'Massive fire' at Eden close to homes, but quickly brought under control

James Parker
Updated September 20 2023 - 5:00pm, first published September 19 2023 - 5:23pm

When Jan Blaxter, 81, looked out her window in Eden to see flames filling the scrubland along the coast, she locked her black toy poodle Sophie inside, called Triple zero, then grabbed her garden hose.

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James Parker

James Parker


I am a regional daily news journalist on the Far South Coast of NSW aiming to immortalise the stories of everyday people through narratives. Have you got a story? Contact me on 0437 166 441 or at james.parker@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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