Fires in Port Stephens

There's plenty of smoke.

Fires in Port Stephens

There's a fair bit of smoke coming from the Port Stephens area this morning thanks to two small fires.

One 2ha blaze has been contained at Tanilba Bay with crews keeping an eye out for any potential flare-ups.

While a second 7ha fire is throwing up a significant amount of smoke after breaking out at the Habitat. 

15 firefighters with portable pumps have been forced to walk through mudflats to contain it douse the flames and contain it.