A fire burnt out of control at the coastal village of Brooms Head, near Grafton, on the NSW North Coast.
FIREFIGHTERS across the Northern Rivers are racing against the clock to get backburns and containment lines in place before a return to bad fire weather.
THE NSW Rural Fire Service has renewed its call for North Coast residents to remain on high fire alert following a blaze near Nimbin on Tuesday night.
BRETT LOWDEN, captain of the Lismore Fire Brigade, wants people to sign up as retained firefighters to boost numbers in the Northern Rivers zone.
FIRE service volunteers are bracing themselves for more bushfires on the North Coast, as weather conditions are predicted to change and cause a flare-up.
PETER Ostenfeld flew over the Brooms Head fire in his ultralight plane yesterday about 9am and his daughter Sarah took some amazing photos.