Hunter News 8 September 2021
The federal government has announced it will be funding the $4 million lease of a large airtanker to boost aerial firefighting muscle, with a capacity to drop more than 15,000 litres of retardant or water.
Hunter News 3 September 2021
The Lower Hunter Rural Fire Service is reminding residents in these areas to keep windows and doors closed, remove washing from clothes lines and ensure pets are in a protected area.
Hunter News 25 August 2021
e community has rallied around their much-loved neighbour, starting a Go Fund Me page which has so far raised almost $37,000.
Hunter News 20 August 2021
Crews were called to Melbourne Street at 5.15am on Friday where a large shed at the rear of a home is well alight.
Hunter News 19 August 2021
Lower Hunter residents are being urged to hold off on hanging the washing out this weekend as the NSW Rural Fire Service conducts a number of hazard reduction burns.
midnight on Thursday to find the rear of the home well alight.
Hunter News 18 August 2021
RFS and Fire and Rescue crews were called to the 4 bedroom home off Idaville Road at 3.30am to find smoke issuing from the rear of the house.
Hunter News 12 August 2021
Six fire trucks and a Duty Commander were called to the two storey timber and fibro home on Clift Street at 3am.
Emergency services and the region's Westpac Rescue Helicopter have been called to a house fire at Brightewaters.
Hunter News 22 February 2021
Investigations are under way into the cause of a fire which destroyed a building at the Belmont Sports Club overnight.