Prepare Your Home Now

bush fire

A well-prepared home is more likely to survive a bush fire. Every home should have a bush fire survival plan. Follow the QR code to download yours today. Even if your plan is to leave early, the more you prepare your home, the more likely it will survive a bush fire or ember attack. A […]

Kenthurst News at The Fire Station

fire fighters

As the fire season starts our state has been under serious threat. Our Hills District fire fighters have been asked to help in areas under threat in Tenterfield and Glenn Innes. The Hills district has many fire fighters on their way for deployment throughout the Mid North Coast on section 44 wildfires and there will […]

Dural Rural Fire Brigade

Dural Rural Fire Brigade

PACIFIC HILLS FAIR As part of the Rural Fire Brigade Get Ready Weekend campaign, Dural Brigade had a crew at the Pacific Hills Christian School fete. It was a successful day of helping people plan for the upcoming fire season, providing advice about the best way to prepare their homes, and showing the next generation […]

Hills Mowers Prepares For Fire

Hills Mowers Prepares For Fire

There’s a frenzy of activity in the Dural area as families heed the RFS’s warnings to prepare their homes against the threat of bushfire. Joe Fahim at Hills Mowers and Irrigation in Dural is primed to assist. He has seen a lot of interest in fire pumps from local families alarmed that their homes, properties […]

Fire Catastrophe

Fire Catastrophe

Unprecedented heatwave conditions in Europe and North America indicate that our next summer is going to be brutal. Observing the fire disasters overseas should compel Hills residents to be on high alert. Now is the time to prepare for the extreme fire danger we will no doubt be experiencing this upcoming summer. The last few […]

District Exercise and Navigation Exercise

District Exercise and Navigation Exercise

  Last month Dural participated in the Hornsby/Ku-Ring-Gai district exercise, where local brigades come together to prepare for the fire season. Exercises tested navigating and map bearings, calculating the size of fires, medical emergencies, and what to do if a fire was approaching and there was no means of escape. These scenarios are intended to […]

Winter Fire Safety

With the weather cooling down it is important to remind ourselves of how to stay safe throughout the colder months. Along with this cool weather, there is an increase in the number of house fires. Be safe, not sorry and follow these tips in the coming months to keep you and your family safe. • […]

Dural RFS

TRAINING Over the last month Dural members have been in the full swing of training. From doing the initial bush firefighter course through to the crew leader course and learning to drive the trucks, there is a bit of something for everyone. We encourage members to keep advancing their skills both through brigade training and […]

Glenhaven Rural Fire Brigade

The statutory bush fire danger period concluded on the 31st March, and although conditions around Glenhaven have been favourable this season, the brigade has still been busy throughout the shire and state. We have had multiple members deployed to fires across NSW, along with our Cat 7 vehicle which spent a significant amount of time […]

Join The Dural RFS

SEARCH AND RESCUE As well as attending fire related emergencies, the Rural Fire Service also assists SES and Police with search and rescues. Over the past month Dural has attended two successful searches for missing persons within the greater Sydney region. It is amazing being able to be part of a team who can reunite […]