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SES busy as winds, fires hit NSW - SBS

by | September 26, 2013

Emergency services across NSW have had their hands full with hundreds of incidents as high winds spark fires and uproot trees across the state.

Fire crews are working to contain a bushfire south of Taree, which has blocked the Pacific Highway in both directions.

The blaze has been classified as a Watch and Act but there are no immediate threats to homes in the area.

Fire and Rescue NSW say they are dealing with more than 100 smaller bush and grass fires, mostly in western Sydney.

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