Northern NSW Firefighter Deployment

ACT Rural Fire Service will today deploy 12 firefighters to replace the returning team to assist NSW Rural Fire Service in their firefighting efforts.

The team will depart Canberra Airport at approximately 10am.

Including today's deployment, 61 firefighters from the ACT have been sent to support other jurisdictions.

This is the fourth deployment ACT has sent to battle fires burning across NSW and QLD.

Crews will be working on the NSW fires for 3 days with a travel day either side.

Other crews will return home this afternoon and tomorrow.

The deployed firefighters will not impact on fire protection for the ACT.

We wish them all the very best over the coming days.