Uki Rural Fire Brigade has been sent to Smiths Creek in the Tweed. Picture Rohan Kelly, file
Uki Rural Fire Brigade has been sent to Smiths Creek in the Tweed. Picture Rohan Kelly, file

Crews called to North Coast fire

UPDATE 2PM:

FIRE crews were called to the scene of a fire in the Tweed earlier today only to discover it was a private burn off.

Uki Rural Fire Brigade responded to reports of a fire near Smiths Creek Rd in Smiths Creek earlier today.

A spokesman said crews initially had trouble finding the small fire, which turned out to be a private burn off.

EARLIER:

FIREFIGHTERS are at the scene of a small fire on the North Coast

Uki Rural Fire Brigade were sent to Smiths Creek Rd in Smiths Creek, near Stokers Siding in the Tweed, just before midday today.

A spokesman said the fire appears to have started on the side of the road.

More to come.