See the latest updates on fires around the Clarence Valley
See the latest updates on fires around the Clarence Valley

FIRE UPDATE: What's burning in the Clarence Valley

UPDATE: 2PM

FIRE activity has increased along Old Glen Innes Road and fire fighters are continuing to try and protect isolated properties near Setters Rd, Weasel Rd, Doboy Rd and Glens Creek Rd.

Old Glen Innes Rd is closed at the Doboy Rd intersection.

In the latest update released by the NSW Rural Fire Service, waterbombing aircraft have been assisting firefighters on the ground while backburning operations are being undertaken to build and consolidate containment lines.

NSW RFS advise that these practices will increase fire activity and smoke in the area. 

EARLIER

NSW Rural Fire Service - Clarence Valley has reported 24 fires within the local government area, 13 of which are yet to be contained. 

 

BUCCARUMBI

Location: 3916 Old Glen Innes Rd, Buccarumbi
Size: 1583ha
Status: Out of control

GLENREAGH

Location: Shipmans Rd, Glenreagh
Size:  29ha
Status: Under control

Location: 11 Stoney Ridge Rd, Kremnos
Size: 1748ha
Status: Being controlled

SHERWOOD

Location: Sherwood Creek Rd, Sherwood
Size: 33ha
Status: Being controlled

HALFWAY CREEK

Location: Gilmores Ln, Halfway Creek
Size: 20ha
Status: Under control

NYMBOIDA

Location: Goolang Creek, 3520 Armidale Rd, Nymboida
Size: 1619ha
Status: Being controlled

SOUTH GRAFTON

Location: 69 Swallow Rd, South Grafton
Size: 1ha
Status: Under control

CHAMBIGNE

Location: Chillumbarriga Rd, Chambigne
Size: 0ha
Status: Out of control

WATERVIEW HEIGHTS

Location: 390 Old Glen Innes Rd, Waterview Heights
Size: 4ha
Status: Under control

RAMORNIE

Location: Bristol Arms Rd, Ramornie
Size: 646ha
Status: Being controlled

WOMBAT CREEK

Location: Wombat Creek Rd, Wombat Creek
Size: 465ha
Status: Being controlled

SMITHS CREEK

Location: 544 Smiths Creek Rd, Smiths Creek
Size: 617ha
Status: Being controlled



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