A man has been charged after he allegedly threatened two Rural Fire Service volunteers on the NSW mid north coast.
The 44-year-old is reported to have threatened the pair with physical harm and harm to their property on Thursday morning, NSW Police said.
It’s understood the volunteers were in a briefing at the time of the incident at about 7.45am.
The accused was arrested shortly before midday in Elands and police located what is believed to be a knife when searching him.
He has since been charged with two counts of intimidation and possession of a knife in a public place.
He is due to appear at Forster Local Court on Friday.
Elands is between two bushfires – one north at Lyrebird Lane in Ellenborough and the larger out of control Rumba Dump fire which is south of the area.
Both were at ‘watch and act’ alert level on Thursday evening.