Flying fox colony spared as firefighters carry out hazard reduction burn at Blackbutt Reserve

Angela Thompson
Updated October 11 2017 - 12:30pm, first published August 22 2017 - 10:45am

A hazard reduction burn is underway at an arson hotspot in Blackbutt, as unseasonal dryness compels firefighters into early action. 

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson


Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day.

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