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Fire and Rescue NSW's purpose is to enhance community safety, quality of life and confidence by minimising the impact of hazards and emergency incidents on the people, environment and economy of New South Wales.
Fire and Rescue NSW manage fire emergencies in NSW's major cities and towns, responding to rescues, hazardous materials incidents and possible terrorism activities across the state.
Fire and Rescue NSW work with other government agencies to minimise the impact of bushfires, storms, floods, landslides, building collapses, motor vehicle accidents and other emergencies. They additionally run prevention and preparedness programs to prevent these emergencies and reduce their impact on the community.
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Level 10 227 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
PO Box A249
Sydney South NSW 1232
Ph: (02) 9265 2999
Fax: (02) 9265 2988