the nsw fire brigade australia is a companation department with approx 3000 full time career firefighters and approx 4000 on call retained firefighters working out of over 350 fire stations in the state of new south wales australia.the service ran on over 200000 alarms in 1999.sydney is the major city in nsw and has 93 fire station protecting 4 million people.the 93 fire stations in sydney responded to over 160000 alarms in 1999 with the busiest fire engine responding to over 6500 alarms.sydney is the city hosting the next summer olympics in september 2000.hope this has given some info on my fire department.