An out-of-control fire is currently burning in the Blue Mountains.
It is near the Bells Line of Road, Bilpin between Johnsons Rd and Glenara Rd.
The fire is moving in an easterly direction, with strong winds fanning the blaze.
Some isolated properties in the area are likely to come under threat as the afternoon goes on.
There are currently 'Very High' fire danger conditions, with this making it difficult to bring the fire under control.
Embers are also creating spot fires, which are posing a more immediate risk to properties.RFS advises residents to put their Bush Fire Survival Plans into action now.If you don't have a plan, decide what action you will take if the fire threatens your property.Leaving early is noted to be the safest option.