A bushfire broke out in the Whiteman Creek area on Friday, 9th August, 2019.
IT'S been a tough year for Edwin Newbery. In March the bloke who picks up your green waste and protects your house in a bushfire lost his son to suicide.
HIGH winds and low humidity hampered efforts to contain an out of control bushfire threatening properties west of Grafton.
MORE than 350 firefighters are currently battling 60 fires across the state in an unusually early start to the bushfire season.