Australia Fires | Update 1

Updated 9:00 PM PST / 4:00 PM GMT + 11

Australia’s New South Wales Rural Fire Services is made up of 74,000 volunteer members that provide EMS to approximately 95% of NSW’s population.

As of Monday around 3:00 PM GMT, they reported they have had 40 bush and grass fires with 19 uncontained and 2 under monitor/patrol status.

Here is a recap of current wildfires for Monday (their time) November 7, 2016:

Lone Pine Fire:  This wildfire is an out-of-control bush fire that is located in the community of Port Stephens on Lone Pine Rd in Balickera, New South Wales Australia.  It is currently being fought by firefighters and is deemed having a 0% containment status.  It has scorched 6624 hectares (ha) or as 16,368 acres.

Ravenswood Rd Kundabung Fire:  This bush fire is located at 56 Ravenswood Rd in Kundabung, New South Wales and is listed at 2450 ha or 6,054 acres.  It is currently under control.

The current weather conditions in the Kundabung area are 83* F temp with a 0% of precip with winds blowing 17 mph and a humidity level of 48%.

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