FIREFIGHTERS are working late this afternoon (Friday, December 30) to contain an out-of-control grass fire spreading across an estimated 100 hectares of property at Bakers Swamp, just south of Wellington.
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The RFS has called in aerial firebombers to help with the unfolding situation.
The reports are "sketchy", according to NSW Rural Fire Service operations officer Mark Pickford, but the grass fire has been spotted east of Gowan Green Road at Bakers Swamp.
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"The RFS brigade and aviation team in Orange are working on the fire at the moment," Mr Pickford said.
Canobolas RFS has sent one truck to help contain the fire.
The Wellington Fire and Rescue truck has also been deployed to the area, Anthony Hojel of Fire and Rescue NSW Dubbo said.
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