Bushfires 2012


Intensity of fire alters weather

Intensity of fire alters weather

A Rural Fire Service (RFS) spokesperson said the Sir Ivan Fire was burning in catastrophic fire conditions so intense that it turned pyro-convective.  

Gifts of hope from far away

Gifts of hope from far away

Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Father-of-two faces heartbreaking scenes

Father-of-two faces heartbreaking scenes

Chris Wentworth-Brown said he was still in a daze on Tuesday as he stood outside his Uarbry home that was burnt to the ground by the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Gifts of hope from far away | Video

Gifts of hope from far away | Video

Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire. The scenes were so devastating she decided then and there to support those affected by the fire.  

Channel Seven star thanks NSW RFS

Channel Seven star thanks NSW RFS

TV personality Edwina Bartholomew usually reports on news around the country on her Sunrise gig, but this week she nearly became the news.  

‘Disgusting’ act

‘Disgusting’ act

A Cassilis man who has been assisted by the Mudgee community after losing everything in the Sir Ivan fire has suffered another setback.  

Rotary set-up fund to help local fire victims

Rotary set-up fund to help local fire victims

Following the extensive bushfires which have occurred in central western NSW recently, the Rotary Club of Mudgee and Mudgee Sunrise have jointly sponsored and established a fund.  

Fires nearing containment

Fires nearing containment

It’s hoped that work at the Kains Flat fire on Thursday – with ground and air crews carrying out back burning – will have it contained.  



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