Sydney Fires: The South West of Sydney is under threat by a bushfire.
Monday will be a litmus test for the NSWRFS and fire fighting crews.
A major fire is heading for the SW Sydney suburbs and wind conditions could cause an escalation in the fire situation. Thousands of homes could be at risk.
Strong winds on Monday will cause challenging conditions for firefighters working on fires on the western side of Lake Burragorang, south west of Sydney.
The fire is expected to spread in an easterly direction towards built up areas.
Please check with the NSW Rural Fire Service website for the most up to date information and follow them on social media.
There are 129 bushfires burning across the state at this time, with 55 yet to be contained as fire authorities prepare for a difficult week.
Fine ash and smog from fires continues to rain down on Sydney, creating havoc for air quality Across the city.
The Sydney News Authors