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Bush Fire Danger Period ends March 31st.

The Bush Fire Danger Period ends on the 31st March 2017.  From the 1st April 2017 – 30 September 2017 Fire Safety Permits are no longer required; however Blue Mountains City Council requirements still apply year round for pile burns.

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Current fires in the Blue Mountains area

There is a Severe Fire Danger Rating for the Blue Mountains on Sunday 12th February 2017.

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Severe Fire conditions forecast for Blue Mountains

There is a Severe Fire Danger Rating for the Blue Mountains on Sunday 12th February 2017.

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Statewide total fire ban this weekend

A total fire ban will be in force across all of NSW for Saturday and Sunday, due to worsening weather conditions.

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Difficult and dangerous fire conditions ahead

We’re in for a difficult and dangerous couple of days across many parts of NSW.

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Dangerous fire conditions forecast as temperatures rise

As temperatures soar over the next few days, the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is warning of dangerous fire conditions across many parts of NSW.

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BOM: Severe weather update: Heatwave condition expected in coming days

Extremely hot temperatures are expected across NSW from Friday 10th February through to Sunday 12th February 2017.

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Stuff Your Chopper Challenge

There has been a great response from the Blue Mountains Rural Fire Service district to the Stuff Your Chopper challenge.

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Seasonal Bushfire Outlook update

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre has updated the seasonal bushfire outlook for Southern Australia.

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Mt Blackheath Road Blackheath/Shipley Plateau Bushfire

A fire burnt between Mt Blackheath Road and Kanimbla Drive and moved in an easterly direction.

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