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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 - Long Gully Rd, Drake (Tenterfield LGA) 15/10/2019 11:04

A bush fire is burning in the Drake and Ewingar area. The fire is currently over 74,050 hectares in size and contained.

Advice - Bees Nest fire (Armidale LGA) 15/10/2019 11:03

The Bees Nest fire is burning within the Chaelundi State Forest, the Guy Fawkes National Park and Pargo Flat areas. The fire is currently more than 104,100 hectares in size, has a perimeter of more than 912km and is being controlled.

Advice - Busbys Flat Rd, Busbys Flat (Richmond Valley LGA) 15/10/2019 10:55

A large bush fire is burning at in the area of Busbys Flat, Wyan, Myrtle Creek and Rappville. The fire has burned approximately 47,790 hectares and is not yet under control.