NSW and Queensland fires: one person found dead, two more missing and more than 100 homes destroyed – live

More than 30 people were injured and 77 fires were still burning throughout the state, with 42 uncontained 10.40pm GMT NSW Rural Fire Service deputy commissioner Rob Rogers said there had been reports of “a significant loss of koalas” in the northern NSW fires.“They’re not very quick animals, they are very vulnerable. It’s devastating,” he told Sky News on Saturday morning. 10.28pm GMT There are a suite of road closures across northern NSW because of fires. The situation on fire grounds is still unpredictable so these can change quickly. Please check latest updates if you are travelling in bushfire-affected areas...BALD NOB TO EATONSVILLE: Gwydir Hwy remains closed btwn Bald Nob Rd and Tindal Rd due to a a back burning operation.HARRINGTON TO CROWDY HEAD: Crowdy Head Rd is closed due to a bush fire, avoid the area.BILLYS CREEK to NYMBOIDA: Armidale Rd is closed due to a bush fire.LOWER CREEK: Kempsey Rd is closed btwn Raspberry Rd and Deep Crk due to a bush fire. Continue reading...

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