The fire is currently threatening properties around Congarinni

Volunteers on deck at Bowraville yesterday (Sunday)
Volunteers on deck at Bowraville yesterday (Sunday)

Current Situation

The fire is currently threatening properties around Congarinni.

The fire is burning in an easterly direction towards Warrell Creek.

Firefighters continue working to protect properties that come under threat in the area.

A number of local roads may be closed or blocked due to falling trees.

South Arm Road is closed to the west, from the Williams Hill Road intersection.

Advice

If you are in the area of Congarinni and Warrell Creek Road and your plan is to leave, or you are not prepared, leave now towards Macksville.

If you are in the area of Bowraville, Congarinni North, Argents Hill, Buckra Bendinni, South Arm and McHughs Creek Valleys, watch out for smoke and embers.

Put your bush fire survival plan into action. If you don't have a survival plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens.

A Facebook page callout to Hyland Park residents by Bekki Unwin on Sunday gathered these donations within an hour

A Facebook page callout to Hyland Park residents by Bekki Unwin on Sunday gathered these donations within an hour

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