Throsby Lane Fire and Crumps Rd Fire have Joined

Two fires burning out of control in the Hunter Valley have now joined and continue to burn out of control, the fire is now known as crumps complex fire.

The fire has burnt around 900ha in Bushland near Congewai and continues to grow in size.

The fire remains at advice and is not threating property at this stage.

Monitor conditions as the situation can change.

Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au,