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A firefighter in a yellow jacket and white helmet looking towards a bush fire
five tree trunks silhouetted in a bush fire
A firefighter in a yellow jacket and trousers and a whit helmet looking towards a bush fire
A white car burnt out from a recent bush fire sitting in front of a bush fire damaged house
A sign that says 'to the heros of currowan thank you 2019/20' the sign has the letters 'RFS

Who would have imagined

As an RFS volunteer, 26 November 2019, seemed like another manageable fire event. It wasn’t. From small beginnings we found ourselves near Lake Conjola, in a living hell, on New Years Eve. It continued until 8 February 2020. An amazing community spirit prevailed everywhere during the fires and after as the recovery continues.

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