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 are advised to monitor the situation, however under current conditions the fire poses no risk to residents and is beng patrolled. 

The cause of the fire is to be investigated.