Two more fires have broken out near Coffs Harbour.
Two more fires have broken out near Coffs Harbour.

UPDATE: Orara fire under control, Halfway Creek downgraded

UPDATE: The fire at Upper Orara is now being controlled after what was an intense Saturday. 

The Rural Fire Service and locals had to band together to defend homes which were under attack in the region, but the danger has now eased. 

Further north the fire at Halfway Creek has been downgraded to the advice level as fireys monitor the situation. 

EARLIER: The Rural Fire Service are currently at two out of control fires which have recently sparked up on the Coffs Coast. 

One fire is just north of Halfway Creek and is currently 608 hectares in size.

This fire is currently at watch and act level.  

The other blaze is near Fridays Creek Rd and Mount Browne Rd at Upper Orara, which is currently burning out of control and 31 hectares in size.

It's currently at the advice level with members of the RFS door knocking on local homes at Mount Browne Rd to inform them of the situation.  

For up to date information click here.

A bushfire has broken out in the Upper Orara area.
A bushfire has broken out in the Upper Orara area. Sam Flanagan


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