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RFS says more South Coast homes may come under threat from Currowan bushfire today

As news emerges of properties lost and damaged after yesterday's Currowan bushfire emergency the RFS says more homes may come under threat today.  The RFS has confirmed a property along the Clyde River has been destroyed in the fire with more property loss likely.   Defending life and property will continue to be...

Batemans Bay residents told to prepare as bushfire crisis far from over

Superintendent of the Far South Coast Rural Fire Service John Cullen at today's public meeting about the bushfire emergency at Long Beach.  A community bushfire emergency meeting at Long Beach, Batemans Bay today has been told without "some very nice rain or weather", the 16,000 hectare Currowan bushfire could "grow, grow,...

Emergency warning for Currowan fire north of Batemans Bay

An emergency warning is in place for the Currowan Fire, burning north of Batemans Bay. The fire has burnt more than 7000 hectares and is not under control. Go to rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information.  If you are in the area to the west of the Princes Highway between Turmeil and East...

RFS advises Brooman residents, including along The River Road from Clyde Ridge Road (northern end) to The Sheep Track (southern end), to leave now if planning to do so

Posted at 2.15pm 1st December, 2019 Refreshed at 3.10pm with latest information Go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the very latest as the situation can change at any time. Currowan bushfire Fire activity has increased this afternoon due to strong westerly winds. Crews have been backburning in an effort to contain the fire. There is a significant amount of...