Crews attending fires at Dapto, Port Kembla

Port Kembla Beach from Cowper Street. Picture: Sarah Horvath

Port Kembla Beach from Cowper Street. Picture: Sarah Horvath

UPDATE 6.05PM: Rural Fire Service Illawarra zone district service officer Col Church said there were seven fire trucks attending the Cleveland Road fire.

"We're actively containing that fire," he said. "We're actively, aggressively attacking that fire. 

"It's not contained as yet... There was property under threat.

"We've protected the (Dapto) high school; I believe the high school was under threat there."

However, Mr Church said the school was not currently under threat.

"It was, but not now," he said.

Mr Church said he couldn't yet confirm the cause of the fire. 

UPDATE 5.50PM: The fire at West Dapto is reportedly encroaching near Dapto High School. 

There were also earlier reports of a power pole ablaze near Daisy Bank Drive. 

FIRE-FIGHTING units are attending bush fires at Cleveland Road, Horsley and Cowper Street, Port Kembla.