Bushfires 2013


Fire on Yass Valley border

A small fire broke out just off Coolalie Road on the border of the Yass Valley and Upper Lachlan shires late last night.  

Lightning fires quickly dealt with

Lightning fires quickly dealt with

A fire broke out as a result of a lightning strike at the corner of Doctors Flat and Wee Jasper roads on Wednesday.  

Power out at Gunning 

Electricity to 440 homes in and around the towns of Gunning, Dalton and Jerrawa was lost on Tuesday afternoon after a high-voltage power line fell over near Veterans Road.  

Weekend spot fires

Lightning strikes kept Yass’ firefighters busy at the weekend, with several fires attended to on Saturday night and Sunday morning.  

Twenty-seven homes lost in Grampians fire 

Twenty-seven homes lost in Grampians fire 

RESIDENTS around the Wartook Valley, St Helens Plains and Roses Gap areas will continue to return to their homes over the coming days as emergency services assess damage and remove fallen and dangerous trees.  

Fire evacuees took refuge in Stawell

Fire evacuees took refuge in Stawell

MORE than 470 people registered at the Stawell relief centre at the Leisure Complex over the weekend, one of those was Sylvia Hannah.  

92 bushfires burn in NSW

92 bushfires burn in NSW

BUSHFIRES are expected to continue this week despite the efforts of NSW firefighters.  



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