Shane Fitzsimmons is the Commissioner of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, since 18 September 2007. Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Fitzsimmons served as Acting Commissioner between January and September.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement on further social distancing measures has been met with confusion after he told Australians to stay home, but defended allowing many businesses and.. SBS - Published
Gale-force winds merged two enormous bushfires in south-east Australia into a megablaze on Friday as thousands of people abandoned their homes for evacuation centres and military helicopters dropped.. WorldNews - Published
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Thunderstorms and showers brought some relief for firefighters battling deadly wildfires across Australia’s drought-parched east coast on Wednesday, but also raised.. WorldNews - Published
Shane Fitzsimmons has paid an emotional tribute to a 28-year-old volunteer firefighter and father-to-be, Samuel McPaul, who was killed when his fire truck was overturned in extreme winds. SBS - Published
Australian firefighters warned they were in "uncharted territory" as they struggled to contain dozens of out-of-control bushfires across the east of the country on Friday. About 100 blazes were.. WorldNews - Published