Emergency Services

Current NSW fire information wherever you go

RFS also has a number of social media channels

Facebook:
www.facebook.com/nswrfs

Blackheath/Mt Victoria RFS:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/BlackheathMt-Victoria-Rural-Fire-Brigade/137329676364289

Shipley RFS:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shipley-Rural-Fire-Brigade/504880046252997

Twitter:
www.twitter.com/nswrfs

YouTube:
www.youtube.com/nswrfs

Remember, these are useful sources of information but if your internet access is not working, the information may not be up to date. Other sources such as radio should also be checked.


Listen to your radio

ABC radio gives up-to-date information.
Listen to 702 radio live here: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/stations/local_sydney/live

http://www.abc.net.au/news/emergency/state/nsw/

If you suspect people of purposely lighting fires

Make a report to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

How can I help?

Volunteer for your local RFS

http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer


Retained firefighters at Mount Victoria Station

Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is seeking adaptable, flexible, team orientated women and men for employment as ‘on call’ Retained Firefighters.
Retained Firefighters respond promptly from their home or workplace to fires and emergency incidents in their community.

https://jobsnsw.taleo.net/careersection/all_jobs/jobdetail.ftl

Emergency Phone:  000 for Police, Fire and Ambulance

Ambulance Stations Not to be used for emergencies 131 233

Police Stations Mt Victoria 4787 1244
Blackheath 4787 8444
Katoomba 4782 8199
Lawson 4759 1087
Springwood 4751 0299
Penrith 4721 9444
Police Assistance Line
(Non-Emergencies & General Enquiries)
131 444
Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000

Fire Brigade Mt Victoria 4787 1237
Blackheath 4787 8078
Katoomba 4782 6733
Leura 4784 2128
Wentworth Falls 4757 1301
Lawson 4759 1032
Springwood 4751 2740
Glenbrook 4739 8712
Penrith 4721 5755

Rural Fire Service Report all Fires to 000
Blue Mountains Centre 4784 7444
General Enquiries
Blackheath
1800 679 737
4787 8675

State Emergency Service Blue Mountains 4782 3200
Penrith 9673 1277
Australia Wide 13 2500

Hospitals Katoomba 4784 6500
Nepean (Penrith) 4734 2000
Springwood 4751 0300

Integral Energy (Electricity Supply) 13 1003

Sydney Water (Water Board) 13 2090

Poisons Information Centre 13 1126

Distress Call (Telephone Counselling) 4736 4455

Kid’s Help Line (Free Call) 1800 551 800

Youth Hotline 4736 4000

Mountains Care (Emergency Crisis Relief) 4739 2233

LifeLine 13 1114

W.I.R.E.S. (Blue Mountains) (Sick or injured wildlife) 4754 2946

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