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Almost all of NSW in Bush Fire Danger Period

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The RFS made the declaration Monday, effective midnight last night.

Anyone wanting to light a fire almost anywhere in NSW, including across the Northern Rivers, will need a permit until further notice.

Eight local government areas are yet to enter the official BFDP: Albury, Berrigan, Federation, Greater Hume, Coolamon, Junee, Lockhart and Wagga Wagga.

Residents in those regions will face fire restrictions from 14 October.

For more information visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/BFDP.


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