Emergency level fire continues to burn at Charmhaven: large air tankers called in to protect train line, M1

Updated December 31 2019 - 9:52pm, first published 6:30pm
Charmhaven fire. Pictures: Marina Neil, Geoff White

Update 9.50pm: The Charmhaven fire is now burning towards Blue Haven, fanned by the strong southerly winds. It has jumped the Doyalson Link Road.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, covering mainly local government and transport. Max mostly reports on the Newcastle Knights, but also covers a mix of local sport.

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