The Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands is being urged to heed health and safety advice, as the weather heats up across the state.
The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted significantly warmer conditions in NSW, with temps in the Shoalhaven expected to reach around 35 according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
On the Southern Highlands the Mercury could hit 33 degrees.
State Emergency Operations Controller, Deputy Commissioner Emergency Management Peter Thurtell, is urging us to make ‘safety the priority’, and not take unnecessary risks.
The NSW RFS has posted a HIGH bush fire danger.
It said that under a HIGH fire danger, all fire permits are automatically suspended.
The RFS advised that all permit holders have a responsibility to check any piles that were burnt over the past few days as windy conditions increase the risk of reignition.