October long weekend's hot weather puts lifesavers, firefighters on high alert

Nadine Morton
Updated September 29 2023 - 8:59am, first published September 28 2023 - 2:32pm

Firefighters and lifesavers are on high alert, with a triple threat on the way - hot temperatures, a long weekend and the start of bushfire danger period.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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