Latest on roads closed due to bush fires in Northern NSW

As of Saturday, 9:30am

The Pacific Highway remains closed between Nabiac and Cundletown due to a bush fire.

Motorists are advised to avoid non-essential travel due to the dangerous and constantly changing conditions.

Motorists already in the area who need to travel are able to go via The Bucketts Way through Taree and Krambach before re-joining the Pacific Highway. This diversion is only available for lights vehicles.

Heavy vehicles are advised to take the New England Highway as an alternative.

Other road closures in place from bush fires include:

*Failford - The Lakes Way is closed between the Pacific Highway and Failford Road.

* Purfleet - Old Bar Road is closed between the Pacific Highway and Saltwater Road.

*Harrington to Crowdy Head - Crowdy Head Road is closed.

*Walcha to Bago - The Oxley Highway is closed between Brackendale Road and Comboyne Road.

*Thrumster - Oxley Highway is closed between John Oxley Drive and Wrights Road.

*Lower Creek - Kempsey Road is closed between Raspberry Road and Deep Creek.

*Tingha to Guyra - Guyra Road is closed.

*Billys Creek to Nymboida - Armidale Road is closed.

*Bald Nob to Eatonsville - the Gwydir Highway is closed between Bald Nob Road and Tindal Road.

Motorists should avoid areas affected by bushfires as conditions can change quickly. Motorists should follow directions of emergency services and traffic crews, and check the latest information at www.livetraffic.com.

Photo: Rural Fire Service, Mid Coast District

Photo: Rural Fire Service, Mid Coast District