Firefighters are desperately trying to control devastating bushfires across NSW before a ‘dangerous day’ of weather forecast for Tuesday with the Rural Fire Service warning ‘lives will be at risk’. As the state begins to count the devastating cost of the fires, three people have been confirmed dead and there are fears that number could rise, with five people reported missing. Conditions eased on Sunday, and firefighters are now desperately trying to control the bushfires, as the RFS says Tuesday will likely see widespread severe and extreme fire danger from the Queensland border to the south coast and across the central west. ‘Tuesday 12 November will be a dangerous day,’ it tweeted. ‘With so many fires already burning, homes and lives will be at risk.’ On Sunday morning, 72 fires were burning across NSW, 36 of which were not under control. Eleven fires remain at a watch and act level. RFS Inspector Ben Shepherd says fire crews are doing all they can to control blazes already burning before Tuesday. As dozens of firefighter battled blazes near Taree, the body of a woman was found on a property in a nearby township LATEST ON THE BUSHFIRES IN NSW AND QUEENSLAND NSW:*… Read full this story
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