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Fire day

17/10/2013

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Woke to thick smoke in the city today, and things have not improved on what is turning into a bad fire day for us. Our airport at Newcastle is evacuated due to the Hank street fire that’s breached its containment lines and is now burning south east. There’s a fire at Killingworth to the west of the city and grass and scrub fires down the west side of the lake. More than eighty fires state wide, four with emergency warnings and three with watch and waits issued. And the wind is rising…