NSW, QLD bushfires: Catastrophic conditions forecast for Tuesday edited by Ferratum

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards1 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards2 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards3 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards4 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards5 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Elvis Sure Can Dance … remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer6 of 51

Elvis Sure Can Dance ... remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Elvis Sure Can Dance … remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer7 of 51

Elvis Sure Can Dance ... remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Prime Minister Scott Morrison comforts 85-year-old Owen Whalan of Half Chain Rd in Koorainghat who was evacuated from his home during a visit to Club Taree Evacuation Centre on Sunday. Picture: AAP/Darren Pateman8 of 51

Prime Minister Scott Morrison comforts 85-year-old Owen Whalan of Half Chain Rd in Koorainghat who was evacuated from his home during a visit to Club Taree Evacuation Centre on Sunday. Picture: AAP/Darren Pateman

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards9 of 51

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards10 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)11 of 51

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards12 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)13 of 51

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards14 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards15 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards16 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards17 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards18 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards19 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards20 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards21 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards22 of 51

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)23 of 51

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)24 of 51

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)25 of 51

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)26 of 51

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A truck burns at a property at Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)27 of 51

A truck burns at a property at Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)28 of 51

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)29 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)30 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)31 of 51

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)32 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)33 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A resident watches the fire approach Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)34 of 51

A resident watches the fire approach Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)35 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)36 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires approaching houses in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)37 of 51

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires approaching houses in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)38 of 51

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)39 of 51

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The remains of a property destroyed by fire is seen in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)40 of 51

The remains of a property destroyed by fire is seen in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)41 of 51

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. - Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

The burnt out shell of a Jaguar vehicle sits in the ruins of a smouldering house on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)42 of 51

The burnt out shell of a Jaguar vehicle sits in the ruins of a smouldering house on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)43 of 51

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Brooke and Tristan Smith blacken out bush near their home at Wallaby Point, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)44 of 51

Brooke and Tristan Smith blacken out bush near their home at Wallaby Point, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A water bombing helicopter attacks a bushfire near houses along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)45 of 51

A water bombing helicopter attacks a bushfire near houses along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)46 of 51

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)47 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A bulldozer puts in a fire break to stop bushfires along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)48 of 51

A bulldozer puts in a fire break to stop bushfires along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)49 of 51

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters extinguish a fire next to a house along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)50 of 51

Firefighters extinguish a fire next to a house along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Matt Hope was on a flight from Sydney to Brisbane on Friday 08 November 2019, and captured this image of the fires on the New South Wales Mid North Coast. Picture: Matt Hope51 of 51

Matt Hope was on a flight from Sydney to Brisbane on Friday 08 November 2019, and captured this image of the fires on the New South Wales Mid North Coast. Picture: Matt Hope

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Elvis Sure Can Dance … remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Elvis Sure Can Dance … remarkable effort by chopper using sea water to save homes at Tallwood Estate south of Taree. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Prime Minister Scott Morrison comforts 85-year-old Owen Whalan of Half Chain Rd in Koorainghat who was evacuated from his home during a visit to Club Taree Evacuation Centre on Sunday. Picture: AAP/Darren Pateman

An out of control bushfire threatens Johns River on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters hold back a fire threatening a house on The Buckets Way at Tinonee near Taree on the NSW mid north coast. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

Firefighters tackle a bushfire to save a home in Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019 as they try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A truck burns at a property at Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A resident watches the fire approach Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A firefighter on property protection watches the progress of bushfires approaching houses in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The remains of a property destroyed by fire is seen in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

A fire rages in Bobin, 350km north of Sydney on November 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes that are raging in the state of New South Wales. – Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP)

The burnt out shell of a Jaguar vehicle sits in the ruins of a smouldering house on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

The ruins of a house smoulders on Old Bar road Near Taree, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

Brooke and Tristan Smith blacken out bush near their home at Wallaby Point, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)

A water bombing helicopter attacks a bushfire near houses along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

A bulldozer puts in a fire break to stop bushfires along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Firefighters extinguish a fire next to a house along Old Bar road in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Two people have been killed and seven others are missing in bushfires in NSW which have also destroyed at least 100 homes. (AAP Image/Shane Chalker)

Matt Hope was on a flight from Sydney to Brisbane on Friday 08 November 2019, and captured this image of the fires on the New South Wales Mid North Coast. Picture: Matt Hope

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