Initial assessment of fire affected areas – Update 2


The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has continued its damage assessment following the weekend bush fires.

At this stage, there is a total of 30 homes destroyed and five damaged.

The following locations have been assessed:

Sir Ivan Fire (Warrumbungle) – 50 percent of area assessed  

  • 23 homes destroyed  
  • 2 homes damaged
  • 1 church destroyed
  • 51 outbuildings destroyed

Pappinbarra Fire (Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA)

  • 4 homes destroyed
  • 3 homes damaged
  • 7 outbuildings destroyed

Spring Hill Road Dondingalong Fire (Kempsey LGA)

  • 2 homes destroyed (one habitable)
  • 7 outbuildings destroyed

Binalong Road, Boggabri (Narrabri LGA)

  • 1 home destroyed
  • 2 outbuildings destroyed

White Cedars Road, Kains Flat fire (Mudgee)

  • Assessment is not yet complete

Another update will be issued on Tuesday morning when further assessments are completed.