The man was rescued at 4am on Tuesday morning.
It comes as Australia's largest city, Sydney, recorded its wettest day in over 15 months on Friday.
Fires in the state’s north-east have razed more than 3,300 square miles of forest and farmland since Friday.
Lee Cuthbert, Paul O’Shaughnessy and Luke O’Shaughnessy said the incident in the Australian city was "very surreal".
In the driest spell since 1965 in New South Wales, kangaroos have been competing with livestock for pasture.