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.

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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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