A total fire ban (TOBAN) is in place for the Far North Coast today (Friday, 25 September) with the fire danger being rated as ‘Very High’.
The Ballina, Byron, Clarence Valley, Kyogle, Lismore, Richmond Valley, and Tweed Shire council areas. council areas make up the Far North Coast are and all have a total fire ban in place.
Both the North Coast (Bellingen; Coffs Harbour; Port Macquarie-Hastings; Kempsey; Nambucca; Mid-Coast) and Great Hunter (Cessnock; Dungog; Lake Macquarie; Maitland; Muswellbrook; Newcastle; Port Stephens; Singleton; Upper Hunter) regions are also listed as ‘Very High’ however, they do not have a total fire ban in place.
There is a potential for the TOBAN to continue into Saturday which will be confirmed tomorrow.