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Drier than usual winter leads to early start for bush fire danger period

Amandine Ahrens
Updated August 23 2023 - 5:33pm, first published August 19 2023 - 2:30pm
Fire authorities are sounding the alarm about fuel load amid dangerous conditions this summer. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
Fire authorities are sounding the alarm about fuel load amid dangerous conditions this summer. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Following a particularly dry winter, the bush fire danger period has been announced with local Rural Fire Service personnel urging people to be extra careful with any burns conducted on properties.

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Amandine Ahrens

Amandine Ahrens

Journalist

I've grown up in the Bega Valley and I'm a regional daily news reporter on the Far South Coast of NSW. Got a story? Get in touch: 0436 426 843 or email amandine.ahrens@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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