NSW fire emergency: what all the terms mean

Nadine Morton
By Nadine Morton
Updated November 11 2019 - 11:05pm, first published 8:30pm
NSW fire emergency: what all the terms mean

Need the jargon explained. We've asked the NSW Rural Fire Service what do fire danger ratings actually mean. How far can embers travel ahead of the fire? And, can a fire really create its own weather pattern?

Each year thousands of NSW RFS firefighters battle out-of-control blazes, they issue alerts to the community and they also talk about worse case scenarios.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Breaking News Reporter - National

There's a million tales to tell and I'm enjoying bringing them to you. News tips always welcome, get in touch on social or email me at: nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au.

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