Backburn area not examined

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By Jennie Curtin
Updated June 27 2022 - 10:45pm, first published June 26 2022 - 11:26pm

The area where fire fighters lit a backburn which would ultimately destroy properties around Mt Wilson, Mt Tomah and neighbouring villages was never examined, despite the officer in charge specifically asking for it to be done, an inquiry has heard.

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Jennie Curtin

Upper Mountains Correspondent