Arcadia Rural Fire Brigade est. 1941
Junes News 2019
Winter has made its mark and is definitely here for 2019.
This serves as a timely reminder to ensure your home is safe as we look forward to using fireplaces and heaters to stay cosy, and a way to dry clothes when the laundry pile builds up. Everyone loves the ambience of a crackling fire place, but have you made sure your flues are clean? Read more!
May News 2019
The 1st of April saw the end of the Bush Fire Danger period, after a long fire season for many parts of Australia. Due to the dry conditions, the season started a month early for Sydney. We had crews deployed to a number of fires, including interstate deployment in Queensland. Read more!
April News 2019
The members of Arcadia have been busily working in the background for a future hazard reduction (HR) in the Arcadia and Berrilee area. You may have seen a number of trucks in the area on the weekends, and a number of yellow figures working in the bush. Read more.
To Pile Burn, Or Not To Pile Burn...
That is the question. Unfortunately we have been called to a number of pile burns and bonfires in recent weeks that have not had the required paperwork. Read more here.
Volunteering with Arcadia RFB
Have you experienced the phenomenal work NSW RFS volunteers do, or have friends and family who are members? Have you found yourself wanting to actively participate within your local community? To find out more, click on the link below.
Preparing your property against the potential impact from Bushfire
Now is a great time to be preparing your property before the 2017-2018 fire season. Are you planning on pruning or removing trees to reduce a continuous tree canopy near your house? Do you know the rules? Check this link to Hornsby Shire Council's Tree Preservation Order.