Towns brace for worsening conditions as NSW bushfires continue | Pacific Beat

Towns brace for worsening conditions as NSW bushfires continue

Towns brace for worsening conditions as NSW bushfires continue

Updated 22 October 2013, 12:28 AEDT

In the eastern Australian state of New South Wales, it's a day many residents of the Blue Mountains and Lithgow have been dreading - with the forecast for increasing winds and higher temperatures.

Fires have already destroyed dozens of homes close to bushland.

In Lithgow, residents in vulnerable streets have had an anxious night, watching the spread of a major fire to the north.

Presenter: ABC reporter Brendan Trembath

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