Holidaymakers forced to flee from Jervis Bay campgrounds after a raging BUSHFIRE breaks out – two months before summer even starts
An out-of-control bushfire is burning at an idyllic holiday destination on the NSW south coast after hazard reduction blaze on a naval base jumped containment lines.
The Department of Defence was conducting the operation on the base in Jervis Bay when the fire got away about 2pm on Thursday, the NSW Rural Fire Service says.
A number of fishermen and sightseers at Point Perpendicular - on the southern side of the peninsula - were evacuated by authorities.
There are no current threats to camping accommodation or homes.
An RFS helicopter has been sent to contain the blaze, which is moving... read more
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