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Maloneys Beach bushfire successfully contained

A small bushfire which started in the northern Batemans Bay suburb of Maloneys Beach this afternoon has been successfully contained.  RFS crews supported by aircraft, including five fixed-wing bombers and three water-bucketing helicopters were involved in the quick containment of the fire, which started about 3.40pm, in bushland. The RFS says residents...

Currowan bushfire and North Black Range bushfires remain at Advice level

♨️CURROWAN AND NORTH BLACK RANGE BUSHFIRE update 5.05pm 9th December ♨️Both major fires remain at Advice level this afternoon. The advice for North Black Range is under the advice and information about Currowan. Please read on for recent information from the RFS. You can also stay upto date by going to www.rfs.gov.au ♨️ A new Advice...

Man charged for refusing to comply with police direction near fire-ground

      A man has been charged for refusing to comply with police direction near fire grounds in the state’s south. About 10.15pm Saturday (7 December 2019), a man was driving his Toyota Landcruiser south along Woodburn Road, west of Milton, towards a closed-off road. The road closure was being manned by two council...

Currowan & North Black Range fires upgraded to Watch & Act

The Currowan and North Black Range bushfires have been upgraded to Watch & Act level this afternoon.  Go to ww.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information.  Below is the current advice and information, current as of 3.30pm 7th December.   Currowan bushfire  Advice Lake Tabourie area, including areas west to Woodburn Road. Monitor conditions. Fire is increasing in the...

Currowan bushfire moves to ADVICE level overnight

Here is the latest information from the Rural Fire Service current as of 7.15am 7th December, go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information  Current Situation The fire has burnt towards Bawley Point and Lake Tabourie. The fire is now burning north of Lake Tabourie, and west of the Princes Highway. The fire continues to be active in...

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Image credit: Fire and Rescue NSW fire fighters extinguish a structural fire at a property on Orion Place in Lake Tabourie on the Princes Highway between Bateman's Bay and Ulladulla south of Sydney,Thursday, December, 5, 2019. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) NSW Bush Fires - How you can help As bushfires continue to devastate...

No end in sight: South Coast bushfire crisis continues and spreads

Flynn is one of the favourite characters of South Durras: South Durras was saved yesterday by a southerly, however the southerly swept the fire into the Bawley Point and Lake Tabourie. Image courtesy of Christine Britten.  Bird song and the joyous sounds of the nocturnal bush cities on the South Coast,...