bushfire

Help to prepare for bushfire season

With the warmer weather approaching, local authorities have encouraged residents to be prepared for the fire season and emergencies. Killcare Wagstaffe Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) recently published a series of…


Hazard burns to reduce summer fire risk

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has successfully completed a small, but critical hazard reduction burn in Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area (SCA). NPWS Central Coast Area Manager, Steve…




Dead trees a fuse for bushfires

Forum – As we enter the bushfire season Kincumba Mountain is primed and ready to blow. The bike riders have come in with saws and axes removing branches, cutting down…






Central Coast Fire Information

The first official ‘Catastrophic’ bush fire warning has been issued by authorities for the Central Coast. The Rural Fire Service, Education Department, Council & the Bureau of Meteorology, National Parks…


Bushfire on Lion Island

Fire brigades from across the region’s south responded to a bushfire on Lion Island on August 25. The blaze is thought to have been started by a lightning strike and…


Bushfire destroys nine hectares

[Report] A bushfire which started on August 15 has destroyed nine hectares of bushland in the Bouddi National Park. A total fire ban had been declared for the Central Coast on…


Bushfire burns in national park

The Bays Community experienced an early start to the bush fire season when a blaze, believed to be deliberately lit, destroyed 10 hectares of Brisbane Water National Park. NSW Rural…



Firebug arrested at Mangrove Creek

A man has been charged following a bushfire at Mangrove Creek. Shortly after 12am on February 12, emergency services were called to a bushfire on Mangrove Creek Rd, Mangrove Creek,…