Update on Upper Hunter fires

October 25, 2023 1:25 pm in by

The fire at Baerami Creek has flared up and jumped Baerami Creek Road around 11 o’clock this morning.
The fire is heading in a northerly direction towards Wollomi National Park.
Firefighters are now conducting backburning ahead of the blaze in an attempt to prevent it spreading further.
The fire is still at the ADVICE alert level.
In Scone the Rural Fire Service has confirmed the EXTREME FIRE DANGER conditions arrived at around 10 o’clock this morning and are expected to remain till tonight.
The fire is still at the ADVICE alert level.
Members of the RFS Community Liaison Team are currently door-knocking homes at Sedgenhoe to ensure residents are prepared to evacuate if they need to later today.
A WATCH AND ACT alert was issued at around 12:15 p.m. for a fire at Ravensworth.
The incident is located where the Highway intersects with Lemington Road.
Traffic along the New England High may be affected. Motorists are asked to slow down in the area


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