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Lightning's hidden danger

Central Western Daily  By NICOLE KUTERLIGHTNING strikes could cause hundreds of fires like the Goldings Long Point/Ophir Reserve blaze that was started on Friday night and the Rural Fire Service (RFS) might not know about them for days.

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Camille the helitanker drops in for flying visit

Central Western Daily  By CLARE COLLEYIt's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Camille the Erickson Air-Crane helitanker and on the weekend she had an unplanned overnight stopover at the Orange Airport.

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Eugowra family bales out bushfire victims

Central Western Daily  By NADINE MORTONHEARTBREAK for one community was the driving spirit behind the generosity of another yesterday.

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Firefighters prepare for the heat of battle

Central Western Daily  By NADINE MORTONFIRE crews are on standby today as the Canobolas Zone is once again classified with a severe fire danger rating.

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Cargo fires up for Australia Day fundraiser

Central Western Daily  By NADINE MORTONTHE humble yabby race is as Australian as pavlova and if you have not yet raced a yabby your chance is coming up next week at the Cargo Inn.

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Television coverage of Wambelong Fire, Coonabarabran 17-1-2013

The prime minister visited the Warrumbungles Bush Fire ground on the 17-1-2013 to see first hand the damage.

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Larras Lee airstrip provides assistance

The Larras Lee air strip has been put through its first test providing major assistance to a fire near Cumnock.

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Mitchell highway truck fire

Multiple brigades were called to a semi trailer fire late yesterday afternoon on the Mitchell Hwy 8 kilometres west of Orange.

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Highway four vehicle collision

Cowra GuardianThe Midwestern Highway was closed briefly to just one lane of traffic yesterday morning after a multiple vehicle collision on the outskirts of Cowra.

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Eugowra fire escapes into backyard

Central Western Daily By NADINE MORTONFirefighters scrambled yesterday to contain a fire that jumped containment lines at Nangar Road near Eugowra.

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