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An emergency warning was issued on Monday night to residents in the Snowy Monaro region where fires are burning out of control.

People in the Calabash Road, Tinderry Road, Egans Road and Naylers Lane areas were urged to seek shelter as the fire front approached.

The Clear Range Fire raged along the Monaro Highway near Bredbo on the weekend.

The Clear Range Fire raged along the Monaro Highway near Bredbo on the weekend.Credit:Dean Sewell

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) reported a number of fires burning out of control in the Tinderry, Calabash, Anembo and Jerangle areas.

“These have started as a result of the Clear Range fire. These fires are more than 880 hectares in size and are out of control,” the RFS said.