Hooray for Fire and Rescue NSW!

Mariam Belle

Fire and Rescue NSW is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services.

They have been a fixture at the Sydney Royal Easter Show for many years and their aim is to promote and educate on fire safety with their prevent, prepare, protect motto.

Kids get to have a go in the fire trucks and learn all about what the fire and rescue teams do.

Here are some safety tips below!

Prevention

Make sure to change your smoke alarms and keep fire hazards under control.

Prepare

Bush fire preparation is very important. Keep cleaning out your gutters and keep branches away from power lines!

Protect

Fire and Rescue have a cool catch phrase, “keep looking while cooking”. When working with heat it is important to pay close attention. It is also important to protect your hands when barbecuing or cooking with open flames.

 

In an emergency call
Triple Zero (000)

Bushfire Information
Call the NSW Rural Fire Service: 1800 679 737
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au [external link]

Floods and Storms
Call the SES: 132 500
www.ses.nsw.gov.au [external link]

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