NO THREAT TO HOMES FROM BELMONT SOUTH BUSHFIRE

Photo via Fire and Rescue NSW Station 251 Cardiff

There was an ominous red glow in bushland at Belmont South this morning, as a small fire took hold in swampland near the lagoon.

Photo via Fire and Rescue NSW Station 251 Cardiff

No homes came under threat from the blaze, which started in hard to reach terrain at around 4 o’clock on Tuesday morning.

Volunteers from the Rural Fire Service, along with Fire & Rescue crews from Cardiff and Belmont worked to contain the blaze.

Photo via Fire and Rescue NSW Station 251 Cardiff

It’s expected to smoulder for most of the day.