The fire at the Booderee National Park at Jervis Bay has been contained and downgraded to advice level.
The fire burning in the Caves Beach Road area, south west of the Jervis Bay airfield, has burnt approximately 340 hectares.
The blaze broke out around midday on Tuesday, January 26 and by 2.30pm had been updated to watch and act status.
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Around 30 local Rural Fire Service crews and some from further afield, with the aid of three large air tankers and a number of helicopters battled the blaze and undertook various backburning operations to try and contain the fire which was burning in inaccessible heathland areas.
During the blaze, both the Wreck Bay and Jervis Bay villages were put on alert with residents told to monitor the conditions and be prepared to follow their Bushfire Survival Plans.
Following the arrival of the predicted southerly change last night, which had been a concern for fire chiefs, conditions eased and overnight light rain has fallen on the fireground allowing firefighters to contain the blaze.
.Crews have monitored the fireground overnight, putting out hotspots and will continue patrol and mop up areas today, Wednesday, January 27.
Booderee National Park has been closed Wednesday and people are advised to stay away from the area.
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