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South Coast RFS captain shares experience of battling Coolagolite bushfire

Amandine Ahrens
Updated October 9 2023 - 4:51pm, first published 1:15pm

Twelve-hour shifts and the most challenging of conditions can take their toll when fighting fires - but one local Rural Fire Brigade captain says an increased focus on crew members' mental welfare is seeing benefits.

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Amandine Ahrens

Amandine Ahrens


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

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