Rural Fire Service


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General enquiries - Bland/Temora Rural Fire Service

Lot 61 Vesper Street

PO Box 169


Phone: (02) 6977 4737

Fax: (02) 6978 0823

Bush Fire Danger Period

The Local Bush Fire Danger Period commenced in the Bland Temora Rural Fire Zone on October 1, 2015


Bush Fire danger period 2015(PDF, 309KB)


Bush Fire Safer Places

In the event of a bush fire emergency, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) has designated several locations in the Shire as “Neighbourhood Safer Places.”

Mark Cooper, Community Safety Officer, RFS Bland and Temora Zones, said these were considered as “a place of last resort” for anyone seeking shelter.

“That is, these are not evacuation points and there may not be emergency services there, but they are places that have been assessed by the RFS and meet criteria to be considered a safer place,” Mr Cooper explained.

“On days of extreme fire danger, some people might also choose to go to these safer places in case of an emergency fire situation.”

Temora Shire Council supports this initiative and each of the selected locations is a Council facility maintained to appropriate standards to meet the ‘Safer Places’ criteria.
The Neighbourhood Safer Places in Temora Shire are:

  • Temora - Gloucester Park
  • Ariah Park - Recreation Ground
  • Springdale – hall and recreation area

Further details on this and other RFS information, including updates in an emergency, can be found on the Bland Temora Zone RFS website or the RFS website

Emergency information is also distributed via the NSW Rural Fire Service Facebook page and there is also an official RFS app Fires Near Me NSW.