An out-of-control fire burns near Ulladulla on the NSW south coast. Image NSW RFS
17 August, 2018, 05:41
But the fires around Ulladulla and Bemboka continue to burn out of control - and are expected to do so for several days due to the lack of easy containment lines.
NSW fire fighters work on containing an out of control bushfire in Bomaderry near Nowra, Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
While it's going to take "a fair amount of effort" over the next few days, crews are trying to get the south coast fires under control "ahead of stronger winds forecast for Saturday and the stronger fire risk associated with that extra wind".
Environmental change academic David Bowman said global warming meant the northern and southern hemisphere fire seasons were overlapping, which was stretching global firefighting resources.
Three boys were charged with allegedly lighting a fire at Blaxland on Wednesday.
She said while gusty winds were normal in winter, she couldn't remember the last time bush or grassfires were a threat.
'Usually winter conditions are just rainy and it just blows roofs off, ' she said.
A Watch and Act warning has also been issued for a fast-moving grass fire near Jerrara, west of Kiama.
Bushfire safety researcher Jim McLennan said he was "gobsmacked" to see so many fires in winter.
NSW Emergency Services Minister Troy Grant said the fires are a wake-up call for residents in fire-prone areas.
Mr Crawford urged rural property owners to reduce fuel loads and ensure firebreaks were free of vegetation.
Fires near Roma, Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Toowoomba on Wednesday kept emergency services busy.
A 300-hectare fire burns out of control at Bemboka.
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