UPDATE: Firefighters have extinguished a grass fire along the railway line at Corrimal on Sunday afternoon.
The blaze spread about 100 metres.
The wind caused a smoky haze and dramatic scenes.
EARLIER: Two Fire and Rescue crews are working to extinguish a grass fire near Corrimal Cokeworks on Sunday afternoon.
The fire started next to the railway line and the wind is not helping conditions for firefighters.
A blue-tinged smoke is being emitted from the fire causing a dramatic scene.
Firefighters have the blaze under control and a representative from the Australian Rail Track Corporation is assisting.
Read more: Wild winds expected across Illawarra
Trains are continuing to operate but will be slower going through Corrimal.