BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Two Watch & Act fires are currently burning in the NBN News viewing region:
– Costellos Rd, Pinkett to the south-east of Glen Innes. Burning in an easterly direction, isolated rural properties may come under threat over the coming hours. Firefighters supported by aircraft are working to slow the spread of the fire and protect isolated rural properties.
WATCH AND ACT – Costellos Rd, Pinkett (Glen Innes Severn LGA) – Bush fire burning in the area of Costellos Rd, Pinkett SE of Glen Innes. Burning in E direction towards Pinkett Rd, Ryans Rd & Pinket Showground. Firefighters on scene. https://t.co/1ddzeTXCrN #nswrfs #nswfires pic.twitter.com/5TtEBv83mo
– Coraki-Ellangowan Road in the Richmond Valley LGA. Fire is impacting isolated rural properties in the area. Firefighters supported by aircraft are working to slow the spread of the fire and protect properties.
WATCH AND ACT – Mothersoles Rd, Ellangowan (Richmond Valley LGA) – Fire burning in the area of Coraki Ellangowan Rd & impacting isolated rural properties. Firefighters & aircraft working to slow the spread of the fire & protect properties https://t.co/lkmcTmRSot #nswrfs #nswfires
More than 70 fires are burning across the state, with more than 800 firefighters working to protect life & property.
This article will update with new information as it comes in.