ACT Rural Fire Service

Responsible for the supression of wildfires

The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) is responsible for protecting life, property and the environment from all bush and grass fires that occur within rural areas or non-suburban of the ACT.

The ACTRFS has both volunteer brigades and a brigade of TAMS employees who work together responding to bush and grass fires, and conducting hazard reduction burning to mitigate against the fire threat to the ACT.

Members are also actively engaged in supporting other services of the ESA and interstate departments.

ACTRFS firefighters

This page was last modified on October 24th, 2011

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