Great news after nearly a month of fighting the Sir Ivan fire.
It’s hoped that work at the Kains Flat fire on Thursday – with ground and air crews carrying out back burning – will have it contained.
A total fire ban is in place for the Mid-Western area on Friday.
As heat records were broken around the nation last weekend, two fires raged in the central west, near Mudgee.
Twenty-seven firefighters from Lithgow have been deployed to Mudgee to help assist with firefighting efforts.
Fire updates | Two fires in region
All State forests in the NSW Central West have been closed from Friday 10 February until Monday 13 February due to high fire danger.