CONNECT WITH US

SITE SEARCH

  • Fires Near Me

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

PREPARE. ACT. SURVIVE.

Have a Bush Fire Survival Plan and keep up to date on fires in your area.

The NSW Rural Fire Service has launched their first official iPhone application.


The application provides information on current incidents across NSW attended by the RFS and other agencies. It also provides information on total fire bans.

The application gives users the ability to source information on incidents near them, using the ‘Fires Near Me’ function.

So how does it work?
• Centres the map of NSW on your Current Position.

• Allows you to choose another location, e.g. the destination for your weekend holiday, and centres on that location.

• Lets you know if there is a fire within 50 km of your location.

• Displays any fires within a 10 km radius of your location.

• Allows you to see a list of the bush fires in NSW, sorted by their proximity to your location—the closest being sorted to the top of the list.

• Tap on the fire and you will see some information about the fire. Tap on the arrow (“>“) and you will see the list of bush fires in NSW.

• Top on the arrow (“>“) of a fire within the list of bush fires, you will see a screen of more details on that particular fire.

• Tap the map button from the Details page and the map page appears centred on that fire.

• If a Total Fire Ban is active for today or tomorrow for your location, the Total Fire Ban symbol appears on the screen to warn you of this.

• Fires are listed by the name of the nearest town or village, if available. This makes it easier for you to recognise where it is, so that you can avoid it!

Don't have a smart phone? You can also check through the website http://www.firesnearme.com/
More information may be found http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au .



Advertisement

Latest from WSFM101.7

  • Latest Traffic

What's Hot

You Poked My Heart!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Cuteness alert! You won't be able to resist cracking up when you watch these three-year-olds argue about the weather.

More

Follow Up To 'Go The F*ck To Sleep' Announced!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

From the author of the wildly successful "children's book" Go The F*ck to Sleep comes a sequel that tackles an age-old battle between parent and child: You Have to F*cking Eat

More

2 Year Old Irish Girl Trying To Perform Frozen Tells Her Mum Off

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An adorable two-year-old Irish girl yells at her parents for interrupting her Frozen performance.

More

Husband Documents Month Without Wife

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

When this husband's wife and two children left him home alone for a month, he decided to document his adventures on Facebook. The result - 19 hilarious posts... and a growing paranoia of the household cats!

More

The Clooney Wedding

Sunday, September 28, 2014

They come from different worlds. And he had vowed never to marry again. But George Clooney appears finally to have met his match in the form of Amal Alamuddin.

More

The Best Of Prince

Monday, September 29, 2014

We take a look back at some of his on stage style!

More

Latest from WSFM101.7

  • Latest Traffic
Advertisement