JANN Wilson hasn't had the chance to celebrate Christmas yet.
The Sunshine Acres woman and her husband Greg were going to spend Christmas with their daughter at River Heads but instead spent the day battling a blaze which at one point reached the edge of one of their paddocks.
Jann and Greg pulled some branches off a bush in order to beat the flames out.
The two had to take down fences around their paddocks to let firefighters get to the blaze, which in turn allowed their cattle to escape.
They then spent Wednesday putting the fences back up and rounding up the cattle.
"The firies did a good job," Greg said.
While plenty of smoke continued to drift across the property, Jann said it was nothing compared to the day before when it had been billowing at overwhelming levels.
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