The worst fire situation in 45 years, a state of emergency declared and over 300klms of fire front. The risk in the next 48 hours will be that the fires of Bilpin/Mt Lagoon, jump containment lines and join with the fire of Mt York and then into the Grose River Gorge.
With this potential, the fires could impact the Sydney basin including Richmond and Penrith.
Below is a photo by Phil Hearne that has gone viral across the world. The fire fighters have gone for days without sleep and as such catch 40 winks when they can.
Members of my family are rostered on tomorrow for fire duty and David is on to assist with the truck refit as required.
Our gutters are clean, down pipes blocked and all fire fighting equipment in place and on active standby.
Our neighbours are packing and leaving, and we have packed those items that mean a lot to us