4:10pm UPDATE: Newcastle Airport has advised the airfield has now been closed to all flights until further notice. Please delay all non-essential travel to the area. Latest fire info: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me
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3:10pm UPDATE: Newcastle Airport advises that the terminal remains open, but flights have been disrupted. Passengers are advised to check with your airline for flight status: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me
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UPDATE: The RFS on the ground in Tomago estimate 30 to 40 homes to be in the vicinity. The fire is heading easterly directions towards the Newcastle airport. Airport terminal remains open, but flights disrupted: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me
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TOMAGO FIRE: This fire is at EMERGENCY WARNING status. Latest RFS info: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me Video courtesy Maddy Schofield.


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