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Australian firefighters shot at while battling US wildfire
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Australian firefighters shot at while battling US wildfire

Two Australian firefighters, on patrol with US Forest Service personnel in Washington state, were set upon by hunters, chased and shot at.

  • by Kylar Loussikian

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Men rescued after more than eight hours trapped in Southern Highlands mine
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Men rescued after more than eight hours trapped in Southern Highlands mine

The men were trapped in a mine lift about 150m underground on Wednesday.

  • by Rachel Clun
Man dies trying to fight house fire in Sydney's inner west
Tragedy

Man dies trying to fight house fire in Sydney's inner west

After initially escaping the blaze with his mother, the man re-entered the house to battle the blaze.

  • by Rachel Clun
Help can sometimes be more of a hindrance in flood rescues

Help can sometimes be more of a hindrance in flood rescues

Driving into floodwaters kills about 13 people every year and new research finds emergency workers sometimes make things worse.

  • by Julie Power
'He couldn't save her': Woman dead after house fire in Sydney's east
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Tragedy

'He couldn't save her': Woman dead after house fire in Sydney's east

The grandmother of 23 died and her husband suffered smoke inhalation after a Waverley house fire on Thursday morning.

  • by Rachel Clun
Transport chaos as Sydenham's General Gordon Hotel goes up in flames
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Transport chaos as Sydenham's General Gordon Hotel goes up in flames

Six fire crews on the scene on Monday afternoon could not prevent the roof of the Sydenham pub from collapsing.

  • by Rachel Clun & Jenny Noyes
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Man dies after falling from cliff into ocean in southern Sydney

Man dies after falling from cliff into ocean in southern Sydney

A young man has died after falling from a cliff at a popular whale-watching area in southern Sydney.

  • by Jamie Berry & Justine Landis Hanley
Two men seriously burnt after explosion at western Sydney factory

Two men seriously burnt after explosion at western Sydney factory

Two men have been left with serious burns after an explosion and fire at a factory in Smithfield. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
Fire engulfs building on Macquarie Street in Sydney's CBD
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Fire

Fire engulfs building on Macquarie Street in Sydney's CBD

Construction workers scrambled up the scaffolding of a CBD worksite to escape a "wall of flame"

  • by Rachel Clun & Angus Thompson
Smoke leaves parts of Sydney with air twice the hazardous level
Bushfire

Smoke leaves parts of Sydney with air twice the hazardous level

The smoke from weekend hazard reductions was still covering Sydney on Tuesday, and it's not expected to clear until Wednesday.

  • by Rachel Clun
Fire commissioner targets bullying, sexism in the workplace
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Sexism

Fire commissioner targets bullying, sexism in the workplace

The NSW Fire and Rescue Service Commissioner has put the organisation's dirty linen on public display.

  • by Tim Barlass