Emergency Contact Information


The Useful Information for Emergencies Info Kit provides information and key contact details for local and state-wide services available to assist residents in an emergency including contacts for key emergency services, transport options, managing animals, local utilities, health services, safer places and evacuation centres, and where/how to get the latest emergency information.

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

CALL 000 FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Call triple zero (000) to report all fires, if someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help, if your life or property is being threatened or if you have witnessed a serious accident or crime

ABC RADIO
ABC 702 AM is the local emergency broadcaster. As part of your emergency kit remember to have a radio with fresh batteries in case the electricity is cut.

ABC EMERGENCY - current alerts and warnings
www.abc.net.au/news/emergency/state/nsw

NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE (RFS) (bushfires)
Bushfire Info Line: 1800 679 737
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE (SES) (floods, storms & snow)
Phone: 132 500
www.ses.nsw.gov.au

FIRE AND RESCUE (for info on house & urban fires)
www.fire.nsw.gov.au
www.facebook.com/msw.ses

POLICE (to report an emergency call 000, not your local police station)
Katoomba Police Station - 4782 8199
Springwood Police Station - 4751 0299
www.police.nsw.gov.au
www.facebook.com/BlueMountainsLAC

WIRES (for wildlife rescue)
www.wires.org.au
Phone: 1300 094 737


BLUE MOUNTAINS FIREWATCH AND RECOVERY GROUP
(Information about local bushfire activity)
www.facebook.com/groups/BlueMountainsFirewatch

USEFUL APPS FOR YOUR SMART PHONE
Fires Near Me App - Provides fire information on bushfire incidents in NSW
Emergency+ - A smartphone app that provides the caller with info about when to call 000
My Fire Plan App - Bush Fire Survival Plan
Get Prepared App - Australian Red Cross
WIRES Wildlife Rescue App - Advice if you find native animals in distress