Fire Danger Rating

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Total fire ban today in the Illawarra with high temperatures and gusty winds

Gusty winds and high temperatures, ahead of a cooler change later this evening, will elevate bush fire conditions in the Illawarra today. Even after the limited rain received over the past week, the NSW Rural Fire Service warns the overall moisture deficit remains low. A TOTAL FIRE BAN is in force today

Total fire ban across NSW tomorrow as Premier declares state of emergency

The NSW Government has declared a third State of Emergency ahead of worsening fire conditions predicted for Saturday. A total fire ban is in place across the whole of the state tomorrow (Friday January 3). The Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons wrote to Premier Gladys Berejiklian requesting she declare a State of Emergency under … Continue reading

Total fire ban Saturday as another catastrophic fire danger issued for Illawarra

WITH the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring dangerous fire conditions for tomorrow (Saturday December 21) Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a State of Emergency. A catastrophic fire rating has been issued for the Illawarra for Saturday as severe to extreme heat wave conditions are expected to peak with the mercury set to exceed 40 … Continue reading

Total fire ban as temperatures forecast to climb into the mid 30s tomorrow

A TOTAL fire ban remains in force for the Illawarra tonight and throughout tomorrow and the weekend. Extreme bushfire conditions will once again make it a dangerous day for emergency service workers, as the Bureau of Meteorology reminds communities to remain alert to the risks posed by the heatwave, with extreme temperatures set to impact … Continue reading

Fire rating reduced to low-moderate

Today (Friday December 13) the fire rating as been reduced to low/moderate in the Illawarra Bulli Times Gift Shop

High fire danger rating today

Bulli Rural Fire Brigade warn of a “High Fire Danger Rating” in the Illawarra today (December 12). Visit to create or update your fire plans. The Bulli Times Gift Shop

Total fire ban in place

A Total fire ban has been declared today, Saturday December 7, for the Illawarra. Authorities warn the fire danger risk is “very high”.  

Severe fire danger rating today

The Fire Danger Rating today (December 5 2019) has been upgraded to severe until further advice. A total fire ban is also in place. Visit to create or update your fire plans. Bulli Times Gift Shop

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