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List of current Fires and Incidents

The NSW Rural Fire Service responds to a range of incidents across the State. This table provides an indication of current fires and incidents being attended by NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers. The information provided below, in the list of current fires and incidents, also includes Hazard Reductions. Information on planned Hazard Reductions is available on our Hazard Reduction Burns page.

Disclaimer: This information is extracted from the NSW Rural Fire Service Incident Database. It is not 'real time' information, but is provided as a general indication of current activity.

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Incident Name Alert Level Location Council Area Status Type Last Updated
Bobs Road Fire Advice approx 30 k east of Armidale ArmidaleDumaresq out of control Forest fire 10/07 : 12:00PMIncident Name: Bobs Road Fire
Alert Level: Advice
Location: approx 30 k east of Armidale
Council Area: ArmidaleDumaresq
Status: out of control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 100
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 10/07 : 12:00PM
Mahers Rd, Bellingen Advice Mahers Rd, Bellingen, NSW 2454 Bellingen under control Forest fire 11/07 : 04:09PMIncident Name: Mahers Rd, Bellingen
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Mahers Rd, Bellingen, NSW 2454
Council Area: Bellingen
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 2
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 04:09PM
Ashdell Rd, Coolangubra SF Advice 11km east of Bombala Bombala under control Hazard Reduction 10/07 : 12:30PMIncident Name: Ashdell Rd, Coolangubra SF
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 11km east of Bombala
Council Area: Bombala
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 20
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 10/07 : 12:30PM
Claypole St, Ambarvale Advice Claypole St, Ambarvale, NSW 2560 Campbelltown out of control Forest fire 12/07 : 06:38AMIncident Name: Claypole St, Ambarvale
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Claypole St, Ambarvale, NSW 2560
Council Area: Campbelltown
Status: out of control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Fire and Rescue NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 12/07 : 06:38AM
Georges Rd, Ellalong Advice Georges Rd, Ellalong, NSW 2325 Cessnock being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 04:30PMIncident Name: Georges Rd, Ellalong
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Georges Rd, Ellalong, NSW 2325
Council Area: Cessnock
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 50
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 04:30PM
Henry Valley Rd SFAZ - Hazard Reduction Advice Henry Valley Road - Guy Fawkes National Park. Approx 300 ha will be on NPWS estate and 110 ha will be private property. ClarenceValley under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 05:00PMIncident Name: Henry Valley Rd SFAZ - Hazard Reduction
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Henry Valley Road - Guy Fawkes National Park. Approx 300 ha will be on NPWS estate and 110 ha will be private property.
Council Area: ClarenceValley
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 410
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:00PM
Barool Trig - Scotties Gully HR Advice Barool Trig - Scotties Gully - Nymboydia National Park ClarenceValley under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 04:30PMIncident Name: Barool Trig - Scotties Gully HR
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Barool Trig - Scotties Gully - Nymboydia National Park
Council Area: ClarenceValley
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 200
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 04:30PM
NPWS HR Eve Creek LMZ Advice Dorrigo National Park just north west of Mt Moonbil and south of Eve Creek Roiad CoffsHarbour under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 12:00PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Eve Creek LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Dorrigo National Park just north west of Mt Moonbil and south of Eve Creek Roiad
Council Area: CoffsHarbour
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 600
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 12:00PM
NPWS HR Corfes Road Advice Corfes Road in Bindarri National Park CoffsHarbour under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 10:00AMIncident Name: NPWS HR Corfes Road
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Corfes Road in Bindarri National Park
Council Area: CoffsHarbour
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 420
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 10:00AM
FCNSW site prep burn Mt Mitchell Advice Mt Mitchell pine forest GlenInnes Severn under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 07:15AMIncident Name: FCNSW site prep burn Mt Mitchell
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Mt Mitchell pine forest
Council Area: GlenInnes Severn
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 10
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 07:15AM
NPWS HR - Macmasters Ridge LMZ Advice Bouddi National Park west of Private properties Yowie CLose bula Plase Huntley Road and Bundalleer Crescent Bensville. Gosford under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 05:30PMIncident Name: NPWS HR - Macmasters Ridge LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Bouddi National Park west of Private properties Yowie CLose bula Plase Huntley Road and Bundalleer Crescent Bensville.
Council Area: Gosford
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 20
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:30PM
Northern Block SFAZ Advice Towibakh Nature Reserve, 4 km west of Manning Point GreaterTaree under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 01:00PMIncident Name: Northern Block SFAZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Towibakh Nature Reserve, 4 km west of Manning Point
Council Area: GreaterTaree
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 20
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 01:00PM
Woodlands Rd Nabiac Advice Woodlands Road, Nabiac GreatLakes being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 05:15PMIncident Name: Woodlands Rd Nabiac
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Woodlands Road, Nabiac
Council Area: GreatLakes
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 868
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:15PM
Washpool Creek Rd, Booral Advice Washpool Creek Rd, Booral, NSW 2425 GreatLakes being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 03:50PMIncident Name: Washpool Creek Rd, Booral
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Washpool Creek Rd, Booral, NSW 2425
Council Area: GreatLakes
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 40
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:50PM
NPWS HR Pipers LMZ HR Advice Between Myall River and Bennetts beach from southern park boundary north to Brambles Green fire trail GreatLakes under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 09:45AMIncident Name: NPWS HR Pipers LMZ HR
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Between Myall River and Bennetts beach from southern park boundary north to Brambles Green fire trail
Council Area: GreatLakes
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 1,500
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 09:45AM
Nombi St, Mullaley Advice Nombi St, Mullaley, NSW 2379 Gunnedah being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 05:45PMIncident Name: Nombi St, Mullaley
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Nombi St, Mullaley, NSW 2379
Council Area: Gunnedah
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:45PM
Maynes Tr hazard reduction Dthinna Dthinnawan NP Advice West of Maynes Trail within Dthinna Dthinawan NP, 14 km east northeast of Yetman Inverell under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 06:50PMIncident Name: Maynes Tr hazard reduction Dthinna Dthinnawan NP
Alert Level: Advice
Location: West of Maynes Trail within Dthinna Dthinawan NP, 14 km east northeast of Yetman
Council Area: Inverell
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 525
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 06:50PM
Tanban Rd, Collombatti Advice Tanban Rd, Collombatti, NSW 2440 Kempsey under control Forest fire 11/07 : 03:20PMIncident Name: Tanban Rd, Collombatti
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Tanban Rd, Collombatti, NSW 2440
Council Area: Kempsey
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 14
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:20PM
Tryon Rd HR Advice Ailsa Cl , East Lindfield Ku-ring-gai under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 10:03AMIncident Name: Tryon Rd HR
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Ailsa Cl , East Lindfield
Council Area: Ku-ring-gai
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 8
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 10:03AM
Lynches Creek Rd, Lynchs Creek Advice 1154 Lynches Creek Rd, Lynchs Creek, NSW 2474 Kyogle being controlled Grass fire 11/07 : 05:05PMIncident Name: Lynches Creek Rd, Lynchs Creek
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 1154 Lynches Creek Rd, Lynchs Creek, NSW 2474
Council Area: Kyogle
Status: being controlled
Type: Grass fire
Size (Ha): 10
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:05PM
NPWS HR Border Loop Advice Border Loop, Border Ranges National Park, 30km north of Kyogle Kyogle under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 03:30PMIncident Name: NPWS HR Border Loop
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Border Loop, Border Ranges National Park, 30km north of Kyogle
Council Area: Kyogle
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 72
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:30PM
Peacock Creek Rd, Bonalbo Advice Peacock Creek Rd, Bonalbo, NSW 2469 Kyogle under control Grass fire 11/07 : 02:30PMIncident Name: Peacock Creek Rd, Bonalbo
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Peacock Creek Rd, Bonalbo, NSW 2469
Council Area: Kyogle
Status: under control
Type: Grass fire
Size (Ha): 20
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 02:30PM
Warrell Waters Rd, Gumma Advice 25 Warrell Waters Rd, Gumma, NSW 2447 Nambucca under control Forest fire 11/07 : 03:00PMIncident Name: Warrell Waters Rd, Gumma
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 25 Warrell Waters Rd, Gumma, NSW 2447
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 106
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:00PM
Apple Tree Knob Road Advice Thumb Creek State Forest, 24km West of Macksville Nambucca under control Forest fire 11/07 : 03:00PMIncident Name: Apple Tree Knob Road
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Thumb Creek State Forest, 24km West of Macksville
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 539
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:00PM
NPWS HR CCA Butchers Ck LMZ Advice Yarriabinni NP Nambucca under control Hazard Reduction 06/07 : 05:00PMIncident Name: NPWS HR CCA Butchers Ck LMZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Yarriabinni NP
Council Area: Nambucca
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 142
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 06/07 : 05:00PM
FRNSW HR - Balls Head Reserve Advice Balls head Drive Waverton NorthSydney under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 04:20PMIncident Name: FRNSW HR - Balls Head Reserve
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Balls head Drive Waverton
Council Area: NorthSydney
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 1
Agency: Fire and Rescue NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 04:20PM
McGilvray Rd Advice McGilvray Rd, Bonny Hills, NSW 2445 PortMacquarie-Hastings being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 03:30PMIncident Name: McGilvray Rd
Alert Level: Advice
Location: McGilvray Rd, Bonny Hills, NSW 2445
Council Area: PortMacquarie-Hastings
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 357
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:30PM
NPWSHR-Quarry SFAZ Advice Bago Bluff National park PortMacquarie-Hastings under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 03:30PMIncident Name: NPWSHR-Quarry SFAZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Bago Bluff National park
Council Area: PortMacquarie-Hastings
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 246
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:30PM
NPWSHR Ducks Ridge SFAZ Advice Bago Bluff NP PortMacquarie-Hastings under control Hazard Reduction 11/07 : 03:00PMIncident Name: NPWSHR Ducks Ridge SFAZ
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Bago Bluff NP
Council Area: PortMacquarie-Hastings
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction
Size (Ha): 741
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:00PM
Hwy, Ellenborough Advice 5690 0xley Hwy, Ellenborough, NSW PortMacquarie-Hastings under control Forest fire 10/07 : 05:25PMIncident Name: Hwy, Ellenborough
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 5690 0xley Hwy, Ellenborough, NSW
Council Area: PortMacquarie-Hastings
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 10/07 : 05:25PM
Myall Creek Rd, Bora Ridge Advice Myall Creek Rd, Bora Ridge, NSW 2471 RichmondValley under control Forest fire 11/07 : 10:38AMIncident Name: Myall Creek Rd, Bora Ridge
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Myall Creek Rd, Bora Ridge, NSW 2471
Council Area: RichmondValley
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 7
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 10:38AM
Clarence River, Tenterfield Advice Clarence River, Tenterfield, NSW Tenterfield being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 03:45PMIncident Name: Clarence River, Tenterfield
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Clarence River, Tenterfield, NSW
Council Area: Tenterfield
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 519
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:45PM
Kielys Rd, Mooball Advice 205 Kielys Rd, Mooball, NSW 2483 Tweed being controlled Forest fire 11/07 : 05:30PMIncident Name: Kielys Rd, Mooball
Alert Level: Advice
Location: 205 Kielys Rd, Mooball, NSW 2483
Council Area: Tweed
Status: being controlled
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 6
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 05:30PM
Coulsons Creek Rd, Merriwa Advice Coulsons Creek Rd, Merriwa, NSW 2329 UpperHunter under control Scrub fire 11/07 : 03:30PMIncident Name: Coulsons Creek Rd, Merriwa
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Coulsons Creek Rd, Merriwa, NSW 2329
Council Area: UpperHunter
Status: under control
Type: Scrub fire
Size (Ha): 5
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:30PM
Banksia South, Dandry Advice Newell Hwy, Dandry, NSW 2357 Warrumbungle under control Forest fire 10/07 : 11:30AMIncident Name: Banksia South, Dandry
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Newell Hwy, Dandry, NSW 2357
Council Area: Warrumbungle
Status: under control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 250
Agency: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 10/07 : 11:30AM
Casey Dr, Watanobbi Advice Casey Dr, Watanobbi, NSW 2259 Wyong out of control Forest fire 11/07 : 03:59PMIncident Name: Casey Dr, Watanobbi
Alert Level: Advice
Location: Casey Dr, Watanobbi, NSW 2259
Council Area: Wyong
Status: out of control
Type: Forest fire
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: Fire and Rescue NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:59PM
Hungry Head Rd, Urunga Not Applicable 339 Hungry Head Rd, Urunga, NSW 2455 Bellingen under control Hazard Reduction No Incident 11/07 : 04:06PMIncident Name: Hungry Head Rd, Urunga
Alert Level: Not Applicable
Location: 339 Hungry Head Rd, Urunga, NSW 2455
Council Area: Bellingen
Status: under control
Type: Hazard Reduction No Incident
Size (Ha): 8
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 04:06PM
Packer Rd, Lower Portland Not Applicable Packer Rd, Lower Portland, NSW 2756 Hawkesbury under control Pile Burn 11/07 : 03:00PMIncident Name: Packer Rd, Lower Portland
Alert Level: Not Applicable
Location: Packer Rd, Lower Portland, NSW 2756
Council Area: Hawkesbury
Status: under control
Type: Pile Burn
Size (Ha): 7
Agency: Rural Fire Service
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 03:00PM
Bago SF Not Applicable Bago Rd, Wauchope, NSW 2446 PortMacquarie-Hastings under control Unknown Fire 10/07 : 08:00PMIncident Name: Bago SF
Alert Level: Not Applicable
Location: Bago Rd, Wauchope, NSW 2446
Council Area: PortMacquarie-Hastings
Status: under control
Type: Unknown Fire
Size (Ha): 110
Agency: Forests NSW
Last updated: 01/09 : 10/07 : 08:00PM
Land Search Watsons Creek Not Applicable Millers Road Watsons Creek Tamworth under control Assist NSW Police 11/07 : 11:53AMIncident Name: Land Search Watsons Creek
Alert Level: Not Applicable
Location: Millers Road Watsons Creek
Council Area: Tamworth
Status: under control
Type: Assist NSW Police
Size (Ha): 0
Agency: NSW Police
Last updated: 01/09 : 11/07 : 11:53AM


Key to Terms Used

Incident Name
Each incident is given a name by the incident controller to assist in the management of multiple incidents. The name does not always reflect the exact location of an incident but rather serves as a point of reference for Incident Management Teams.
 
Type
Grass Grass fire
Bush Bush fire
Scrub Scrub fire
Hazard Reduction Planned controlled burns to reduce bush fire hazards
Structure A fire involving a residential, commercial or industrial building
Hazmat The NSW RFS provides operational support to the Fire & Rescue NSW for hazardous materials incidents
MVA/Transport Motor vehicle accident
Aircraft Incident involving aircraft
Train Incident involving railway rolling stock
 
Status
Out of Control Indicates any fire that is spreading on one or more flanks. Effective control strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter
Being Controlled Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter
Under Control The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely

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Although every care is taken to ensure that all information in the NSW Rural Fire Service web site is accurate and up to date, NSW Rural Fire Service cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions.  Incident spatial location (burnt area and fire origin) update times may differ from the update time of incident details.  The location of mapped incidents may be placed in the centre of the Local Government Area (LGA) until accurate spatial information is available. These incidents are titled Incident Name (Unmapped Incident).  The geographic coordinate system for the feed is World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84).  Incident information is updated every 30 minutes.

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