Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Salt Ash bushfire eases at Lemon Tree Passage Road, Rookes Road as Nelson Bay Road re-opens

Matt Carr
Updated November 23 2018 - 8:10pm, first published 7:00pm

A SECOND day of horror conditions kept firefighters guessing at Salt Ash on Friday, with properties constantly under threat from a capricious bushfire amid howling winds.

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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