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Princes Highway reopens south of Nowra

The Princes Highway has reopened this evening between Lake Conjola and south of Nowra, after being closed this afternoon due to the bushfire emergency south of Nowra.  Keep up to date on www.livetraffic.com and www.rfs.nsw.gov.au   

Princes Highway shut this afternoon between Conjola Park and South Nowra as Comberton fire goes to emergency

  The Princes Highway is closed this afternoon south of Nowra between Lake Conjola Entrance Rd and Warra Warra Rd, with the Comberton bushfire south of Nowra at emergency level. Go to www.livetraffic.com.au for the latest road information and www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest bushfire information. Meanwhile the massive Currowan bushfire remains at Advice level. The...

Kings Highway could be closed for weeks, Batemans Bay community told

RFS volunteers working on the massive Currowan and Tianjara fire. The RFS, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Forestry and NSW Fire and Rescue with help from interstate and overseas teams are battling this mega blaze which could threaten northern Eurobodalla communities. Image courtesy Milton RFS.  Kings Highway to remain closed, maybe...

Princes Highway reopens on South Coast

The Princes Highway has reopened this evening after being closed because of major fires in the region.  The Currowan bushfire remains at Emergency warning. Go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest updates on the bushfires, and livetraffic.com for road information. 

Tianjara bushfire back to Watch & Act this evening

 The Tianjara bushfire has gone to Watch & Act this evening, after being at Emergency Level this afternoon. Please go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest update.   Fire activity has eased following a southerly change earlier today.The fire is burning in a northerly direction towards the Terpentine Road.Firefighters, supported by aircraft and heavy...

Currowan and Tianjara bushfires combine to create a dangerous and volatile fire thunderstorm

The Rural Fire Service says a fire-generated thunderstorm (pyro-cumulonimbus) has formed over the Currowan and Tianjara fires, in the Shoalhaven. Indications are that another thunderstorm will form over the Gospers Mountain fire.As a result, there is a potential for escalation in fire behaviour associated with this fire thunderstorm. A pyro-cumulonimbus...

Bushfire community meetings for Batemans Bay and Nerriga residents tomorrow, Sunday

Currowan Bushfire Community Meetings The NSW Rural Fire Service will host two bushfire information sessions on Sunday, 22 December in Nerriga at 11am and in Batemans Bay at 4pm These sessions are for residents who have been impacted by or likely to be impacted by the Currowan Fires Nerriga Community and Sporting Association...

Currowan and Tianjara bushfires at Emergency Warning level

Urgent information from the RFS regarding the Currowan and Tianjara bushfires. Current 6pm, 21st December Currowan bushfire  This is a very dangerous fire. A fire generated thunderstorm has formed over the Currowan and Tianjian fires. Lightning may spark new fires, report all new fires to emergency triple zero (000). Under catastrophic fire danger, your safest...

Princes Hwy now closed on South Coast between Tomerong and Conjola

Due to the bushfires affecting the South Coast this afternoon the Princes Highway is now closed between Tomerong and Conjola, between the Wool Road and Bendalong Road. Go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest on the bushfires and to www.livetraffic.com.au for the latest information about roads.