Bushfires that burned near Kyogle, Casino and Tweed during the weekend have been extinguished or brought under control but eight fires are still burning in the Clarence Valley, two of them out of control, and four are still being brought under control.
Two grass fires reported yesterday afternoon in the Richmond Valley have been brought under control, one at Tatham–Ellangowan Rd and another at Barragundah Rd, Leeville.
A scrub fire reported at 136 Settlement Road, Numinbah, in the Tweed Valley, was brought under control at midday yesterday.
A pile burn that got away at Kyogle was brought under control at approximately 6.45 last night.
Rural Fire Service manager Michael Brett told local media that cooler conditions over the next few days should help firefighters, with some rain predicted, but hot weather will return later in the week.