The fire in New South Wales worsens Sydney
29 houses have been damaged in the fires around Drake, Busbys Flat and Rappville in New South Wales and the quantity is going to rise. The Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall of NSW says, about 300 stock people were killed and 200 ones are missing. Recently, it has become known, 2 people are dead due to the fire. The Rural Fire Service says local firefighters will be granted a delay, as 50 people from Victoria will arrive at the fire sites in nothern New South Wales. Because of the drought, The NSW Farmers Association has asked banks to reduce lending to the farming sector. The drought assistance funds with delayed payments and bearing no interests are welcomed by the government.