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Currowan & North Black Range fires upgraded to Watch & Act

The Currowan and North Black Range bushfires have been upgraded to Watch & Act level this afternoon.  Go to ww.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information.  Below is the current advice and information, current as of 3.30pm 7th December.   Currowan bushfire  Advice Lake Tabourie area, including areas west to Woodburn Road. Monitor conditions. Fire is increasing in the...

Currowan bushfire moves to ADVICE level overnight

Here is the latest information from the Rural Fire Service current as of 7.15am 7th December, go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information  Current Situation The fire has burnt towards Bawley Point and Lake Tabourie. The fire is now burning north of Lake Tabourie, and west of the Princes Highway. The fire continues to be active in...

No end in sight: South Coast bushfire crisis continues and spreads

Flynn is one of the favourite characters of South Durras: South Durras was saved yesterday by a southerly, however the southerly swept the fire into the Bawley Point and Lake Tabourie. Image courtesy of Christine Britten.  Bird song and the joyous sounds of the nocturnal bush cities on the South Coast,...

Currowan bushfire emergency continues this evening, leaving South Coast devastated

Beachside rescue at Bawley Point this afteroon, with Ulladulla Marine Rescue on hand. Image courtesy Ulladulla Marine Rescue.  The Currowan bushfire is continuing to devastate the South Coast this evening, after an afternoon of hell, with flames of 20 metres reported in the Lake Tabourie area. Please scroll down to see...

Currowan bushfire moves to emergency level as fire moves toward Lake Tabourie

Here is the latest information from the Rural Fire Service current as of 2.45pm 5th December, go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest information  Current Situation The fire is spreading quickly through the Meroo National Park towards Lake Tabourie. The fire continues to be active in the areas of Kioloa, Pretty Beach, Pebbly Beach, Depot...

The RFS says anyone in the northern Batemans Bay suburbs of Long Beach, Maloneys Beach, North Batemans Bay and Surfside who are not emotionally and physically prepared to defend their properties in the advent of fire spotting and impact today should leave

Fire crews continued to battle the bushfire overnight. The northern suburbs of Batemans Bay could be impacted by the Currowan fire today, as the region braces itself for another day of severe fire danger.  The northern suburbs of Batemans Bay could be impacted by the Currowan fire today, as the region braces...

'Really clear message, today is the decision day, tomorrow, after tomorrow morning it will be too late', north Batemans Bay residents told to decide whether to stay and defend their homes from the Currawan bushfire, or leave.

Residents of northern Batemans Bay suburbs at today's bushfire public meeting at Long Beach, they've been told they need to make a decision about whether they are staying in, or leaving their homes.  Tomorrow will be a severe fire day for the South Coast, Illawarra and Far South Coast, with strong...