Firefighters have warned an out-of-control car fire in the right condition could cause a bushfire
The warning came after two cars were abandoned and set on fire on Sunday morning, one spreading and igniting nearby bushland.
Both police and Rural Fire Service crews attended the blazes.
Rural Fire Service's Aaron Powell said firefighters were called to the Riverina Highway, Splitters Creek, at 6am where they found a car and surrounding bushland alight.
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Firefighters also responded to a car fire on Thurgoona Drive, Thurgoona, near Kerr Road about 8.40am on Sunday.
Mr Powell said in the current dry climate it was extremely reckless behaviour.
"The fire spread to a grassy area, but it was quite a green area so it didn't spread further and we were able to contain it before we got a bushfire," he said.
"It's certainly concerning, in another six or eight weeks with the fire conditions we're expecting, if cars are being dumped alight on the side of a road it could easily lead to fire taking hold."