A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Southern Highlands on November 19, due to forecast hot and windy conditions.
The total fire ban will commence at midnight until 11:59 pm.
The fire danger is considered to be severe.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) provides the following advice for severe and very high fie conditions:
- Well prepare homes that are actively defended can provide safety during a fire, such as cleaning gutters.
- Follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan and remain vigilant
- Keep informed by listening to local radio, watching television news broadcasts and monitoring www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.