Firefighters are currently battling a bushfire near suburban homes in Sydney’s southwest.
Fire and Rescue NSW were alerted to the blaze at Revesby Heights at around 1:20PM.
“We found an area of bush alight behind a row of houses,” Fire and Rescue NSW Superintendent Scott Dodson said.
More than 20 firefighters were on the scene this afternoon as the situation was upgraded to a two-alarm fire.
#UPDATE: A bushfire is still burning near Brockman Avenue in Revesby Heights.
Firefighters are aiming to extinguish the blaze quickly in case winds increase this afternoon.
— 9News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) December 10, 2020
Four fire trucks were on the scene and a water bombing aircraft has been put on standby.
A statement on the Fire and Rescue website reads that no houses are currently under immediate threat, however there are concerns that winds are continuing to increase.
Revesby Heights | Bush Fire: More than 20 firefighters are battling a bush fire near a residential area in Brockman Avenue, Revesby Heights.
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— Fire and Rescue NSW (@FRNSW) December 10, 2020
More to come.