The Mid North Coast has been issued with a very high fire danger rating for Tuesday, November 18.
District Officer Stuart Robb from the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) said crews worked across the weekend to strengthen containment lines of several fires, in preparation for higher temperatures this week.
Mr Robb said some areas of the Mid North Coast will experience temperatures into the 30 degrees on Tuesday, November 18.
However, he said this will be accompanied by low humidity. Winds also aren't predicted to be as strong as what hit fire zones last week.
Unlike other regions in the state, the Mid North Coast hasn't been issued with a total fire ban. All fire permits are suspended.
Under a very high fire danger rating people should review their bush fire survival plan, keep informed about conditions and be ready to act if necessary.
Mr Robb said as of 4pm on Monday, November 18 he's uncertain of what weather conditions will impact fire zones on Wednesday and Thursday.
Over the weekend, NSW Rural Fire Service commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons was in the region to thank firefighters for their efforts in helping to keep communities safe.
In a speech to residents and firefighters at Lake Cathie, Mr Fitzsimmons said temperatures are predicted to rise to 40 degrees in some parts of the state.
"Over the coming days we're going to see widespread severe dangers impacting lots of the fire grounds between Tuesday and Thursday this week."
Mr Fitzsimmons said he was extremely proud of the men and women from fire services who were leading the Mid North Coast through the crisis.
"Extremely well led during some of the most challenging circumstances that you've experienced in recent months and that you're continuing to experience," he said.
For current information on fires in the area, visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au or download the Fires Near Me app.
If you see a fire and no fire trucks in attendance call triple zero (000) immediately.
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