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In Pictures: Heartbreaking Photos Of The NSW Bushfire Damage

While communities across NSW have worked tirelessly to battle dozens of bushfires across the state, it's not over yet. Here's how pictures told the story on Tuesday.

On Tuesday evening, there were more than 50 fires still burning across the state, with about half of those not contained.

The fires have burned through more than one million hectares, with reports that up to a dozen more properties were damaged or destroyed, on top of the 150 lost earlier in the week.

Three people have been confirmed dead but there are no more reports of missing people.

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A number of injuries to RFS firefighters have been reported, including fainting, heatstroke and smoke inhalation,  none of them life-threatening.

A firefighter battling a blaze at Turramurra in Sydney's Upper North Shore suffered a fractured arm and ribs.

While conditions are expected to ease overnight, a Total Fire Ban remains in place for Wednesday.

Firefighters save a house on Bullocky Way, Possum Brush, south of Taree in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP
The Hillville bushfire burns behind a cross at Possum Brush south of Taree in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP
The aftermath of chemical fire retardant that was dropped on houses in Turramurra, north of Sydney. Image: AAP

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Property lost in Possum Brush, south of Taree. Image: AAP
Sharnie Moren and her 18 months old daughter Charlotte look on as thick smoke rises from bushfires near Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour. Image: AAP
Children's play equipment stands in a burnt-out yard on Bullocky Way, Possum Brush, south of Taree in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP
Peacocks forage through the burnt-out wreckage of a house lost to the Hillville bushfire in the Mid North Coast region. Image: AAP

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Weary firefighters take a break from battling bushfires in Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour. Image: AAP
The remains of Aaron Crowe's home, lost in a fire on Friday, is seen dumped on a footpath outside the NSW Parliament. Image: AAP
Carol Plummer and Troy Gash's home was destroyed in fires on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Image: Supplied
A bushfire in Hillville moves in on a house near the Pacific Highway, north of Nabiac in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP
Horses in Rainbow Flat. Image: Supplied
A spotter helicopter flies through thick bushfire smoke in Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour. Image: AAP
Taree firefighters work to save a house in Possum Brush, south of Taree. Image: AAP

A fire near the Pacific Highway, north of Nabiac in the Mid North Coast. Image: AAP

A damaged truck at a burnt-out property in Possum Brush. Image: AAP

Featured image: @Ryleyjmckay Twitter/ AAP.