21 November 2009

Information from the Blue Mountains Fire Control Centre on the bush fire situation at Bell and Hurley Heights Trail / Mount Hay Creek.

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) and National Park & Wildlife Service fighters are attending to a number of fires burning in remote and rugged terrain within the Blue Mountains National Park. A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Blue Mountains LGA until midnight tonight. Fire crews are being assisted by 12 helicopters with the firefighting efforts.
A map of the fire locations is available on the NSW RFS Website - www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
Kind regards
Inspector Paul McGrath
Learning & Development Officer

Blue Mountains District
NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Services Centre
Cnr Bathurst Rd & Valley Rd

Phone     02 4784 7444

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