The Liberation Trail fire has caused widespread devastation through Nana Glen
A Rural Fire captain has expressed frustration at the public and media, who tour firezones to see the damage and get in the way of firefighters.
In the wake of the devastating bushfires in the region a number of initiatives have been announced to help ease the burden.
Some 200 homes have been destroyed by fire in NSW and QLD.
Current NSW firegrounds are four times the size of the land that burned last year.
STANDING on the roof of the Nana Glen house he built 30 years ago, John Malcolm heard what sounded like a freight train before facing a 20m wall of flames