Call triple zero (000) if:

  • someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help
  • your life or property being threatened
  • you have just witnessed a serious accident or crime
  • you need to report a fire.

For non-urgent assistance:

  • Police
    • Springwood Police: 4751 0299
    • Katoomba Police: 4782 8199
    • Blackheath Police (station is not open 24 hours): 4787 8444
    • Lawson Police: 4759 1087
  • Flooding, storm damage: SES 132 500
  • Bush Fire Information Line: 1800 679 737
  • Bush fire and Emergency Management programs: 4780 5000
  • Blue Mountains Local Emergency Management Committee: 4780 5000
  • Bush fire mitigation works and hazard reduction on Council managed land: 4780 5000
  • Bush fire hazard complaints relating to any land (RFS): 4784 7444
  • Hazard reduction applications and approvals (RFS): 4784 7444

Links

The following websites contain a wide range of information relating to bush fire and emergency management in New South Wales:

Emergency Services - Blue Mountains Wide (Local):

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