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
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
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
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
Today (Friday December 13) the fire rating as been reduced to low/moderate in the Illawarra Bulli Times Gift Shop
Bulli Rural Fire Brigade warn of a “High Fire Danger Rating” in the Illawarra today (December 12). Visit https://www.myfireplan.com.au/ to create or update your fire plans. The Bulli Times Gift Shop
A Total fire ban has been declared today, Saturday December 7, for the Illawarra. Authorities warn the fire danger risk is “very high”.