Newcastle Herald
Thursday, 7 December 2023

Salt Ash bushfire emergency: Residents say "you never get used" to the threat of fire

Matt Carr
Updated November 23 2018 - 12:08pm, first published 11:48am

The stresses of moving house only got worse for Rachel Bailey on Friday when the truck hauling her family’s belongings from Tanilba Bay to Maitland got caught in Salt Ash amid the emergency bushfires. 

Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.

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