Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire. The scenes were so devastating she decided then and there to support those affected by the 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.