Backburning at Cabarita behind Tamarind.
Backburning at Cabarita behind Tamarind.

Fires force evacuations in Tweed

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to two separate bushfires burning out of control in the Tweed this afternoon.

Tamarind Avenue in Bogangar has been closed off and property nearby evacuated due to the fires.

A bushfire has also been reported on Tweed Coast Road, south of Pottsville.

More details to come.



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