Initial assessment of fire affected areas


The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has completed an initial assessment of areas affected by bush fires yesterday.

At this stage, one home has been confirmed destroyed, with another five damaged. A number of outbuildings have also been destroyed or damaged.

The initial assessment of property impact is:

Mount McKenzie Road fire, Tenterfield (60% of area assessed)

  • 1 home destroyed, 4 damaged
  • 3 facilities destroyed (two car yards and a pistol club)
  • 12 outbuildings destroyed, 8 damaged
  • 65 homes in the immediate area of the fire were saved

View Street, Lidsdale (100% of area assessed)

  • 1 home damaged
  • 3 outbuildings destroyed

Building Impact Assessment Teams have been unable to inspect properties at the Long Gully Road fire near Drake, due to dangerous conditions.

Across the firegrounds impacted yesterday, at least 160 homes in the immediate area of the fires were saved, along with 15 facilities and 81 outbuildings.

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