Hudson fire downgraded to advice as community mourns Captain Leo Fransen

Sarah Falson
Updated November 17 2023 - 3:42pm, first published 1:45pm

The alert level for the biggest fire in the state, burning in the Walgett LGA, has been downgraded to advice as the community mourns the death of a volunteer firefighter who was killed battling the blaze.

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Sarah Falson

Sarah Falson

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