Watch and Act bush fire east of Mittagong

Fire east of Mittagong.
Fire east of Mittagong.

UPDATE: The fire has been downgraded to advice level, the fire is still burning out of control. 

Rural Fire Service crews are responding to a bush fire east of Mittagong. 

The fire is located in the located at Mt Lindsay in the the Upper Neapean state conservation area. 

The bush fire is out of control and has a ‘watch and act’ alert level as of 1.21pm, Monday January 8.