"There's 370,000 hectares of fire right now burning in New South Wales, which is more than the entire area burnt in 2018".
Fitzsimmons said the fire service has received reports that several communities have been impacted by the blazes, including reports of injuries to residents and damage to buildings.
In some areas, residents were stuck and told to simply "seek shelter as it is too late to leave".
"A number of fires in the north coast and northern NSW areas are becoming more intense - and more risky", the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) said on social media. "If you are near these fires, your life is at risk and you need to take action to protect your life", NSW Rural Fire service said.
There were 15 blazes at the highest threat level on Friday evening, with more than 1,000 firefighters are fighting the blazes.
"To have 17 fires concurrently burning at emergency alert level is without precedent in the state of New South Wales", NSW RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons told members of the press.
The map issued by the fire service shows the locations of the devastating blazes.
Le land d'Universal Studios se révèle en images
L'événement se rapproche, et les travaux de construction se finalisent peu à peu, laissant apercevoir de nouvelles images du site. Mais les attractions devraient également voir le jour hors des frontières nippones; notamment à Orlando, Hollywood et Singapour.
Aston Martin confirms DBX SUV will cost from £158000
Crucially, the seating position also delivers a clear view of the bonnet to give confidence when in tight proximity to other cars. Aston Martin says its designers took more than six months just to define the position of the driver within the vehicle.
The fires - many in drought-affected areas - were being exacerbated by gusty winds and up to 35C heat. At least five schools have closed due to the fires.
Firefighters in northern NSW are also preparing for an upsurge in adverse conditions on Friday, when temperatures of 37 degrees Celsius are expected in the city of Brisbane, whereas in Western Australia, temperatures are forecast to exceed 40 degrees in places such as Perth.
Queensland and New South Wales are prone to wildfires in spring and early summer.
Experts estimated the bushfires have wiped out about half the koalas living on a coastal reserve in New South Wales.
Koala Conservation Australia estimates around 350 koalas living on the reserve in the north coast town of Port Macquarie have died in the bushfires.
Australia's east is being ravaged by a record number of intense bushfires in a dramatic start to the country's fire season, with scientists warning of worse to come.
Last month, Halle was shocked by an anti-Semitic shooting attack near a synagogue, in which two people were killed. Following an explosion in the mine, about 35 people were trapped underground at a depth of about 700 meters.
But when questioned by the accused's lawyer, Ian Brookie, she said the original location and source of blood was unknown. The trial continues on Monday and Justice Simon Moore reminded the jury not to engage with others about the case.
He has tied Ohio State's single-game records for sacks (four) and tackles for loss (five) in the Buckeyes 38-7 win over Wisconsin. Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young won't play Saturday against Maryland because of a possible NCAA "issue" in 2018.
Negotiators spent the early months of the Trump presidency debating strategies for salvaging American support for the accord. Meyer argued that " President Trump's decision to walk away from the Paris Agreement is irresponsible and shortsighted".
Context: Didi has faced scrutiny in the past for allowing sexist practices to creep into its services. The service was suspended past year following the murder of a female passenger by her Didi driver.
The Clippers have also played well on the defensive end, but they have struggled when Leonard is not in the lineup. The Clippers rallied from eight points down early in the period, taking their first lead on Leonard's basket.
L'avant-centre merengue , Karim Benzema a participé à ce festival de buts en inscrivant ses 49è et 50è but dans la compétition . Le Real Madrid s'est baladé 6-0 face aux Turcs de Galatasaray lors de la 4è journée de la coupe aux grandes oreilles.
The premiere was the summer's most-watched program, but viewership declined with each episode that followed. The very meta-comedy series event BH90210 will not return for a second season, Fox announced Thursday.
Kerfoot moved in alone and fired his fifth past Quick. "But every year is different and we've just been a little inconsistent". Petan was sent to the Marlies last week and was sharp in a pair of road games, scoring two goals and recording three assists.
Yann Moix va rejoindre l'émission d'Eric Naulleau sur C8
Un pied de nez à Laurent Ruquier quand on sait qu'Yann Moix et Éric Naulleau sont deux anciens chroniqueurs de l'émission. Yann Moix rejoindra prochainement l'essayiste dans cette émission qui revisite l'actualité, produite par Cyril Hanouna .
S&P 500, Dow open at record highs on trade deal optimism
The yield on 10-year Treasurys rose to 1.95% from 1.814% Wednesday as investors sold USA government debt, seen as a haven asset. On the down side, Expedia Group Inc plunged 27.4% as the online travel booking company missed quarterly profit estimates.
New NTSB report in fatal crash involving self-driving car
As NTSB's Vehicle Automation Report reads, "The system design did not include consideration for jaywalking pedestrians". The self-driving vehicle reportedly failed to calculate that it could collide with her until 1.2 seconds before impact.