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Major Fire Updates

During times of major incident activity, such as during bush and grass fires where there is a threat to the community, updates are posted here.

Outside of these periods, check our Fires Near Me page for information on incidents in your area. For information on planned hazard reduction activities, check our Hazard Reductions page.

If you see a fire without a fire truck in attendance, please call Triple Zero (000).

Remember - every home should have a bush fire survival plan. Download yours today.

Advice - Old Station Rd, Verges Creek (Kempsey LGA) 18/08/2019 12:44

A bush fire is burning in the Verges Creek area, approximately 5km north of Crescent Head, and has burnt more than 1,345 hectares. The fire is currently being controlled.

Advice: Gilmores Gully fire (Kempsey LGA) 18/08/2019 09:02

A bush fire is burning to the north west of Kempsey and is being controlled. The fire has burnt out 3,426 hectares.

Advice - Middle Creek Rd (Clarence Valley LGA) 18/08/2019 08:38

A bush fire is burning in the Kangaroo Creek, Hayards Crossing and Kungala area. The fire is currently 5,719 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Smoke Advisory - Northern NSW bush fires 18/08/2019 08:32

Smoke from bush fires is affecting areas of NSW from Port Macquarie north to the Queensland border.