Phillips---Banner.png

Bushfire In Eurobodalla, North West Of Moruya


The ‘Wheel Gully’ fire is 23 km NW of Moruya, covering an area of approximately 3.5 square kms, of which 2 thirds is private property, the rest being in Deua National Park.


Believed to have begun on private property during the high winds last week, the fire is being managed by the NPWS, using fixed wing aircraft and 5 helicopters.

3 bulldozers and a number of remote area NPWS fire fighting crews from around the state, continue the arduous task of putting in control lines in very difficult terrain.

Deua River brigade members have been carrying out night patrols which require a 3 hour return journey to/from the fire ground.

An operational base for aircraft refuelling and fire fighting crews has been set up at Merricumbene on the Araluen Road. Work will continue in order to control and contain this fire, but only rain can extinguish it.





#latest #Paper #Moruya

COMMENTS : You can use a pen name or better yet use your real name, you must provide a valid email address (that does not get published) and your comment will be moderated prior to approval (or rejection if that is the determination of the moderator). Refer to our Terms and Conditions if you have any questions) 

Please note that from time to time comments are archived. If you are looking for a previous comment no longer visible please contact us. Last Archived 7th July 2019