Tamworth RFS prepares for forest fire season on back of drought

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 16 2018 - 10:47am, first published 7:00am
RED ALERT: Tamworth RFS Superintendent Allyn Purkiss says the dying trees will make it a challenging bushfire season. Photo: Gareth Gardner

WITH swades of dead trees, dry dams and hot temperatures, the region’s firefighters are preparing for intense bushfire season that could be plagued with large forest infernos.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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