A Community Fire Unit (CFU) is a team of local residents living in urban areas close to bushland who are supported by Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) to enhance their safety and resilience to bushfires. Volunteer CFU members do not fight fires, nor are they firefighters. Being a CFU member is about preparation, prevention and protection from bushfires. Click here to learn more about CFUs
In a fire emergency every moment counts and accessing a mains water supply is critical to saving lives and property.
The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) recently released the results of testing conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CS
The Static Water Supply (SWS) Program has just been revised and updated to reflect improvements since it was developed after the 1994 bushfires.
The FRNSW Community Fire Unit Program enters its 20th year in 2014. To celebrate we are holding an 20th anniversary event for CFU members and their families at the Penrith Museum of Fire.