The Hunter region has been placed under an extreme fire danger rating

Lucinda Garbutt-Young
Anna Falkenmire
Updated September 20 2023 - 5:09pm, first published September 18 2023 - 6:25pm
Emergency services have been on the scene of a fire in Pelican. Pictures by Simone De Peak

A TOTAL fire ban and extreme fire warning is now in place across the Hunter until midnight.

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Lucinda Garbutt-Young

Lucinda Garbutt-Young is a producer at The Canberra Times. She was previously a reporter at the Newcastle Herald, where she covered breaking news, court and other general news. Do you have a story? Email Lucinda at l.garbutt-young@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Anna Falkenmire

Police and crime reporter at the Newcastle Herald. Email: afalkenmire@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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