Fire crews are continuing to battle the out-of-control Green Wattle Creek Fire in Wollondilly and the Southern Highlands after homes were lost during heatwave conditions on Saturday.
The destruction around Balmoral and Bargo caused by the aggressive Green Wattle Creek fire follows the loss of up to 40 homes in the area on Thursday.
However a southerly which blew through the area on Saturday night brought much-needed rain, prompting the RFS to downgrade the fire to watch and act level.
Residents of several towns have been advised to monitor the conditions closely.
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