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NSW RFS warn: Illawarra's most at-risk suburbs as fire danger period heats up

Nadine Morton
Updated March 9 2023 - 2:24pm, first published March 8 2023 - 1:30pm
Increased rain and a lack of hazard reduction burns (such as this one in Stanwell Tops in 2021) have increased the risk of fires in some parts of the Illawarra. Picture by Adam McLean
Increased rain and a lack of hazard reduction burns (such as this one in Stanwell Tops in 2021) have increased the risk of fires in some parts of the Illawarra. Picture by Adam McLean

As communities in the state's Central West are being told to take shelter from a growing bushfire emergency, Illawarra's firefighters warn local conditions are also volatile.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Breaking news journalist at the Illawarra Mercury. Email: nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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