Firefighters and helicopters are working to contain bushfires which are burning at Tanglewood on the Tweed Coast.
DURANBAH farmer, John Brinsmead, feared the worst on Monday afternoon when a fire, believed to have started from power lines, began racing towards his home.
FIVE helicopters, 17 fire trucks and 51 crews were yesterday fighting a bushfire west of Cabarita that has been burning since Saturday.
[BREAKING]: THE Rural Fire Service will hold a communty meeting at Tyalgum Hall from 6pm to 8pm tonight to answer residents' questions.
SIX helicopters yesterday water-bombed a large bushfire on the Tweed Coast that threatened a number of homes.
ALMOST the entire Tanglewood community chose to evacuate the area late Monday afternoon as bushfires threatened to destroy their homes.