Tathra bushfire inquiry: Scoper admits he 'missed a few trees' and firefighter questioned backburns

Alasdair McDonald
By Alasdair McDonald
Updated August 19 2020 - 12:28am, first published August 13 2020 - 3:30am
The 2018 fire burned through more than 1000 hectares of forest, causing $63.5million worth of damage, and destroying 56 homes and 35 outbuildings. Photo: Karleen Minney

Day eight of the coronial inquiry into the 2018 Reedy Swamp/Tathra bushfire has investigated the standards of tree hazard identification before the fire, and the questioning by one firefighter of backburning tactics on the day of the fire.

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