Initial assessment of fire affected areas – Update 3
Published Date: 14 Feb 2017
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has completed an initial assessment of areas affected by bush fires at the weekend.
At this stage, a total of 32 homes have been confirmed destroyed, with five others damaged.
The following locations have been assessed:
Sir Ivan Fire (Warrumbungle) - 60 percent of area assessed
- 23 homes destroyed (including five at Uarbry)
- 2 homes damaged
- 1 church destroyed
- 52 outbuildings destroyed
Pappinbarra (Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA) - complete
- 6 homes destroyed
- 3 houses damaged
- 11 outbuildings destroyed
Spring Hill Road Dondingalong Fire (Kempsey LGA) - complete
- 2 houses destroyed (one habitable)
- 7 outbuildings destroyed
Binalong Road, Boggabri (Narrabri LGA) - complete
- 1 house destroyed
- 2 outbuildings destroyed
White Cedars Road (Mid Western) - 60 percent of area assessed
- 4 outbuildings destroyed
Another update will be provided this afternoon when further assessments are completed.