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UPDATE: Emergency bushfire at North Rothbury downgraded to WATCH AND ACT

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UPDATE 4PM:

Fire fighters are getting the upper hand on the fire which has now been downgraded to WATCH AND ACT. 

The fire is still fast moving so residents are being urged to monitor the conditions. 

EARLIER:

A rapidly moving bushfire is burning at an EMERGENCY alert level at North Rothbury, 16km south of Whittingham. 

The fire is burning in the area of Wine Country Drive at North Rothbury and spreading quickly, property is under threat.

Advice

  • If you are in the area of North Rothbury, you are at risk.
  • It is too late to leave.
  • Seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.