you visit, about park closures in NSW national parks.

Bushfire recovery

Advice for cleaning up after a bushfire. What to do about damaged property, accommodation and lost documents.

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Emergency apps


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Hazards Near Me NSW

Hazards Near Me shows current information about local emergencies, including flood, bushfire and tsunamis, and advice on what to do to stay safe. The app can send you push notifications when there are new incidents or when information changes.


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Emergency Plus

Save the app that could save your life.

‘Emergency +’ is a national app developed by Australia's emergency services and their government and industry partners, helping people to call the right number at the right time, anywhere in Australia.


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Live Traffic NSW

Plan ahead and see what hazards are impacting your route on NSW roads.

Emergency resources and contacts

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