Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Toorumbee Complex fires (formerly Jacobs Spur and Armidale Road fires, Kempsey LGA)

Posted:09/11/2019 18:04

A bush fire is burning in the Willi Willi area, west of Kempsey. The fire has burnt more than 49,000 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

A number of fires have joined in the area around Bellbrook. The Toorumbee Complex fires includes the Jacobs Spur and Armidale Road fires.

The fire is burning in the area of Bellbrook, Hickeys Creek and Willawarrin on the southern side of the Armidale Road.

Overnight a southerly change saw a decrease in fire activity.

Firefighters continue working to protect properties and slow the spread of the fire.


If you are in the areas of Bellbrook, Willi Willi or Carrai Road, monitor conditions. Put your bush fire survival plan into action.

If you do not have a bush fire survival plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 09/11/2019 20:00 or if the situation changes

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