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NSW Rural Fire Service

Fire Updates

The high winds and dry conditions are the perfect storm for bushfires. Stay up-to-date and informed with the NSW RFS.

Information from the RFS;

Lone Pine Fire

Current Situation

  • The fire is burning near the Pacific Highway at Balickera, north of Raymond Terrace.
  • The fire is burning intensely and is spreading quickly, generating significant amounts of smoke.
  • Firefighters are on scene.
  • There are rural properties in the area.
  • Aircraft, including the Very Large Air Tanker is being sent to assist firefighters.
  • The Pacific Highway has been closed in both directions near the Weigh Station, north off Raymond terrace and will likely be closed for some time.


  • Follow the advice of firefighters on the scene.
  • Follow your bush fire survival plan. If you do not have a plan, leaving early is your safest option.



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3 Comments on “NSW Rural Fire Service”

  1. Pauline iBBETSON November 5, 2016 at 3:35 pm #

    Please can you advise if the Branch Lane is safe to travel between Karuah and Booral?

  2. Pauline iBBETSON November 5, 2016 at 3:32 pm #

    Please can you advise if it is safe to go up the Branch Lane from Karuah to Booral

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