Long Gully Road fire, near Drake over, as a community counts the cost

By Donna Ward
October 28 2019 - 6:00am
After the loss of two lives, 44 homes and 74,000ha of bush and farmland, the Drake fire is declared over. Photo by Daniel Waters, NSW RFS.

After seven and a half weeks of unrelenting pressure for firefighters and residents alike, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) officially declared on Sunday afternoon that the Long Gully Rd fire near Drake was extinguished.



Donna Ward

Senior Journalist

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