GIVING blood is an important thing to do, just maybe don't try and cycle home afterwards.
A NIMBIN woman who interrupted a press conference with Labor leader Anthony Albanese says politicians are not doing enough to help firefighters.
"IT'S not just the fires, trees will be down, roads are narrow and as we saw in Victorian 2009 fires, people died in their cars because they could not get out".
"THE last three days have been flat out backburning."
AS THE Mt Nardi fire escalated to Emergency Warning, Nimbin residents were urged to be prepared to preferably leave early.
RESIDENTS in the Nimbin area are urged to attend a community meeting at the nimbin town hall at 4pm on Sunday November 10.
AS EMERGENCY services crews including firefighters from several agencies battle nearly 100 fires across NSW, police said some have been lit on purpose.
DRIVERS are urged to take extra care in the Woodburn area after a crash this afternoon.
POLICE defend strip-search numbers while evidence shows two-thirds failed to yield any prohibited drugs or dangerous items.
THE Rural Fire Service said the Wardell fire, which is currently listed as being out of control, has burned more than 529ha.