Bushfire emergency at Kurri Kurri
Bushfire emergency at Kurri Kurri

Sixty firefighters are tonight battling a bushfire at Kurri Kurri, north-west of Newcastle.

The blaze broke out at about 4:30 this afternoon.

Properties are under threat in Brown Crescent, and roads have been closed in the area.

For more information on what to do during a bushfire visit the RFS website.

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